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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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.
The Detention Attorney will be part of the Detention and Deportation Defense Initiative, a project that provides 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.
Community Organizer, North Carolina Immigrant Rights Program (NCIRP)
This position is designed to engage as the lead organizer on issues of immigration reform and policy work for the North Carolina Immigrant Rights program (NCIR). NCIR is looking to work in multiple immigrant communities and help build immigrant power to make positive changes in the lives of the community. This position will focus on local community organizing and leadership development in North Carolina.
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.
Detention Legal Assistant
The Legal Assistant will be part of AFSC’s Friends Representation Initiative of New Jersey (FRINJ), a publicly-funded project that provides representation for immigrants who are detained by ICE at immigration facilities in New Jersey and facing removal hearings at the Elizabeth Immigration Court. 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.
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.
Decarceration Organizer Intern
The Decarceration Organizer Intern will have the opportunity to work and learn from the NH Program staff and key partners to strengthen participation of directly impacted community members who experience incarceration, detention or deportation, racism, discrimination, and economic vulnerability to promote community learning and action for greater equity and inclusion.
Communications Program Associate
This Associate will be responsible for brand management, message development, media relations, and social media, utilizing messaging and voice in conjunction with national and regional guidelines. Responsibilities span cultivation of relationships with relevant journalists and outlets, development of press releases, statements, web content, social media posting, copy editing of program materials and reports, and basic graphic design (social media posts). Where appropriate, the Communications Program Associate will direct outside consultants to produce original content such as videos, layout and graphic design projects, or podcasts. The Communications Program Associate will report to the Program Director and will be responsible for supporting all projects in the Arizona program (AFSC Arizona).
The Communications Intern will assist the Communications Department in AFSC’s outreach to Quakers, alumni, and faith groups. Over the course of the internship, the intern will learn about best practices in email, social media, event management, data management, and many aspects of public relations. They will gain experience in a multi-disciplined team, have opportunities to engage in planning and coordination meetings, and help promote best practices to a global staff.