Learn About Ministry Positions

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord. 
– 1 Corinthians 12: 4-5


Across the Archdiocese of Toronto, there are approximately 80 Standardized Ministry Position Descriptions. These documents describe the types of volunteer opportunities available in different parishes, including the expectations and responsibilities of each volunteer opportunity.

Note: not all parishes have all 80 Ministry Position Descriptions

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Ministries to Consider

Child and Youth Ministries

Counselling Ministries

Parish Committees

Social Ministries

Ministry Position Descriptions 

You can view the list of standardized ministry positions in the following languages: 

English (2019)

Learn about Volunteer Screening

To apply for any volunteer position,  contact your local parish office to find out which volunteer opportunities are available and what you need to begin volunteer screening.

Learn about Lay Associations

Are you looking for a group or association 

affiliated with the Catholic Church?