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


Temporary Case Aide - Part Time
Lancaster, PA

The Case Aide is responsible for assisting the Resettlement Program Case Managers in completing the following tasks for enrolled and eligible clients: coordination of translation and interpretation services, accessing appropriate services, navigating local social service and government systems, transportation to appointments, and case file setup. The Case Aide is essential in introducing the client to his/her new environment in a culturally appropriately manner. »

Office Director
Jersey City, NJ

The Office Director articulates the mission of CWS; oversees program design and implementation; ensures organizational compliance with grants and contracts; manages effective delivery of services; promotes the involvement of local congregations and community members in resettlement; and represents CWS in interactions with the State Refugee Coordinator. The Office Director is responsible for the daily operations and services provided by CWS/IRP through the office in Jersey City, New Jersey, providing services and oversight to all programs including, but not limited to Reception & Placement, Matching Grant and any other programs offered by CWS/IRP. The Office Director will initially be responsible for all service delivery and operations of a single staff office. This position directly reports to the CWS/IRP Associate Director for Local Offices at CWS Corporate Center (CC) in New York. »

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. »

English Language Training Coordinator
Harrisonburg, VA

This employee will coordinate English Language Training (ELT) activities, including volunteers and serve as school liaison for clients of the IRP under the Virginia Refuge Student Achievement Project (VRSAP) in order to ensure their early employment and self-sufficiency. »

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
TBD

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. »

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. »

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. »
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