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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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 Quaker Engagement
The Director of Quaker Engagement leads AFSC’s efforts to build nurturing, trusting, and engaged relationships with Friends around the world. 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.
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.
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.
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.
IT Systems Administration Associate
The IT Systems Administration Associate will assume responsibility for providing high level IT Helpdesk technical support services to the AFSC (locally in the Philadelphia office and remotely for staff around the world), including managing tickets through our helpdesk support system, troubleshooting issues, maintaining workstations and servers, and providing support to AFSC network and communication technology. The role will proactively resolve tier II support requests relating to devices, networking, file management, security, user account management, and advanced troubleshooting.
Ray D’Uva Legal Services Intern, Community Justice Project
The Ray D’Uva Legal Services Intern will work with and under the supervision of AFSC Community Justice legal services staff to conduct intakes with immigrants for eligibility for humanitarian and family-based forms of immigration relief; provide critical support in removal defense cases; prepare applications for submission to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); assist with legal research and writing; and work with clients to gather information and documents needed in support of their immigration cases. Depending on COVID guidelines, the internship will offer the opportunity to observe and participate in immigration court proceedings, as well as USCIS interviews.
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.
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.