Passionist Volunteers International is very excited to announce that we are now accepting applicants from Jamaica! Are you Jamaican? A recent graduate from university? Perhaps you’d like to spend a year volunteering in your home country? If so, read on and find out what it takes to become a volunteer with Passionist Volunteers International…

  1. Anyone interested should fill out and return the Preliminary Application, mail or email is acceptable.

     PVI Premliminary App 

  2. Once the preliminary application is received, PVI staff will contact the applicant to schedule an interview. Interviews for Jamaican applicants will take place in person.

  3. Following a successful interview, the FINAL Application materials are mailed or emailed to the applicant. Once fully completed, all materials are to be returned to the PVI office by April 1st.

  4. Final Applications are reviewed by an admissions committee and selected applicants will be invited to the discernment weekend. (Not all final applicants will be invited).

  5. Selected applicants take part in a formal discernment and interview weekend. PVI issues final decisions after the weekend. The Applicant accepted to serve has two weeks to confirm a decision to accept PVI’s.

  6. Volunteers begin their year of service with a three-week orientation, beginning in Kingston and ending in Mandeville. Attendance at this orientation is mandatory. Any major time conflicts may prevent one’s acceptance into PVI.


Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at

Or contact Theresa Givens, Catholic Pastoral Centre,

  • The application process takes some time to complete, so please allow adequate time

  • Note that the first due date for FINAL applications is JANUARY 31st

  • Depending on available space, the second round applications are due April 1st