Catholic Network of Volunteer Service (CNVS)

A clearinghouse organization for many projects around the world, primarily for Catholic or Christian advisors and volunteers.

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The project descriptions vary widely.


Many, but not all, programs ask for a college degree or equivalent life experience.

Financial Arrangements

Most programs provide room and board and a small living stipend. Many programs also cover health insurance, medical costs, and transportation. Some programs accept married people or people with dependent children.

Contact Information

Web Site:


1410 Q Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009-3808

Phone: 1-800-543-5046 or 202-332-6000

Fax: 202-332-1611

Registration / Application

Application begins with fill out a profile form on the CNVS web site.


History: Established as a not-for-profit organization in 1963.

Mission Statement

Catholic Network of Volunteer Service (CNVS), challenged by the message of the Gospel, promotes and assists member programs serving in the United States and throughout the world.

We are a resource for people who are discerning a call to volunteer service, are in service, or have returned from service.

We advocate an increased role for all women and men to utilize their gifts in service to the Church and the world.

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