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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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Full Time, Guatemala City

Regional Director, Latin America and Caribbean

The Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean provides strategic and creative leadership in the region.  The Regional Director works with staff to give regional and local expression to broader organizational goals and is accountable for the implementation of the strategic plan of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).  The Regional Director is the primary spokesperson for the region, interpreting its programs and communicating the principles expressed by the work of the AFSC.  The Regional Director participates in AFSC-wide staff groups to help ensure organization-wide coherence, collaboration and program excellence.  They provide guidance and support to the International Programs Executive Committee on regional matters and programs, and implements decisions, consistent with AFSC board policy. The Regional Director also provides supportive supervision to staff; manages the financial resources of the region; has a strong role in regional and organizational fund raising; leads regional grant management and compliance; and guides outreach activities including communications with the Religious Society of Friends and with peace and justice organizations within the region.

Full-Time, Philadelphia

Grant Officer, International Programs

The Grant Officer, International Programs is responsible for building a portfolio of institutional donors on behalf of AFSC’s international programs and the Quaker United Nations Office in New York.  The Grant Officer will initiate, cultivate and maintain relationships with the purpose of raising funds for programs. The position involves some travel to visit programs and meet with current and potential funders. The Grant Officer’s primary focus is on grants of $50,000 and more. The portfolio includes foundations, corporations, religious organizations, governments and other grant-making organizations. The Grant Officer develops and cultivates relationships with funders with the purpose of leading those relationships to the solicitation of grants and awards. They facilitate the participation of other development, program or administrative staff, and volunteers in the cultivation process so that priorities are kept in view, deadlines are met, and duplication or action at cross purposes is avoided. 

Full-Time, Newark

Detention Legal Assistant

The Legal Assistant will be part of AFSC’s Friends Representation Initiative of New Jersey (FRINJ), a publicly-funded project that will provide representation for immigrants who are detained by ICE at immigration facilities in New Jersey and facing removal hearings at either the Newark or Elizabeth Immigration Courts. The Legal Assistant will provide support to staff attorneys in representation of detained clients by receiving communications from detainees, collecting documents in support of applications, communicating with families and service providers, preparing and submitting documents to Immigration Court, preparing immigration applications to USCIS, translation of documents, and ensuring accurate case tracking and data reporting.

Full-Time, Newark

Detention Attorney

The Detention Attorney will be part of AFSC’s Friends Representation Initiative of New Jersey (FRINJ), a publicly-funded project that will provide representation for immigrants who are detained by ICE at immigration facilities in New Jersey and facing removal hearings at either the Newark or Elizabeth Immigration Courts. The Detention Attorney is responsible for direct legal representation of immigrant detainees in removal proceedings.

Full Time, Newark

Supervising Attorney

The Supervising Attorney is responsible for: Supervision and support of Legal Services Staff; direct legal representation; participation in statewide and nationwide advocacy activities; participation in immigrant rights program services; participation in program planning, strategic direction and development activities.

Full Time, Newark

Community Justice Attorney

The Community Justice Attorney will provide legal representation to indigent immigrants, including immigrant youth and their immediate family members in immigration proceedings before the Newark and Elizabeth Immigration Courts.  The Attorney will meet with clients, counsel them on eligibility for relief under the immigration laws, prepare applications for submission to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Immigration Court, and represent clients before both agencies.  In addition, the Attorney will represent children in New Jersey Superior Court in matters related to Special Immigrant Juvenile petitions. 

Full Time, Red Bank

Legal Assistant

The Legal Assistant will be part of a team providing immigration legal services to low-income immigrants in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The Legal Assistant is responsible for maintaining a client caseload, and prepares forms, applications, and letters to be submitted to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), under the direction of the Supervising Attorney. 

Full Time | Red Bank, NJ

Community Staff Attorney

The Community Staff Attorney will work out of AFSC’s new office in Red Bank, New Jersey to provide legal representation to immigrants who are facing removal proceedings primarily before the Newark and Elizabeth Immigration Courts.  The Attorney will meet with clients and counsel them on eligibility for relief under immigration laws.  The Attorney will also prepare applications for submission to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Immigration Court and represent clients before the various agencies. 

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