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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany is one of the largest, private, social service agencies in the region, helping an estimated 100,000 people each year in the fourteen counties of the Albany Diocese.... Read more


Our motive is simple: to address basic human need at all stages of life regardless of race, religious belief, ethnicity, or lifestyle with special emphasis on the poor and vulnerable in our society.

Catholic Charities offers a wide spectrum of services, from addressing basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter; to more specialized needs such as mental health counseling, prison support services, programs for low-income families, and disaster assistance. We focus on helping the most vulnerable in our communities, including people with developmental disabilities, pregnant and parenting teens, the unemployed, victims of domestic violence, and the homeless. Catholic Charities advocates on behalf of the poor and vulnerable and collaborates with others to build a more just society.
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Catholic Charities welcomes all people and works to engender respect within the Catholic Charities organization and the communities that it serves.

Catholic Charities is committed to equity and the distribution of resources and opportunities across the organization and the communities it serves in a manner that results in equitable access to opportunities regardless of social, physical, or structural inequalities.
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Catholic Charities, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Albany, is committed to active witness on behalf of the Scriptural values of mercy and justice.

Catholic Charities, recognizing human need at all stages of life, responds to all persons regardless of race, creed, or lifestyle, with special emphasis on the economically poor and the vulnerable.

Catholic Charities serves and empowers persons in need, advocates for a just society, calls forth and collaborates with women and men of good will in fulfillment of its mission.
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Additional Culture Details

Working for Catholic Charities provides employees with an opportunity to explore their potential and experience the rewards inherent in knowing that the work they do touches the lives of over 100,000 people each year. Every Employee’s role is vital, contributing to our ongoing vision of quality and compassionate human services. We value the diversity of our workforce and foster a collaborative environment in which the respectful sharing of ideas and opinions become the building blocks for the decisions that employees are empowered and trusted to make. Our employees are important! That’s why we’re committed ensuring that our employees have access to benefits that ensure the best possible physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Work-life balance is essential & that’s why employees enjoy 17 holidays annually and receive over 20 days of additional paid time off in their first year! Planning for tomorrow is an important part of ensuring that you’re at your best today which is why employees also have the opportunity to participate in multiple retirement vehicles including a defined benefit pension plan and tax deferred annuities. And, we like to have fun! Whether it’s a picnic at one of our 12 agencies or an organization-wide event, employees enjoy the time that they spend together and are known to engage in a few competitions from time to time.... Read more


Our Values
Truth, Freedom, Justice, & Love are the absolutes in everything we do.

Truth: Transparency & accountability will always be pursued in our communication & work. Catholic Charities affirms the truth of the intrinsic dignity & worth of the human person as a social being & will witness to our Catholic identity in fulfilling our roles in Church & in society.

Freedom: We will always assist our clients, staff & volunteers to live in socially responsible freedom, to exercise their authentic autonomy in light of objective truth & to actualize their inherent potential as beings created in the image & likeness of God.

Justice: It is a matter of justice that all clients have the right to self-actualization & to reach their potential as beings created in the image & likeness of God.

Love: Love – caritas – will be the chief identifying characteristic & element of our work & life.

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