Most Catholic Worker communities have many ways for locals to get involved; contact your local community directly to find out how you might plug in. But if you’re looking for a longer-term commitment (say, living and working in a house of hospitality), check out the listings below. They’re organized by date, newest to oldest.
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Simone Weil CW: Call for Volunteers
Simone Weil Catholic Worker is looking for live-in intentional community members/Catholic Workers (full time, but p/t outside work is fine); live-in (or local) summer volunteers; members of a new associate community of folks living in our second house and sharing in our life while working and contributing to rent….
Casa de Clara Seeks 4 CWers
The Casa de Clara Catholic Worker (San Jose, CA) is looking for multiple new live-in intentional community members. If you’re…
Lydia’s House (Cincinnati) Accepting Applicants for Dorothy Day Fellowship Program
Lydia’s House, a Catholic Worker in Cincinnati, Ohio, is accepting applicants for the two-year Dorothy Day fellowship program in Community Ministry and Maternal and Early Childhood Advocacy
Hildegard House (Duluth, MN) Seeks Short-Term Volunteer (May – Sept.)
Hildegard House (Duluth, MN) is looking for someone to help with hospitality to asylum seekers from May to September — and longer, if it seems like a good fit.
Seeking Agroecology Internships & Short-Term Community Members
Do you ever wonder what life is like on an organic vegetable farm? Do you yearn to make an impact on local food justice? Our farm would be an excellent place for you to contribute to food justice, land stewardship, and community-building missions while learning valuable skills.
Haley House Seeks Summer Volunteers
We welcome 3-5 summer residents for the duration of the summer months, with some flexibility around start and end date. This is a volunteer role, where residents live upstairs and have food and housing in exchange for their service and contributions in the soup kitchen.
Loaves and Fishes (Duluth, MN) Seeks 2 Live-in Volunteers
Our ten-member community is hoping for two new live-in volunteers- one in each of our two guest houses.
Nashville Greenlands: Opening for New Community Member
We have a room open for a young person who does not want to enter the conventional American roadway to career and consumerism, or an older person who wants to leave it for a different path. We are not a typical urban CW community.
Live-in Volunteer Opportunity: Wallyhouse, Honolulu, Hawai’i
We are looking for one or two people to join Wallyhouse, a Catholic Worker community that welcomes volunteers dedicated to the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Wallyhouse is the only CW house of hospitality in Hawaii. It is located in the former rectory of St Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, surrounded by public housing and a number of homeless folks living in tents.
Casa de Clara Catholic Worker: Positions Available
Casa de Clara Catholic Worker, located in beautiful San Jose, CA, has two positions open for workers who are looking to help us rebuild. We shut down in 2021 due to Covid and the need to do a rash of renovations to our house but we’re trying to get started again. We love to have your help. The need in San Jose is great as we have a burgeoning homeless population and an ever-increasing wealth gap.
Dorothy Day Tampa seeks volunteers, six-week study course
Are you being summoned to love thy neighbor differently? Join us as we journey in faith with a virtual six-week…
Dandelion House (Portland, OR)
We are looking for people interested in joining a small, live-in Catholic Worker community. Prior community living experience, grounding in spiritual practice, and commitment to a nonviolent revolution are helpful. Contact Dandelion House Catholic Worker.