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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

Director of Quaker Engagement

 The Director of Quaker Engagement leads AFSC’s efforts to build nurturing, trusting, and engaged relationships with Friends.  They will facilitate good relations between AFSC, Friends organizations, schools and colleges, and Friends meetings and churches. The director will also be an initial point of contact for Friends, ensuring that Friends questions and ideas are represented to AFSC colleagues and governance members.

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, New Hampshire

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. 

Part-Time, Non-Exempt, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Peacebuilding Potts Intern

The mission of the St. Louis Peacebuilding program is to develop youth organizers for social change in their schools, neighborhoods and community. This intern will focus on providing support for local and state policy change that will contribute to dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline in St. Louis and Missouri, specifically 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.

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, Philadelphia, PA

Youth Director

The Youth Director works to strengthen the connection between and increase the impact of all US and International programs within AFSC working to develop young leaders for social change and their meaningful integration into our programmatic systemic change efforts. The Director also supports efforts that ensure youth perspectives are heard and included in decision-making, analysis, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes. 

The Director will work intersectionally with AFSC’s programmatic and operational teams and will serve as a primary resource to mainstream the perspectives and presence of young people in organizational life. Programs across AFSC will receive support from the Director in planning and implementing social change strategies that center youth voices (15-25 years of age) in AFSC’s major areas of focus: Just Peace, Just Economies, and/or Just Migration.

Full-Time, Flexible (can be based in any of AFSC’s regional offices including Amman, Nairobi, Cambodia, or Guatemala City)

Sr. International Human Resources Manager

Build and support a global human resources system across AFSC’s International Programs (IP). This position will work to implement a standardized global human resources (HR) approach to policies, practices and procedures to support AFSC’s 16 country offices across four regions. Implement recommendations made by a global human resource review to enhance best practice and operations policies and procedures that are consistent, clear and equitable across the organization.

Full-Time, Salem, OR

Program Associate, Project Voice Oregon

The Project Voice program of AFSC in Oregon and Washington advances human rights and self-determination of migrant communities through base-building, alliance-building, documentation, and policy impact.

The Program Associate will work closely with the Program Director to support AFSC goals in policy advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels and will help develop and implement an advocacy plan in collaboration with local immigrant leaders and human rights committees. The Program Associate will be also work with the Program Director and the AFSC Communications Department to develop and implement an overall strategy to engage legislators and the media in efforts to create and support policies that honor the dignity and humanity of immigrants. This position will coordinate communications and outreach, including message development, media relations, and social media.

Responsibilities include developing advocacy campaigns and actions that engage the program’s existing community-based leadership to mobilize, organize and secure just immigration policies that are centered in the analysis and lived-experience as migrants and immigrants. The Program Associate will cultivate relationships with relevant media outlets, and develop press releases, web content, and social media posts. The Program Associate will provide copy editing of program materials and reports, and adapt national AFSC materials for local media outreach and social media posts.

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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