Volunteering Overseas

Looking to volunteer overseas after graduation? Here are some great places to start!

Rostro de Cristo
In solidarity with the people of Ecuador, Rostro de Cristo (Face of Christ), offers 10 day retreats for university groups plus full time volunteer opportunities. Rostro de Cristo is an official partner of Catholic Relief Services.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Through the international program of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, JVC provides dedicated college graduates a two-year experience of direct service with the poor, formation as women and men working who can work justly among various cultures, and living together as community among international neighbors.
Good Shepherd Volunteers
Good Shepherd Volunteers collaborates with the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to provide full-time volunteers with the opportunity to work in social service ministries and to use their God-given talents serving women, adolescents, and children affected by poverty, violence, and neglect.
Mercy Volunteer Corps
Mercy Volunteer Corps (MVC) is a full-time lay volunteer program offering placements in the continental United States and Guyana, South America for a one or two year commitment. Mercy Volunteers serve in education, health care and social services. Volunteers commit equally to service, a simple lifestyle in community, and personal and communal spiritual growth.
Maryknoll International
Maryknoll offers a series of short-term volunteer opportunities in locations including Latin America, Africa and China.
Catholic Network of Volunteer Services (CNVS)
CNVS is a non-profit membership organization of 200 domestic and international volunteer and lay mission programs. CNVS publishes and distributes RESPONSE, a comprehensive handbook of lay mission volunteer opportunities.
Pallotti Center
Promoting lay volunteer service, The Pallotti Center serves volunteers before, during and after their term of service. The Center also provides the Connections Directory as a resource for locating a volunteer opportunity.