Employment information center of the American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker Organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Read more about AFSC's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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Home Defender Intern, Atlanta Economic Justice Program
The criminal (in)justice system is not the only arena where black lives are treated as though they do not matter. In Atlanta, black, brown and poor people are frequently deprived of their right to safe, clean and affordable housing. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many individuals have lost income and can no longer afford to remain in their homes. Some are facing harassment from unforgiving landlords and are being threatened with eviction. We are looking for two passionate individuals who can help Atlanta residents defend their homes.
Director, Quaker United Nations Office Geneva
The Director is the senior representative (together with the Director of QUNO, New York) of Quakers at the UN. Their responsibilities include advancing the QUNO mission through effective programmatic and administrative leadership; playing a key role in obtaining and managing financial resources (including grant management); and managing outreach and collaboration activities.
Africa Hub Director
The Africa Hub is a 3 year collaboration between AFSC, All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and Europe External Programs for Africa (EEPA). The AHD is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day activities of the Africa hub work and for keeping a birds-eye view of the HoA operations. This includes ensuring seamless team management, coordination of the consortium, program delivery, and quality control and evaluation. The AHD will coordinate and facilitate the work of the Africa Hub, ensuring the integrated holistic approach in Program implementation among consortium partners in the achievements of Program outcomes. The AHD will play a key role in resource mobilization and will support the Regional Director in fundraising.
Media Relations Director
The Media Relations Director promotes AFSC as a bold, trustworthy voice on key global peace and justice issues. Using traditional and social media skills, the Media Relations Director will promote awareness of AFSC and promote the effectiveness of nonviolence. The Director will coordinate trainings and procedures that help experts throughout AFSC better attain media coverage. The Director will manage crisis communications, media pitching, op-ed placement, and media-friendly events to amplify visibility for our overall work (both U.S. and international), with a personal portfolio more focused on international peacebuilding work.
The Finance Manager assists the Director of Finance and Budgets and the Finance Unit in supporting the monthly close process, financial analysis and reconciliations, grants management and monitoring, general ledger accounting, and overall review of transaction. The Finance Manager works closely with other departments especially the Development Unit in ensuring regular financial processes are completed and monthly reports issued on a timely basis.
QUNO Outreach & Development Officer
In a manner consistent with the values and mission of QUNO and AFSC, the QUNO Outreach & Development Officer will work closely with the QUNO Director, and will coordinate with the AFSC Advancement team, QUNO senior staff and the Quaker UN Committee (QUNC) in all facets of fundraising, outreach and communications for QUNO.
Grant Accounting Manager
The Grant Accounting Manager will work closely with Regional Controllers, the Director of Finance and Budgets, the Chief Financial Officer, and the Director of Grants to ensure compliance with AFSC’s grant management process and policies. Developing relationships and getting to know grant process colleagues and program staff will be key to this role. The position will participate in continuous improvement and support best practices in grants processes (both preparation to apply for grants and coordination around budgeting), post-award financial monitoring, budget reporting, and compliance. The position will be responsible for developing and maintaining financial grant reports for the organization’s internal and external audiences.
Leadership and Planned Gift Officer
The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer focuses on the cultivation and solicitation of individuals who have the greatest potential for supporting AFSC’s programs. The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer relates to donors who require the most deftly carried out cultivation leading to solicitation of major outright and planned gifts, including gift annuities and bequest intentions. The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer must coordinate the involvement of other development staff, program staff, and volunteers in the identification / cultivation / solicitation / stewardship process so that priorities are kept in view, deadlines are met, and duplication of effort or action at cross purposes is avoided.