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

Benefits Administrator
Elkhart, IN

Responsible for the design and administration of employee benefits for domestic and international employees, retirees and others as needed Benefit plans include: health insurance, pension, denominational pension, TDAs, life insurance, accidental death, short and long term disability insurance, and workers compensation. »

Elkhart, IN

This position provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts; integrating financial data, preparing and interpreting financial statements, and overseeing payroll. »

Part-Time ESL/Civics Instructor
Greensboro, NC

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. »

Director of Finance
Elkhart, IN

The Director of Finance contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing financial tasks for the organization. »

Grassroots Organizer
Flexible remote location

The main responsibilities will be to develop effective grassroots organizing and education efforts as directed by CWS advocacy priorities at the local, state and federal levels. The Grassroots Organizer will take direction from the National Grassroots Coordinator and collaborate with CWS refugee resettlement offices and affiliates, communities of faith, and partners around the country; build the education and organizing capacity of CWS member communions and partners; maintain records of all grassroots activities and contacts; collaborate with key partner organizations on events in support of immigrants rights and humanitarian foreign assistance; and work with CWS advocacy staff to relate grassroots activities to relevant local, state and national decision makers. The Grassroots Organizer will function as a part of the CWS Advocacy Team and the Immigration and Refugee Program Team, and as such will participate in strategic planning and program meetings, collaborate with CWS refugee resettlement offices and affiliates and communions, and maintain frequent communication with other CWS partners and constituents at the regional levels. »

Site Manager
Pretoria, South Africa

The RSC Site Manager is responsible for the management of the CWS operated Resettlement Support Center Africa (RSC Africa) Sub-Office based in Pretoria, South Africa. The RSC conducts case processing and cultural orientation for eligible refugees throughout sub-Saharan Africa for the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). CWS administers RSC Africa through a cooperative agreement with the US Department of State, as part of its Immigration and Refugee Program. »

Program Officer / Temporary Position
Johannesburg, South Africa

Church World Service (CWS) is recruiting for a Program Officer to implement activities designed to promote inclusive faith environments for LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa, as part of a multi-country CWS project. This position will identify and nurture relationships with faith leaders and faith communities to increase awareness of the protection risks facing LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers, and encourage welcoming actions by faith community groups. The incumbent will work in close coordination with CWS colleagues in Kenya and the US. »

Cultural Orientation Coordinator
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a full time, senior level position responsible for overseeing the cultural orientation (CO), interpretation and ESL services provided to refugees through RSC Africa. The position also serves on the RSC Africa leadership team and is a core member of senior management. »

Caseworker II
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. »

Community Health Case Worker
Richmond, VA

The Community Health Case Worker assists eligible populations through the provision of social and core services as outlined in the Cooperative Agreement to ensure that the needs of the clients in the areas of mental health, medical health and trauma healing are identified and treated. The work entails providing the clients an orientation and information for the client to access appropriate services as may be needed in a timely manner ensuring self-sufficiency. »

Director of Foundation Relations

The Director of Foundation Relations will provide leadership for the foundations vertical for CWS with a priority focus on identifying, cultivating, and managing key relationships with large national/international foundations and select family foundations. The Director will be responsible for supporting the fundraising goals of CWS and leveraging key relationships and contacts within the United States. »

Volunteer Interpreter (Multiple Opportunities)
New York, NY

As a Volunteer, you will assist CWS Legal Services in making contact with Limited English Proficient immigrants who are interested in attending immigration legal services clinics and events and receiving legal services. »

Legal Intern
New York, NY

The intern has responsibility of providing immigration legal services to clients, under the supervision of the CWS/IRP New York Staff Attorney. She/he conducts outreach to identify and engage clients; supports the Staff Attorney with her immigration caseload either by conducting research or writing memorandums of law. Under the supervision of the Staff Attorney, recruits volunteers who assist in running immigration legal clinics and citizenship group processing events. »

Resettlement Officer
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a full time position within the Africa Regional Deployment Unit, which strategically utilizes RSC deployments to UNHCR with the goal of increasing referrals to the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa. The primary function of the Resettlement Officer is to support the goals of ARDU through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Tasks to be completed while on deployment will be determined in Terms of Reference for each deployment and will include activities that support refugee resettlement, including interviewing and writing resettlement referrals to the USRAP. »
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