The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

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Want to join us in working for a world free of poverty and injustice? You can find current vacancies and volunteer opportunities here.

Vacancies at Caritas

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa, Oceania and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.


Part-time Communications Assistant wanted 

Part-time casual employee required for occasional assistance with communications tasks such as website updates, database updates, processing of donations and helping with reception duties one day per week.  Training provided. 

A good work ethic, collaborative workstyle and commitment to the principles of Catholic social teaching and Gospel values is a requirement for the role.  

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is the Catholic Bishops agency for justice, peace and development. We offer a welcoming and supportive culture working for poor and vulnerable communities in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world. Please email for more information.


Volunteer in New Zealand

Caritas is supported by a strong group of volunteers throughout the country and overseas. 

From those that sit on our committees, to those involved at the parish and school level, we and the many communities that we are able to help are indebted to all those that give their time and effort to help Caritas work with communitues for justice, peace and development. 

If you want to support our work as a volunteer within Aotearoa New Zealand, email us your CV and please include details of what you'd like to do, and the skills and experience you have.

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