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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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PART-TIME | SPECIFIC-TERM | PHILADELPHIA, PA

Robert Andrew Stuart Fellow

The Robert Andrew Stuart Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to develop organizing and facilitation skills within AFSC’s Emerging Leaders for Liberation (ELL) while also making an impact on the lives of young people in Philadelphia through direct connection with the Youth Art & Self-empowerment Project (YASP).  Fellowship duties will be split between AFSC and YASP. This Fellowship is designed as a comprehensive and immersive learning experience. The selected Fellow will be given a unique opportunity to gain hands-on skills in grassroots youth organizing and youth leadership development.

FULL-TIME | SPECIFIC TERM THROUGH 6/30/2023(POSSIBLE RENEWAL UPON RECEIPT OF FUNDING) | NEWARK, NJ

Legal Assistant, Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative

The Legal Assistant will be part of AFSC’s 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 Legal Assistant will provide support to staff attorneys in representation of clients by communicating with clients, 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. This position may require remote work until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

FULL-TIME | EXEMPT | NEWARK, NJ

Community Justice Attorney, Immigrant Rights Program

The Community Justice Attorney will provide legal representation to low-income immigrants 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 Courts, and represent clients before both agencies, as well as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

FULL-TIME | EXEMPT | REMOTE

Leadership and Planned Gift Officer

The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer (LPO) focuses on the cultivation and solicitation of individuals who have the greatest potential for supporting AFSC’s programs. The LPO relates to donors in a defined geographic territory who require the most deftly carried out cultivation leading to solicitation of major outright and planned gifts, including gift annuities and bequest intentions. In addition to a core focus on major gifts, the LPO may collaborate with advancement and program colleagues on special projects related to individual giving, such as events and grassroots fundraising, to assist in identifying new donors and stewarding/retaining donors at all levels. The LPO works closely with the Director of Leadership Gifts to 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, messaging and quality are consistent, and duplication of effort or action at cross purposes is avoided.

FULL-TIME | EXEMPT | REMOTE (OR PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Technical Advisor, Just Peace

The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Technical Advisor, Peacebuilding and Healing Justice is responsible for providing timely and efficient MEL support to a global portfolio of US and International Programs aligning to the Just Peace goal in AFSC’s 2020-2030 Strategic Plan. The Technical Advisor is responsible for advancing program quality in the design and pursuit of collective outcomes and contextualized indicators, in keeping with a Theory of Change and long-term strategy for this thematic goal, as well as an organization-wide goal to amplify program impact and learning.

FULL-TIME | SPECIFIC TERM | NEWARK, NJ

Social Worker, Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative

The Social Worker will be part of AFSC’s 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 Social Worker will provide intensive case management for clients of the office, including creating comprehensive release plans for detained clients, and working toward securing referrals for services such as medical and mental health treatment, housing, public benefits, and counseling for particularly vulnerable clients and their families. As AFSC staff defend clients from deportation, the Social Worker will provide additional assistance needed to reach stability. This position may require remote work until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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.

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