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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 | Exempt | Philadelphia, PA

Executive Assistant to the General Secretary

Responsible for managing the General Secretary’s Office, including providing general executive administrative support to the General Secretary (GS) and Deputy General Secretary (DGS); accomplishing general duties of office management and of meeting support and planning for GSO. Responsible for other administrative duties in support of the General Secretary’s Office as needed. 


Director of Business Operations and Trusts

Serve as a member of the Finance Leadership Team.Manage banking relationships of the AFSC. Monitor daily cash positions of the central accounts and the allocation of short-term and long-term investments. Administer online banking systems used by AFSC staff. Maintain database of bank accounts and current list of signatories. Support applications for new accounts and requests to close accounts. Support annual FBAR filings and adherence to OFAC regulations.


Compensation Manager

This position is responsible for managing the Compensation programs in the Human Resource department. The position reports to the Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations. Manage the compensation function of the Human Resources Department. Stays up to date on current compensation-related legislation and trends. Participate in the development and maintenance of compensation programs, systems and tools. Support compensation planning processes and continuously prepare managers to make sound compensation decisions. Point person for response to general compensation matters.

Full Time | Global (Remote)

Myanmar Program Director

AFSC has worked in Myanmar since 2008 initially on programs relating to monastic school education, foreign direct investment and structural discrimination. Our current program of work, fully funded until September 2024, focuses on expanding and supporting Myanmar peace leadership amongst individual community leaders, informal groups and formalized civil society.

Full Time | Exempt | Philadelphia, PA

Grants Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Director of Grants, the Grants Coordinator provides administrative support to grants officers and the Grant Unit in general. They will manage centralized information systems (databases, files, calendars) of the Unit. The Grant Coordinator works with Grant Officers, supports units, and program units across the organization to coordinate AFSC’s grant submissions, acceptance protocol and grand administration during the grant period. They will oversee grant stewardship by facilitating compliance to grant terms with other departments, and coordinating gift acknowledgements. They will serve as a liaison with the Finance department to ensure proper recording /tracking of allocation and distribution of grant revenue, and cashflow on grant awards.

Full-Time | Exempt | St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Healing Justice Program Director

The mission of the St. Louis Peacebuilding program is to develop youth leadership, advocacy and organizing for social change in their schools, neighborhoods and community. This will be accomplished by supporting local and state policy change that is aimed at dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline in St. Louis and Missouri. There is a particular focus on organizing around the divestment of resources away from a punitive & security paradigm and investment in a restorative paradigm. That advocacy will be (1) grounded in the experiences of the young people we are in relationship with and (2) done in collaboration with like minded organizations that can leverage their power to create the relevant policy change. The program director is in charge of all aspects of the local program. Key responsibilities include; planning and evaluation of all projects and activities related to the program, hiring and supervising staff, interns and volunteers, and budgeting and management of program expenses.

Part-Time | Non-Exempt | Concord, NH

Grassroots Organizer Intern

The Grassroots Organizer Intern supports the NH Program’s ability to engage young adults, including immigrants and people of color, to engage in community outreach, education, advocacy and organizing in the Concord, NH community.   

 The Grassroots Organizer Intern will work with the NH Program staff and key partners to strengthen participation of Concord residents who experience racism, discrimination, and economic vulnerability to promote community learning and action for greater equity and inclusion. 

Consultant | Jordan, Palestine

Terms of Reference: Joint evaluation for Jordan and Palestine youth programs

This joint evaluation is to assess both projects individually, while on a synthesis level generating crossproject learnings and providing an assessment of the organisational and project management set-up of the projects. The evaluation will be commissioned by AFSC Philadelphia and will be accompanied by AFSC and Brot für die Welt jointly. The evaluation is expected to take place from April to June 2022.

Full-Time | Specific Term | Newark, NJ

Staff Attorney, Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative

The Staff Attorney will be part of the Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative, a publicly-funded project that provides representation for immigrants in removal proceedings, including people in detention and who people who are living in their communities. The Staff Attorney is responsible for direct legal representation of immigrants in removal proceedings or otherwise facing removal. This position may require remote work until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Full-Time | Newark, NJ

Supervising Attorney, Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative

The Supervising Attorney will be part of the Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative, a publicly-funded project that provides representation for immigrants who are detained or are facing removal in New Jersey. The Supervising Attorney is responsible for: direct legal representation; mentoring and supervising staff attorneys, senior staff attorneys and legal assistants; and participation in statewide and nationwide advocacy activities. This position may require remote work until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Full Time | Newark, NJ

Immigrant Children and Youth Attorney, Immigrant Rights Program

The Immigrant Children and Youth Attorney will be part of AFSC’s Community Justice team and will provide representation to unaccompanied immigrant children and/or similarly situated youth in removal proceedings and before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The Attorney will meet with clients, counsel them on eligibility for immigration relief, prepare applications for submission to the USCIS and the Immigration Court, and represent clients before both agencies. Also, where necessary, the attorney will represent the client before New Jersey Family Courts. AFSC staff are currently working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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