Jobs and Volunteering

This page lists any opportunities for paid or voluntary work that are:

  1. With the national team of Caritas Social Action Network in London.
  2. Offered by independent organisations within the Network, where they have notified us about the opportunity.

If you are interested in volunteering with our member charities, please visit their websites or contact them directly – see the Our Members section of our website to find out more.

Caritas Europa

Institutional Development Officer (youth engagement)

Location: Brussels

Salary: between €2,600 and €3,400 monthly, depending on experience.

One year contract, with possibility of renewal.

More details (pdf, 0.4mb)

Closing date: 29 May 29 2019, 23:59 Brussels time CET

Archdiocese of Birmingham

Senior Development Officer

Location: Queensway, Birmingham

Salary: £28,400 – £32,700 per annum

Full-time indefinite contract

Over the last four years the Archdiocese’s Development Team has secured over £3.5m of grant income from a variety of awarding bodies supporting some 150 of our 224 parishes to identify new income opportunities.

An opportunity to join this respected and thriving Team, where no day is the same has now arisen.

The Archdiocese of Birmingham extends from Potteries in the North to the Thames in the South. It includes 7 cities and 5 Counties; an area with over 5 million people. It serves a Catholic population of c. 450,000 through a network of 224 parishes and some 240 schools.

As our new Senior Development Officer you will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be confident to manage multiple tasks, work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and feel comfortable travelling across the Midlands and Oxfordshire to visit parishes to help with fundraising and development needs.

The role has an emphasis on preparing good quality funding applications but also includes the exploration and expansion of other fundraising activities including contactless / planned giving and developing parish sustainability. On occasion you will be required to deputise for the Head of Development.

In return the Archdiocese will provide flexibility around work hours, a supportive work environment and strong investment in staff training and development.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact the current Senior Development Officer, Laura Hines, on 0121 230 6265.

The job description/person specification for this role is available from the Human Resources Team (email:, completed applications should also be sent to this e-mail address.

Application for this role is by CV and covering letter, which should describe how your current experience, skills and knowledge matches those required for this position.

Closing date: Midday on 24 May 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 3 June 2019.

Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN)


CSAN’s Board of Trustees is looking to recruit two new trustees in 2019. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about Catholic social action and teaching and have a broad range of experience including: fundraising, human resources, politics and the law. You need to be able to commit to four Board meetings per year, with the associated preparation and follow-up work. Other events may call for your presence and some work relating to your particular skills may also be expected. Board meetings take place in central London. This is a voluntary role, but expenses are paid.

Role description

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Phil McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer, by email in the first instance to

Closing date: 24 May 2019.

Interviews: Early June 2019.

Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact)


Pact seeks volunteers to help deliver a new service from Brixton Prison in London. For more details and to apply, click on the relevant link below.

1) Family Befriending Volunteer, based at Brixton Prison, Jebb Avenue, London SW2 5XF, and in the community. Pact would welcome one or more days per week, preferably for at least six months.

2) Therapeutic Play Volunteer, based at Brixton Prison. Pact would welcome one or more days per week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday, preferably for at least six months.

The Medaille Trust

Anti-Slavery Envoy

Location: Home-based/flexible

Salary: £10.04 per hour, including rolled up holiday pay.

Ongoing recruitment for ad hoc assignments.

For job pack, application forms and job descriptions please visit the Trust’s website or email