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Leap into February and prepare for Lent. Go on a 'Swatch Journey through Lent', or join Fr Michael as he reflects on the 'Lenten Sundays'.

Current Vacancies

Overseas Volunteering with Bosco Volunteer Action (BOVA)

Salary: Voluntary role - use the Apply Now button for full info

Working Hours: Full time, residential; placements from

Location: Various overseas placements

Closing Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2023 23:59

Volunteer overseas with BOVA

Headteacher - Thornleigh Salesian College

Salary: Current Scale Points L33-L39

Working Hours:

Closing Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2024

Thornleigh Salesian College is a large, friendly, Voluntary Aided 11-18 Catholic school, under the Trusteeship of the Salesians of Don Bosco, which welcomes students from across the north of Bolton and beyond. Our community is one in which we aim for our students to be valued, loved and cherished in a positive atmosphere where every person is known, loved and given the support and guidance they need to fully become the people they are called to be.


We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and inspirational leader to join our ambitious school as the new Headteacher. We wish to appoint a practising Catholic Headteacher with a strong personal faith and the vision and leadership to build and develop our school, helping us to continue to live Don Bosco's dream of valuing every young person and enabling them to reach their full potential through education.


We invite you to join our Salesian family so that we can keep our tradition at the very heart of everything we do. You will work alongside a highly focused and driven Leadership Team who share a genuine care, love and respect for all our school community. You will lead exceptional staff in continually striving for excellence in order that our children know that they are loved.

Visit the Thornleigh Salesian College website for more information

Residential Retreat Team/Programme Leader

Salary: £26,770-£27,940 pa dependent on experience (accommodation included)

Working Hours:

Location: Bollington, Cheshire

Closing Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2024

Savio House are seeking an inspirational and committed practising Catholic to lead our retreat team of young volunteers and community members in the delivery of engaging, thought provoking retreat programmes to the young people that we serve.

The role is a residential fixed term post, living in a religious community, with a generous offering, including 10 weeks holiday per year, accommodation, full board, lodging and utility costs covered. It carries responsibility for the day-to-day management of the retreat team, retreat experience and programme development.

You will have professional experience of working with young people. We are looking for someone with strong motivational skills and a creative flair who enjoys spending time with young people. An ability to keep things in proportion and be resilient are key to the success of this role.

The role requires excellent organisation, administration and leadership skills with an ability to continually reassess priorities. You will be required to lead the majority of retreats which includes working evenings and weekends. Some experience of community living would be an advantage.

Post to commence in August 2024 and runs to end July 2026.

Other Benefits: Contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, employee assistance programme

Savio House Team Volunteers

Salary: Residential Volunteering (accommodation & allowance provided)

Working Hours: Full time, residential

Location: Savio House, Bollington, Cheshire

Closing Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2024

We are recruiting Volunteers to join the team at Savio House, our Youth Retreat Centre near Macclesfield, Cheshire.
Accommodation & allowance provided.