Volunteers are a critical part of the success of the Forum and we are grateful for your interest!

Volunteering with GIVEN

Catholic women ages 36+ as well as GIVEN Forum Alumnae and religious sisters in all stages of formation are invited to apply to serve as volunteers at the 2024 Forum. Event Volunteers must commit to arrival on Friday, June 7, 2024 and serve throughout the entirety of the Forum, June 8-12, 2024. Duties may include set-up, registration, crowd management, hospitality etc. Volunteers can also minister in one-on-one capacities with the Forum attendees as a Spiritual Director, Action Plan Strategist, Counselor, Religious Life Discussion, etc.

Volunteer applications will be accepted until February 8, 2024 and decision notifications will be sent out in February. A virtual orientation with the GIVEN Staff will take place in the spring and additional preparation items such as optional spiritual reading will be sent to the volunteer team.

The number of volunteers will be determined based upon the young adult cohort size. Volunteers will have access to all Forum programming and complimentary meals. GIVEN also covers travel and lodging for consecrated religious sisters who take a vow of poverty.

Event Volunteer is one of two roles available to lay and consecrated women ages 36+. For a comparison between the activities and time commitment of these two roles, please refer to this PDF.