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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, PHILADELPHIA

Chief Financial Officer

Develop and implement the financial strategy, policy and direction of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in partnership with the General Secretary, ensuring the organization’s overall financial health and sustainability. Work closely with the Associate General Secretary for Advancement to manage, account for, and project income from gifts, grants, endowments and other sources. As a member of the Leadership Team, manage the organization’s financial and accounting processes including budgeting, financial reporting, investments, and risk management. Oversee an efficient and effective Finance Department that is properly resourced to carry out its duties. In collaboration with the Director of Human Resources, assist with payroll and long-range planning for health and retirement benefits. Oversee all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities and policies, in conjunction with the General Secretary, Board of Directors, the treasurer, and relevant committees of the board.

FULL-TIME, SAN SALVADOR

Consultant Coordinator for the El Salvador Program

The Consultant shall focus his/her work within the Shared Security framework; which is a paradigm that promotes the safety and well-being of people, communities and the world. It is based on the simple premise that shared problems call for shared solutions.

In this respect, the consultant is expected to be capable of heading the implementation of the AFSC El Salvador programs in a way that reflects this shared security approach, promoting inclusive and participatory planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes. The Consultant shall continue promoting collective work with the various actors and actions being carried out in El Salvador on the topic of prevention of violence, culture of peace and human mobility.

In addition, the Consultant shall develop the country strategy for the ten-year cycle, taking into account the values and principles of AFSC, as well as the previous work done by the AFSC Strategic Planning which will be implemented in the region.

FULL-TIME, PHILADELPHIA

Donor Services Associate

As part of the Operations team, the Donor Services Associate's primary responsibility is to implement a comprehensive stewardship program designed to foster and nurture long-term, meaningful relationships between AFSC and its donors. The Donor Services Associate will manage mail opening and processing for outright, major, and planned gifts. The Donor Services Associate will collaborate effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders including program staff, donors, development officers, and others to provide front-line response to donor and staff inquiries.

FULL-TIME, NEWARK

Senior Detention Attorney

The Senior 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 Senior Detention Attorney is responsible for: direct legal representation; mentoring detention attorneys and staff; and participation in statewide and nationwide detention-related advocacy activities.

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

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, 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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