Employment Opportunities

CWS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

E-Verify: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. To comply with this law, CWS must collect information regarding an employee’s identity and employment eligibility and document that information on a document referred to as Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, no later than three business days from when the employee begins work for pay. If you are hired, you will be required to provide certain information on the form necessary to establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States and certain required supporting documents.

As a federal contractor, CWS also uses E-Verify to confirm newly-hired employees’ legal eligibility to work in the US. E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.

Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of document presented for use on the Form I-9.

IMPORTANT: If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, CWS is required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

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Employment Listings with Descriptions


Safe Space Program Specialist
Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel throughout the region

This position is responsible for assisting the CWS Regional Representative and the Safe Space Program Officer in supporting Protection programs that will enhance the CWS Relief Development and Protection (RDP) program operations and augment USG funding for CWS Africa RDP. The position also provides direct, intensive support to the Safe Space Program and secondarily, will support critical protection mainstreaming efforts across CWS Africa. »

Public Information Manager
Nairobi, Kenya

This position is responsible for the management of the Public Information Section and ensures the timeliness and accuracy of all RSC Africa communications with stakeholders. This includes tasks such as managing responses to inquiries, developing public information campaigns, and facilitating official visitors to RSC Africa. »

Staff Attorney
Miami, FL

To provide legal representation to clients in accordance with the terms of CWS contracts with the funding sources. »

Associate Director for Data Integrity (Database Administrator)
New York, NY

The Associate Director for Data Integrity is responsible for managing and ensuring the integrity of CWS/IRP’s refugee database using MS SQL Servers and responsible for overseeing the data migration from Pegasus to Integrated Refugee Information System (IRIS). The position is also responsible for creating automated reports and building a library of reports for front-end users. The Associate Director for Data Integrity oversees statistical reports generated within CWS/IRP operations and is responsible for the quality and coherent management/control of all refugee data entered into IRIS. The position is also responsible for ensuring the data security of all refugee information/files and serves as a resource to the local offices and affiliate network on the same. »

Employment Specialist - Spanish
Lancaster, PA

The Employment Specialist is responsible for providing employment assessment, job counseling, job placement, employment-related translation and interpretation services, and case management to eligible clients in the Employment Program of CWS/Lancaster. With the goal of self-sufficiency for each individual or family, the Employment Specialist works closely with clients and employers to remove barriers to employment and secure successful job placements. »

Paid Internship: Resource Generation

If you are looking for real-world experience in a fundraising environment, CWS is offering a paid internship opportunity with its Immigration and Refugee Program in New York City. This position works primarily from the CWS Corporate Center (475 Riverside Drive, New York, New York 10115). »

Senior Program Coordinator
New York, NY

This position will be representing Church World Service (CWS) Immigration and Refugee Program’s (IRP+) in ecumenical settings, working to solicit, maintain and expand the church involvement in domestic resettlement and other programs of CWS/IRP. The incumbent will work with CWS member communions, their congregations and CWS local offices and affiliates to cultivate and promote church co-sponsorships, develop training materials and resources for network sponsorship developers and volunteers, assist with the planning and implementation of conferences and training events. Additionally, the incumbent will work to increase the support of CWS from local congregations, seek to build greater connections between CWS member denominations and the Immigration and Refugee Program, and provide leadership and direction for church consultations at CWS’ domestic resettlement sites. Strong coordination with the CWS/IRP Executive Leadership and Post-Arrival teams is crucial to the work of this position. Current good standing with a CWS member church denomination preferred. »

Associate Director - Resource Generation
New York, NY

The Associate Director (AD) for Resource Generation will work closely with the IRP+ Executive Director, Senior Management Team, Africa-based AD for Resource Generation and other relevant staff to solicit the funding necessary to sustain and grow CWS/IRP. The position will also be responsible to provide technical assistance regarding fundraising to the CWS/IRP domestic network. »

Data Processing Assistant
Elkhart, IN

To process income totaling approximately $80 million per year generated by CWS national offices; CWS appeals; congregations and member communions; government agencies; foundations; corporations; and other sources. »

Associate Director, International Programs
New York, NY

The Associate Director for International Programs acts as liaison between RSC and Headquarters. The Associate Director works closely with the RSC Director in providing overall programmatic management and development of all programs relating to RSC Africa. The incumbent will bring extensive background and knowledge in overseas processing of refugees, US Government refugee admissions policy and familiarity with other implementing partners such as UNHCR, IOM, and other CWS partners. This position will supervise the Kenya-based Office Manager assigned to International Programs. »

ESL Program Manager
Nairobi, Kenya

The ESL Manager will oversee the implementation and ongoing operation of the CWS/RSC Africa ESL Program for refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa approved to resettle in the United States. The position will supervise local refugee instructors in Sub-Saharan Africa. »

Intern to the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG)
Washington, D.C.

This internship will be to provide support for the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG). Intern will provide administrative, logistic, translation and other support to members of the Group, co-chairs and leaders of HAWG sub-groups. The position will be primarily housed at the CWS office. Overall management will be by Church World Service and Mennonite Central Committee. »

Administrative Assistant
Pretoria, South Africa

This position is responsible for assisting the Site Manager, Finance and Logistics staff of RSC Africa Sub Office in Pretoria, South Africa. »

Logistics Officer
Pretoria, South Africa

This position is primarily responsible for the coordination and follow-up of logistics for RSC Africa Sub Office, CIS, and CO circuit rides, as well as preparing travel itineraries of official RSC staff travel in accordance with the RSC standard operating procedures. »

Caseworker I
Nairobi, Kenya

This position is primarily responsible for assisting eligible refugee applicants prepare the best possible case file for an interview with an Officer of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for final adjudication. »
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