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.

Information Posters:

Open Listings

Employment Listings with Descriptions


Climate Change and Accountable Governance Intern
Washington, DC

Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit organization working to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services. Our DC Office is a part of the Policy and Advocacy department which is looking for an intern to organize events to observe the 5th Commemoration of the 2010 Haitian earthquake and preparation for the climate change summit. If you are a current undergraduate or post graduate student, seeking course credits or additional experience in Climate Change and/or Accountable Governance in a Policy and Advocacy environment, then this internship with CWS may be suitable. »

Associate Director, Refugee Council USA
Washington, DC

In coordination with the Director of RCUSA, work to ensure that the Council’s overarching goals are met and that the implementation of the Council’s strategic priorities is effective and efficiently managed. Assist the Director in creating and strengthening consensus among the Council members and soliciting active participation in Council’s activities. »

Refugee Cultural Orientation Instructor and Transportation Facilitator
Lancaster, PA

The Refugee Cultural Orientation Instructor and Transportation Facilitator organizes and teaches cultural orientation classes for the newest arriving individuals and families from Cuba, Burma, Somalia, Iraq, Congo, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Bhutan through the Resettlement Program of CWS Lancaster. Additionally, this position coordinates transportation needs for new arrivals. »

Refugee Case Manager – Arabic or Burmese (Part Time)
Greensboro, NC

The Immigration and Refugee Program Caseworker provides orientation and on-going case management services to family reunion and free case refugees resettled through Immigration and Refugee Program. The Case Manager offers support and services to refugees to help them successfully make a new home in the United States. Core services include airport reception, initial housing, orientation to the community, and assistance with application for public benefits, children’s school enrollment, adult English as a Second Language (ESL) enrollment, and obtaining employment. »

Congregational Resource Developer
Lancaster, PA

The Congregational Resource Developer generates, coordinates and maintains congregational and community support for refugees, asylees and entrants resettling through IRP/Lancaster. »

Refugee Case Manager – Kinyarwandan/Kiswahili Speaker (Part Time)
Greensboro, NC

The Immigration and Refugee Program Caseworker provides orientation and on-going case management services to family reunion and free case refugees resettled through Immigration and Refugee Program. The Case Manager offers support and services to refugees to help them successfully make a new home in the United States. Core services include airport reception, orientation to the community, and assistance with application for public benefits, children’s school enrollment, adult English as a Second Language (ESL) enrollment, and obtaining employment. »

Attorney
Palm Beach County, FL

The incumbent is responsible for the management of all areas relating to the CWS Palm Beach County Office Legal Department. This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the legal department including but not limited to staff supervision, case review, and assignment of cases to staff attorneys, court representation, and service provision. This position is stationed in Palm Beach County. »

Contract Compliance Specialist
Miami, FL

The primary purpose of the position is to monitor data entered into the RSDS Database by the multi-agency (CWS, St. Thomas Human Rights Institute, AIJ and Catholic Charities) Legal Programs. Incumbent is responsible for assisting the Contract Compliance Coordinator in conducting multi-agency compliance, monitoring and the compiling and submission of all narrative reports to the funding source. »

Administrative/Financial Assistant
Miami, FL

Responsible for the assigned day-today operations of the accounting system to ensure these functions and financial transactions are carried out in accordance with established accounting principles, policies and objectives. »

Paralegal (Two open positions)
Palm Beach County, FL

Assist the Attorney and/or other paralegals in the preparation of the case files including compiling application packets in an accurate fashion by completing required accompanying documents and providing interpretation/translation for attorney(s) and/or clients when necessary. Perform outreach in the community. This position is stationed in Palm Beach County. »

Contract Compliance Coordinator
Miami, FL

The primary purpose of the position is to monitor compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts from the fiscal and programmatic standpoint for the multi-agency (CWS, St. Thomas Human Rights Institute, AIJ and Catholic Charities) Legal Programs. The Contract Compliance Coordinator will oversee programmatic processes, monitor and evaluate contracted providers, analyze performance outcomes, implement and manage corrective actions, develop and maintain policies and procedures, and provide training/technical guidance to ensure continuous improvements. »

Cuban/Haitian Program Caseworker
Miami, FL

Perform initial reception, processing and resettlement of entrants upon their release to Church World Service. This position will be required to work on the weekends. »

Immigration Volunteer (Multiple Opportunities)
New York, NY

Immigration Volunteers will assist with naturalization group processing workshops, outreach to immigrant communities, and identifying sources of funding that could provide additional immigration-related services to immigrant communities. »

Caseworker - Arabic
Harrisonburg, VA

This employee will provide orientation and ongoing case management services to our R&P clients in a timely, appropriate and effective manner ensuring their early employment and self-sufficiency. »

Outreach Volunteers (Multiple Opportunities)
New York, NY

Outreach Volunteers will assist with making contacts with individuals and organizations within immigrant communities for the purpose of increasing awareness of the services CWS offers. »
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