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Job and Study Opportunities

A service for Returned Missioners, this resource page lists available job positions and study opportunities.

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Digital Outreach Associate

Catholic Volunteer Network

POSTED July 6, 2020

We are pleased to share with you that we are now accepting applications for our exciting new position, Digital Outreach Associate. This position reflects our new approach to volunteer recruitment during this time of social distancing. Rather than focusing on in-person visits, we will dedicate energy to expanding our reach to prospective volunteers online. We are excited about the new connections we can make through this strategy.

For details, see the full job description here. Interested applicants can send their cover letter and resume to Mike McCormick. No phone calls please.

Vice president curriculum and training

The Chalmers Center

POSTED July 6, 2020

The Chalmers Center in the northern part of Georgia equips churches and ministries to help people who are poor experience lasting transformation. For many years, GLP has seen evidence of them embracing the principles and practices of a learning-centered approach, and we are pleased to share this announcement.

The Vice President of Curriculum & Training is responsible for overseeing a department that manages the development of the Chalmers Center’s curricula and online courses and that maintains training standards throughout the organization. The person in this role leads a team that works in a highly collaborative fashion with other departments and with partner organizations to create and adapt curricula and training that equips churches around the world to walk alongside people who are poor.

Healing Traumas through Grounding and Connection in Uncertain Times

POSTED June 18, 2020

Sunday, June 28, 2 pm EDT: Online Interactive Workshop on ZOOM with Maryknoll Sister Efu Nyaki and Maryknoll lay missioner Kathleen Bond in benefit of Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Through family-constellation dynamic, somatic experiencing and the yoga elements of breathing, movement and meditation, this workshop will explore ways to ground and connect in order to become resilient in the uncertainty of these times. Efu Nyaki and Kathleen have been Maryknoll missioners in Brazil for more than 25 years. They are social educators who focus their ministries on healing, body work and touch. Efu is the co-founder of AFYA: Holistic Center for Women in João Pessoa, Brazil. She is also an internationally known instructor of family-constellation and somatic experiencing with a focus on trauma healing. Kathleen is an Hatha Yoga professor with a focus on trauma-informed yoga, yogaterapia and inclusion. She also teaches yoga for pregnant women, baby yoga and shantala baby massage. She leads health circles for pregnant women and new moms at public health posts and teaches yoga at AFYA in João Pessoa. The workshop is free. Goodwill donations can be made online through this link. Proceeds will be split between the Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners. https://mklm.org/donation-healing-traumas/

friends in solidarity

POSTED May 13, 2020

Associate Administrative Officer

Friends in Solidarity, Inc., an initiative of U.S. Catholic religious men and women in support of religious working in South Sudan and beyond, is looking to hire an Associate Administrative Officer. The position is responsible for supporting the financial health and sustainability of the organization by overseeing grant writing, fundraising, and donor engagement.  The Associate Administrative Officer is an organized, independent worker with excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, proven success in acquiring grant funding, and supportive of the mission and vision of the organization. This position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. For more information contact: Joan Mumaw IHM at  jmumaw.solidarity@gmail.com

BorderLinks Position, Tucson, AZ

POSTED March 2, 2020

Director and Administrative Assistant Positions

Our organization does amazing work welcoming delegations from throughout the country to learn about the realities of the Borderlands and the struggle and resistance that migrant communities are engaged in. We’re currently looking to fill a Director-level position as well as an administrative assistant position.

Here is the link to Jobs page on the BorderLInks website:

Fordham Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development

POSTED OCT. 8, 2019

Fordham University’s Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development (Fordham IPED) is very much interested in receiving applications from returned Maryknoll lay missioners. It is their policy to give preference to applicants who have successfully completed their service as a volunteer for an international development organization and who wish to specialize in International Development Studies. Returned Maryknoll lay missioners are strong candidates in the competition for admission into our program as well as for financial aid awards. Former volunteers who seek careers with international relief and development organizations are strong candidates for the Arrupe Fellowship. Among former Maryknoll lay missioners who graduated from the IPED Program is Gregory Fischer (Class of 2012, Brazil). For more information, visit iped.fordham.edu or email iped@fordham.edu.


All MKLM Returned Missioners are encouraged to share job openings and study opportunities on this web page. Please send an e-mail to alwaysamissioner@mklm.org, including the following information:

 Organization/Company name

 Location of position/study opportunity (city and state)

 Title of position if applicable

 Brief description of position/skills required if applicable

 Complete contact information

 Application deadline