JVC is a full-time volunteer organization offering services to poor and marginalized people in the United States and in six foreign countries. The program’s affiliation with the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), its diversity of placements, the opportunity to live in a lay community, and the strong retreat and formation program are hallmarks of this pre-eminent Catholic lay volunteer program.

The experience of Jesuit Volunteers is facilitated by staff, based across the US who understand community needs, maintain local ties, and provide strong personal and programmatic assistance, guidance and support in furthering the mission. The JVC national organization is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and is home to the office of the president and other administrative departments.

As openings become available within JVC, they will be listed below. Salaries are competitive with a generous benefits package. To apply, submit your resume, along with a cover letter indicating the position in which you are interested to the address indicated with the particular listing. General inquiries can be addressed to

As an inclusive community that continues to actively work towards being an anti-racist organization, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.



Open Positions

Program Manager (California – Los Angeles or San Francisco Bay Area) - Posted July 8, 2015

The Program Manager of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps is a key member of JVC’s domestic program team and JVC’s presence on the West Coast, providing management and supervision of three Program Coordinators working with the cohort of Jesuit Volunteers serving in New Mexico, Arizona and California.  The Program Manager will provide valuable insight into the development and implementation of the JVC program, retreat planning and facilitation, and will have direct responsibility for one Jesuit Volunteer Community.

All applicants should submit a cover letter including salary history, how you heard about the position, resume and three professional references to  The interviews will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.  August is the hoped for start time.  Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of full time professional experience and direct experience with a full time faith based service program, such as JVC.  He or she will have a completed a Bachelor’s degree, experience living in an intentional community, and commitment to the four values of JVC.  For full job description, click here: Program Manager

Communications and Social Media Manager (Baltimore) - Posted July 19, 2015

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is seeking to hire for a communications manager. The communications manager’s role is to increase the awareness of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps among its current audience and to broaden that awareness to a larger audience, positioning JVC as a leading faith-based global postgraduate volunteer program. The ideal candidate will have a minimum 2 years of work experience in web content and social media, be a collaborative team player and have excellent writing, editing, copyediting and proofreading skills.  Resumes can be emailed to  For full job description, click here:  Communications and Social Media Manager