National Job Resources

Below are some helpful resources and sources of information about nationwide ministry opportunities and Church vocations. Aquinas Institute also maintains a list of the employment offices of individual dioceses in the United States.

Job Databases

Career Resources

  • Free Resume Tips provides useful hints for resume and cover letter preparation and links to professional resume writing agencies and sites for posting resumes.
  • Quintessential Careers contains tips for resume writing and samples of well-constructed resumes and CVs.

Vocational Information

  • The Dominican Vocations site from the Central Province offers information regarding Dominican vocations, the history of the Dominicans, and the novitiate. It also contains links to Dominican vocations across the country and the history of the Dominican Order of Preachers, founded by St. Dominic de Guzman in 1216 to train preachers to live and teach others to live a Christ-centered life.
  • The Fund for Theological Education sponsors Explore Ministry, a site profiling ministry in a variety of denominations.
  • The National Coalition for Church Vocations provides quality resources for vocation ministry.
  • Vocations Online, sponsored by the Diocese of Joliet, includes information on ordained, vowed religious, and lay life.