Quaker Voluntary Service is recruiting for the following open positions for the 2021-2022 service year. Please note several positions require language skills:
- Portland – Outside In East Clinic Resource Specialist. This position will be working with low-income, houseless, immigrant, refugee, non-English speaking, and all age ranges. This position supports a primary care clinic that offers adult primary care, pediatrics, prenatal, and reproductive health services and sees patients from ages 0 and up. *Spanish speaker preferred.
- Atlanta – Church of the Common Ground Program Associate. Provide support for the pastoral and spiritual needs of women, men and youth who live on the margins of our city. Applicants should be interested in intensive direct service with people experiencing homelessness.
- Atlanta – Southern Center for Human Rights Criminal Justice Reform Intake Specialist. The Specialist will work closely with attorneys and investigators to respond to challenges and concerns from people who are under criminal justice control and challenge unconstitutional or illegal criminal justice practices and the application of the death penalty in Georgia and Alabama. Applicants need to have extensive experience engaging with and working in BIPOC communities. Please note that this organization has a fairly corporate culture.
- Boston – East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. Work one-on-one with patients to assess their needs and formulate a plan to improve their health conditions, which are often greatly impacted by social determinants. Fellows navigate both state and federal assistance programs connecting patients to resources such as: food, housing, legal assistance, clothing, etc. *Strong Spanish skills required
- Philadelphia – SEAMAAC Health and Wellness Fellow. The Health & Wellness Program Fellow will play a key role in the planning and facilitation of SEAMAAC’s community health & wellness services for immigrants and refugees. The Fellow primarily will work with low-income Asian, African, and Latinx immigrants and refugees of all ages (children, adults, and elders). *Applicants need to speak one or more of the following languages: Burmese, Chin, Karen, Rohingyan, Nepali, Kinyarwandan, Vietnamese, Lao, Indonesian, Mandarin, Spanish, Swahili, Arabic, French. Applicants should have an interest in healthcare, economic justice, food justice, immigration, and racial justice.
If you would like to apply:
1) Email to let us know of your interest.
2) Fill out the main application by July 31 (the sooner the better!)
3) Reach out to your references to ask them to complete the reference forms. Applicants will need references from a Supervisor, Spiritual Friend, and Roommate by the first week in August.
Once your application is complete, you’ll connect with a staff person for an initial interview the first week of August. If the program seems to be a good fit, we’ll connect you with the supervisor at the site placement for a second round interview (second week of August).