Catholic Charities Archdiocese of San Antonio



Our mission is to provide for the needs of our community through selfless service under the sign of love.

We are a nonprofit charitable organization with over 40 programs that meet the various needs of the community.
Please browse through our programs and select the ones you would like to volunteer with.

Make an impact! Become a member today!

If you're interested in making an impact as a volunteer or intern, please complete the steps below. 

MINORS: If you are under the age of 18 years old, please click here:  Catholic Charities Minor Application 

All volunteers 18 years and older must follow the steps below to complete the volunteer requirements.

STEP ONE: Volunteer Application 

  • Click the "Become a Member" button above to gain access to the volunteer application *Note: you click the same button on any program you want to join at any given time*
  • Please note that Seton Home and St. PJ's Children's Home volunteers require an additional  Criminal Background Check and TB Test for membership approval. 

STEP TWO: Criminal Background Check & Online Training Modules
(All volunteers 18 years and older must complete three (3) online training modules as mandated by the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Inc.)

  • Create an account on Virtus
  • Make sure to enter the last 4 of your social security number.
  • Please select YES when asked if you will be working with Vulnerable Adults & Children. 

(If you need assistance, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Jaramillo at 210-983-0813) 

STEP THREE: Volunteer Confirmation

  • Once you have completed all the requirements, you will receive confirmation that you are approved to volunteer and register for volunteer opportunities posted on the GivePulse site.
  • If you have any questions on where you are in the process, please email us at

If you have a group of volunteers to register or, if there is a special project you would like us to consider, please contact us at to coordinate project details.

                                                        THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST! SEE YOU SOON!

(01/01/2023 - Present)




Where can I find instructions for the training, please?
If you go to the following link, it will give you instructions: — Ashley Garcia Ashley Garcia on January 2, 2020
Thank you! God bless. — Ally Tragos Ally Tragos on January 2, 2020
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Let me know when orientations are please. Randi Cantu
I put down for Tues and Thur afternoon
I'm interested in an internship starting in Jan. I am a social work student through the Catholic University of America. I am getting ready to relocate to San Antonio and would love a chance to work with the city's homeless. I can be contacted at
I am interested in becoming a volunteer with the Foster Grandparent Program at University Hospital. Thank you.
very good night I send the message because I need help to get my ID I'm homeless Mi nombre es Macario ríos JR febrero 222 Langford pl San Antonio TX 78221
Hello Macario, We have an ID recovery event every Wednesday at 9am at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. The address is 617 S Santa Rosa. Contact Tom Hoog at for more information. Thank you! — Amaris Estep Amaris Estep on May 9, 2019
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Can't wait to be able to help when I can. Thank you