Courses & Voluntary Work

Call for conservation volunteers at Minsteracres

Does the prospect of being indoors all winter send you stir crazy? The work doesn't stop just because it's cold! Sitting as it does in 110 acres, the estate at Minsteracres in Northumberland takes some managing. Over the last few years conservation consultant Andrew Pennington and his small band of conservation volunteers (nicknamed the volcons, with a nod to Star Trek) have made quite an impac...

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Trustees wanted to turn lives around at Cardinal Hume Centre

Based in Westminster, the Cardinal Hume Centre enables people to gain the skills and access the support they need to overcome poverty and homelessness. We work with homeless young people, badly housed families and others in acute need including migrants and refugees. With an annual income in the region of £2.8 million, we undertake all our work on one site, with 62 staff and over a 100 volunt...

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CAFOD announces new gap year opening in South East

This year's Gap Year group

CAFOD has announced a new gap year opportunity to volunteer with the development charity in the UK and to visit one of their international projects.

Step into the Gap, CAFOD’s gap year programme which works in partnership with placements across the UK, have just announced a new placement at St Cassian’s Centre, Kintbury.

The successful applicant will spend the year at the reside...

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Catholic Association of Performing Arts seeks part-time volunteer development officer

Volunteer part-time Development Officer for CAAPA (Catholic Association of Performing Arts) is seeking a dedicated volunteer part-time Development Office with a keen interest in the performing arts to join the team of this long-established charity with Tony Stephens and his wife Anna-Louise Plowman as newly-appointed Vice Presidents.

The candidate will be need to be proactive is steering ...

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Educators’ weekend on the Arts, Faith and Activism

A continuous professional development opportunity for educators is being offered in late June, to be held at the house of the Columban missionaries in Solihull, West Midlands. Arts educators from Catholic schools will explore the intersecting worlds of the arts, education, faith, and action for justice. A mixture of group and individual work, including discussion, mini-lectures, pray...

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Leader sought for Catholics in Scouting

The Scout Association is the country's largest mixed voluntary youth movement with over half a million members and is part of a worldwide movement of 40 million people. The Association is looking for a new volunteer leader for the group which supports Catholics in Scouting. Bishop Richard Moth, Liaison Bishop for Scouts, and Fr Jonathan How, National Catholic Scout Chaplain, would like to encou...

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Spiritual Direction Training in Canterbury

The Franciscan International Study Centre in Canterbury is now accepting applications for their Ecumenical Training Programme in Spiritual Direction. This part-time programme begins in October 2016 and finishes in June 2017 and comprises one weekend each term plus one Saturday each month during term time.

Franciscan Spiritual Direction is rooted in the spirituality of the Franciscan tradi...

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London: Could you be a Job Club volunteer?

Transformation - Job Club client before and after

The Cardinal Hume Centre in Westminster, provides a unique and invaluable service to out of work people in London through their Employment Services. Last year the staff and volunteer team helped 42 people into work, and not just any job, but work they really wanted and will sustain. The team provide one-to-one coaching support, build relationships with companies to help clients get their foot i...

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Recruiting now: Ecumenical Accompaniers in Palestine & Israel

The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine & Israel (EAPPI) provides protection by presence, monitors human rights abuses, supports Israeli and Palestinian peace activists and advocates for an end to the occupation.

Ecumenical Accompaniers, working as Human Rights Monitors, will be based in the West Bank and Israel in 2016 for three or four and a half months' service. All expense...

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18 – 30? Want to change the world? Are you ready to take an adventure that will change you and those around you? Your journey begins and ends in the UK, but takes you to one of the poorest countries in the world to meet amazing people and to share their lives.

CAFOD is offering a gap year experience in partnership with Cardinal Newman School (near Brighton), Just Youth (Salford), MYMiss...

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VMM ( the Volunteer Missionary Movement)

VMM (the Volunteer Missionary Movement) a lay missionary charity started 40 years ago in England has various  volunteer roles at home and abroad.

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