Be inspired to become an office volunteer!

Become an Office Volunteer for CAFOD! It is a great way to get involved in your community and see how the results of your work can make an impact. Develop new skills, meet new people, and help out your community and CAFOD! Hear from two of our office volunteers on what it entails

Becoming an office volunteer is an easy process and allows for a flexible schedule. The responsibilities of an office volunteer may include data entry, handling correspondence via email and telephone, and collaborating with volunteer coordinators to support other volunteers. Without our office volunteers CAFOD would not be able to accomplish as much as we do.

Put your faith in action and become a volunteer 

Hear from Office Volunteer Natalie

Office Volunteer Natalie exploring the Southwark Diocese!

Office Volunteer Natalie exploring the Southwark Diocese!

Natalie has been interning with us since August. She is an American student studying in London for the fall semester. Hear from her perspective as an office volunteer,

“I love being an office volunteer, I have learned so much! The schedule has been really flexible with my studies and CAFOD is willing to work with me to find the times that work best. I have gained new office skills. I was able to practice and improve my public speaking skills as I gave one of the Fast Day talks in a parish. CAFOD gave me all the resources to give a successful speech. I have also developed great communication skills as I have corresponded with parish volunteers through emails and phone calls to help them find the resources necessary for Harvest Family Fast Day. I have also developed my communication and teamwork skills in CAFOD because we work on a lot of projects together, give each other feedback, and help encourage each other’s growth. It is so nice to learn from all ages of volunteers who have different levels of experience and knowledge because they bring new ideas and perspectives that I would never have thought of before. How inspiring it is that they volunteer with us during the day and sacrifice their time! 

Inspired? Apply as a volunteer now 

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‘Is sustainability good business?’

sustainable city 

CAFOD event: ‘Is sustainability good business?’

15 October, 6.30pm, Romero House.

Sustainability is surely a good idea. It promotes the common good by ensuring that people, resources and the environment, are developed and nurtured for the benefit of all.

But how is this implemented in the workplace in practice?

Why should a company or organisation be concerned with the common good?

Who ultimately pays for and benefits from sustainability?

A just world requires people to live sustainably within it and this event explores how sustainability can be built into business and the workplace.

So if you have an interest in workplace values and ethics come to this convivial event to hear from a range of speakers from business, international development and academia. Then join in the lively conversation over food and drink!

Read about our speakers and register for this event

The diverse panel includes Fr Augusto Zampini – a moral theologian who works with CAFOD and who was a commercial lawyer before his vocation to the priesthood. His perspective is sure to be fascinating!

Read this interview with SockShop’s Alok Ruia, a CAFOD supporter, who tells us what sustainability means in his family business

CAFOD is organising this event in partnership with Good works, a not-for-profit organisation for decision-makers and entrepreneurs who want to nurture human dignity and the Common Good in and through the workplace. It is part of a series of Good works events on building better business through values.