Jobs and Volunteering

This page lists 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.

Please note that the small national team in London is not able to offer work experience placements or short-term volunteering opportunities.


Last updated 17 August 2021

Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact)

Marketing and Communications Manager

Contract: Full-time, indefinite

Salary: £35k p.a.

Working in the small Communications team, reporting directly to the Head of Communications and managing one direct report, this post is the marketing and communications lead for Pact.

The main purpose of the role is to implement the charity’s marketing and communications strategy, focussed on the promotion of Pact’s services to key stakeholders including funders, commissioners, service users, donors, potential applicants and volunteers, Government and people in positions of authority and influence.

For more information and to apply, see Pact’s website.

Closing date: 26 August 2021

Development Manager (Individuals and Parishes)

Contract: Full-time, indefinite

Salary: £37k p.a.

The Development Manager will help to further Pact’s work with prisoners, former prisoners and their children and families. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator with extensive knowledge, skills and experience of individual giving and ideally experience of community and/or faith motivated giving. You will be adept at building enduring relationships both internally with a wide range of colleagues and externally, with individual donors, parish priests and secretaries, Catholic church networks such as CSAN and other key contacts.

For more information and to apply, see Pact’s website.

Closing date: 29 August 2021

Caritas Europa

Media Officer

Location: Brussels, with travel to other countries and option for teleworking.

Contract: Full-time indefinite

Caritas Europa is looking for a pro-active communicator who:

  • Reinforces the Caritas Europa image and messages towards the European Institutions and European media, supporting the implementation of the Caritas Europa Strategic Framework 2021-2028;
  • Reinforces the knowledge and understanding of the European dimension in Caritas work among its member organisations;
  • Based on previous experience and knowledge, improves the visibility of Caritas Europa and reinforces its communications and messaging.

For further information and to apply, see the Caritas Europa website.

Closing date: 5 September 2021.

Caritas Diocese of Salford

Senior Manager – Homelessness and Supported Accommodation

Location: Manchester, with travel

Salary: £45,859 – £48,847p.a. with Essential Car User Allowance

Contract: Full-time, indefinite

You’ll be responsible for homelessness day services and residential supported accommodation. You will also explore the possibility to potentially expand  support contracts with registered providers. You will have outstanding leadership skills, able to provide clear direction and model positive behaviours.

For more information and to apply, please see the employer’s website

Closing date: 13 September 2021, 9am

Interview date: 23 or 24 September 2021

Senior Manager – Social Action Projects

Location: Based in Salford with travel across the Diocese

Salary: £45,849 – £48,847p.a. with Essential Car User Allowance

This is a new post to be responsible for a designated, diverse portfolio of social action projects to support people who are in need. This will include services to support those who are refugees or asylum seekers, those needing our community-based support, older people, those who are disabled – with particular responsibility for the St Joseph’s Mission to the Deaf – and to have responsibility for a community outreach café and shop in Bolton.  This is a flexible role and the aspiration is for the role to expand and grow in the future to meet emerging need.

This is a brilliant opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people experiencing disadvantage, discrimination or isolation.

You will have outstanding leadership skills, able to provide clear direction and model positive behaviours.

For more information and to apply, please see the employer’s website.

Closing date: 13 September 2021, 9am

Interview date: 23 or 24 September 2021

The Medaille Trust

The Medaille Trust has a number of vacancies in roles such as Caretaker, Cleaner, Night Welfare Worker, Case Worker Assistant, Family Activity Co-ordinator, at a variety of locations.

For more information and to apply, please see the Trust’s website.