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 5 July 2021

Diocese of Clifton

Adult Formation and Evangelisation Officer

Are you passionate about your faith and have a desire to share it with others?
Would you like to support our parishes in their mission to be communities of evangelisation and mission?
Do you have an interest in developing resources and working with a variety of different groups to deliver effective and dynamic sacramental preparation alongside accompanying parishes in their outreach to those seeking faith or simply curious?

The successful applicant will need to be committed to the mission of the Church, a confident communicator, able to promote the Gospel and support parishes to grow in their capacity to be places of mission and outreach.

Caritas and Environmental Officer

Are you passionate about our planet and how we care for it?
Do you care about the poor and the vulnerable in our local communities?
Would you like to be able to develop co-ordinated plans for action, working with parishes and schools in a Catholic setting?

The successful applicant will need to have the confidence to ensure that both the Cry of the Poor and the Cry of the Earth are fully integrated into the life of our parishes and schools.

For an informal discussion about the roles please contact Sarah Adams, Director of Adult Education & Evangelisation, Diocese of Clifton, on 07779 003431.

For further information and to apply, see the Diocese’s website.

Closing date: 5pm, 23 July 2021.

Diocese of Plymouth

Caritas Project Lead

Contract: Fixed-term for 15 months
Location: Plymouth, with city-wide travel
Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 per annum, pro rated for 28 hours per week

Caritas Plymouth is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person who would like to lead a new project to develop social action in parishes in Plymouth. The role will be based in a Plymouth parish and will work with Catholic parishes to map current social action and community engagement, identify gaps and opportunities and test and learn from some pilot projects. The role would suit someone who has an interest in community development and a passion for reaching out to those who are vulnerable as well as turning Catholic Social Teaching into action.

Copies of the job description are obtainable from the Diocese’s Human Resources Department on 01364 645383 or email recruitment@prcdtr.org.uk. Applications are by application form and covering letter. The last date for applications is 4 July 2021 and first interviews will be held during week commencing 12th July 2021.

Closing date: 4 July 2021

First interviews: during week of 12 July 2021

Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact)

Catholic Community Engagement Manager

Location: Home-based/London, with travel in England and Wales

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Contract: Full-time, fixed term for three years

As a key member of the Chief Executive’s team, you will work closely with colleagues in Communications, Supporter Relations, Volunteering and Services to deliver a coordinated approach to church engagement. With a strong track record in marketing or communications, you will be a committed active Roman Catholic and familiar with the traditions, structures, culture and beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church in England & Wales. You will also have excellent interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to build and work in warm partnership with a range of agencies and individuals within the Catholic community and in Pact for the common good.

Extensive travel will be required across the Dioceses of England & Wales and to visit Pact services (subject to any public health restrictions in force). As a national role the post may be home-based with easy access to major public transport networks, ideally within the Midlands, Thames Valley or London. 

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

Closing date: 11 July 2021

Interview dates: 19-20 July 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.