Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York

Catholic Charities helps solve the problems of New Yorkers in need—non-Catholics and Catholics alike. We rebuild lives and touch almost every human need promptly, locally, day in and day out, always with compassion and dignity. Catholic Charities helps your neighbors, as you would like to be helped if your family were in need.

Our Volunteer Program Mission & Vision


At Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York we are dedicated to providing our volunteers with a high quality volunteer experience. As part of our commitment to help struggling New Yorkers, non-Catholic and Catholic alike, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York sees an organization where volunteers work as partners on all levels, and where their contributions are embraced, valued and recognized. 

To that end, our volunteers are essential in working with staff in delivering Catholic Charities' mission to deliver, coordinate, and advocate for quality human services and programs.


Through technology and trained staff, we strive  to provide a more innovative approach to volunteer management in which we will aspire to provide professional managed, flexible and diverse opportunities.


The Volunteer Creed

As a Volunteer of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY
I will
seek to uphold the dignity of each person as made in the image of God
by serving the basic needs of the poor, troubled, frail and oppressed of all religions
I will
Serve all with respect, compassion and dignity.