Courses & Voluntary Work

Courses & Voluntary work in the UK and abroad.


CAFOD gap year with a difference - starting September

Some Step into the Gap team members

As five new volunteers begin their gap year adventure with CAFOD, there is still an opportunity to join this year's cohort, with places for the programme still available.

CAFOD's Step into the Gap programme, which is this year celebrating its tenth anniversary, has just announced that in addition to the volunteers who are already enrolled in the programme, there are still places available...

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Urgent call for Christian Peacemakers in Palestine

Escorting children to school

Are you being called to engage in peacemaking?

While Israel continues to ban human rights observers from Palestine, Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is committed to maintaining their presence with partners in al-Khalil/Hebron. They have now put out an urgent request for interns and Reservists to join the Palestine team ASAP!

Presence on the team requested by 25 August. Both trained ...

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Friends of the Holy Land (FHL) seek additional trustees

Friends of the Holy Land (FHL) wishes to recruit additional trustees.

We currently have on our Board nine trustees, two of whom are priests and the remainder laymen. We are looking to diversify the Board in gender, age and experience.

Our mission has developed so that our support as a charity is focussed from the bottom up by identifying individuals and families in the Holy Land in ...

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Columbans seek new 'Faith in Action Volunteer', from September 2019

Faith in Action Volunteer

This is a year of personal development and growth based in Birmingham, putting faith into action through projects connected to refugees/asylum seekers, inter religious dialogue, and justice and peace education.

The year includes a visit to learn about Columban mission in another culture (previous volunteers have visited the Philippines, the US/Mexico borderlands, Peru and South Korea).

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Invitation to become an Ecumenical Accompanier

The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (WCC-EAPPI) UK and Ireland, are looking for new participants!

Spend three month living in Palestine and Israel. EAs from all ages groups aim to offer a protective presence to vulnerable communities, monitoring and reporting human rights abuses.

Successful applicants are given support and training. EAPPI welcomes applicat...

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Liverpool: Volunteer opportunities in CAFOD charity shop

25th anniversary party

Twelve Liverpool volunteers are uniting to reopen the CAFOD support charity shop in St John's Road, Waterloo. The shop, which was set up by keen members of the community 26 years ago, has raised more than three quarters of a million pounds for the international Catholic development charity. In December 2018, it was forced to close due to a shortage of key volunteers.

Over the years, the s...

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Opportunity for emerging leaders from refugee backgrounds

Passionate about changing attitudes to refugees? Want to develop your leadership skills in refugee rights, media, education or arts & social change? From a refugee background? Applications are invited for emerging leaders from refugee backgrounds to support the production of Refugee Week 2019. Funded by Ben and Jerry's Foundation, the new Refugee Week leadership project aims to e...

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Volunteer opportunities with Jesuit Missions in 2019

Laura Brennen in Kyrgyzstan 2018

Jesuit Missions is now recruiting volunteers to travel overseas in 2019. The international development office for the Jesuits in Britain offers four volunteer opportunities, varying from one month to six-month placements. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a new culture, experience a different lifestyle and grow in the Christian faith.

Jesuit Missions is looking for peopl...

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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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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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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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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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GAP YEAR OPPORTUNITIES WITH CAFOD

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 believes in equipping and inspiring young adult leaders to be able to contribute to a more just and peaceful world.

In...

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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.

See our website: http://www.vmminternational.org/

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