Short-term volunteering opportunities

Young CAFOD volunteers

Young CAFOD volunteers visiting Romero House

Office volunteer with the Andes team

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to support primarily the CAFOD Andes team supporting staff based in the UK and overseas partners in Peru, Bolivia and Colombia in the Latin America team at CAFOD. This role will help us to support partners to deliver quality projects and address issues of poverty and injustice. Spanish proficiency is required for this role. Translation tasks in particular can help us to be accountable to and share important information with our partners in Latin America, and/or to facilitate sharing of stories, experiences and resources from and with our partner organisations both within CAFOD and externally.

Location and duration of the placement

Volunteering remotely from home, option to occasionally be in the CAFOD London office or a volunteer centre. Ideally a three-month placement, 1-2 days a week

Who are we looking for?

This role would suit people with the language skills and competencies listed below, who would like to use these to support CAFOD in our work. Ideally someone who is interested in developing their skills and knowledge in International Development, who would benefit from being a part of the CAFOD Andes team for the duration of the volunteer placement. You will receive support to carry out this role. 

How to apply

If you think you can help, please send your CV to, mentioning short-term opportunity. If you have specific dates you’re available, do let us know.  And sometimes we have specific opportunities we list here, so do check this page regularly.

Expenses for volunteers

We encourage our volunteers to claim expenses when you volunteer with us. These are always agreed in advance with the staff member you will be working with.

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