job openings at AFCS: American Friends Service Committee [Quaker]

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Mon, 18 May 1998 14:07:07 -0700 (PDT)


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AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE . 1501 Cherry Street . Philadelphia, PA
19102-1479

AFSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

MAY 1998 STAFF OPENINGS LIST

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization which
includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice,
peace, and humanitarian service.  Its work is based on the Quaker belief in
the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome
violence and injustice.

NATIONAL OFFICE - PHILADELPHIA
NOTE:   Due to limited resources, AFSC does not pay for travel and/or
interview expenses for National Office support staff positions.


AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICE
* Associate Director  (New resumes and applications are no longer being
accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)


COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
* Director of Media Relations  (New resumes and applications are no longer
being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)


COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIVISION
* National Maquiladora Project Director  (New resumes and applications are
no longer being accepted.)


DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
* Administrative Assistant, German Fundraising  (New resumes and
applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

* Associate Director of Planned Giving  (New resumes and applications are
no longer being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

* Development Officer for International Institutional Fundraising  (New
resumes and applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being
scheduled.)

* Director of Development  (New resumes and applications are no longer
being accepted.)

* Planned Giving Specialist, Gift and Trust Administration  (New resumes
and applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being
scheduled.)


INTERNATIONAL DIVISION
* Program Assistant, Latin America and Caribbean Programs  (New resumes and
applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

New York, NY
* Quaker Representative/Quaker House Director (Two Positions)  (New resumes
are no longer being accepted; applications are being received.)


PEACE EDUCATION DIVISION
* Assistant Coordinator, Latin America/Caribbean Program  (New resumes are
no longer being accepted; applications are being received.)

Director of Peace Education Division:  This is a senior management position
which works within AFSCs structure of collaborative decision-making and
cooperation, responsible for providing leadership for AFSCs peace
education programs including program development, implementation, and
evaluation; representing AFSCs peace education work to its diverse
publics; supervision of coordinators of peace education programs and
Assistant Director; working with peace education oversight committees and
AFSC colleagues on program outreach and education to further the work of
AFSC; and the development and implementation of fund-raising strategies and
proposals.  Requires:  Significant related senior-level experience in
program management, staff supervision, and budgeting and financial
reporting, including 5 years of supervisory experience; understanding of
and commitment to the values and principles defining AFSCs work;
demonstrated ability to write for publication and speak effectively before
audiences.  Search extended.  Resume deadline: Thursday, May 21, 1998.
(Address: Clara Wright)

* Freeman Youth Peace Fellow  (New resumes are no longer being accepted;
applications are being received.)


REGIONS
NEW YORK METROPOLITAN REGION
New York, NY
* Administrative Secretary, Development Department  (New resumes and
applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

Newark, NJ
* Legal Assistant/Secretary, Immigrant Rights Program  (New resumes and
applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

* Office Manager  (New resumes and applications are no longer being
accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)


NORTH CENTRAL REGION
Denver, CO
Administrative Associate: Is a member of the office team that establishes
and maintains internal office systems so that the office runs smoothly and
provides direct support to program staff.  Requires:  A broad grasp of
office functions as well as the ability to deal efficiently with routine
and detailed tasks; flexibility; the ability to prioritize among competing
demands and accomplish assigned tasks efficiently and in a timely manner;
keeping informed about program projects, participating in staff discussions
and decisions, and having a demonstrated commitment to the basic Quaker
principles of the AFSC; and the ability to work with little supervision.
Salary starts at $21,000, depending on experience.  Application Deadline:
Friday, May 29, 1998.  For a complete job description and application,
contact the Colorado Area Administrative Associate Search Committee, AFSC -
NCRO, 4211 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312.  Phone: (515) 274-4851.
FAX: (515) 274-2003.  E-mail:  afscdesm@afsc.org.

* Program Coordinator  (New resumes and applications are no longer being
accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

Austin, TX
* Program Coordinator, Texas/Arkansas/Oklahoma (TAO) Area Office  (New
resumes and applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are being
scheduled.)


PACIFIC MOUNTIAN REGION
Sacramento, CA
* Pan-Valley Institute Program Coordinator  (New resumes and applications
are no longer being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)


PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION
Tucson, AZ
Intern:  Arizona Area Program Office is seeking a 1998-99 intern to work
with Program Coordinator and committee members to implement area programs.
Current projects include:  working for abolition of the death penalty and
criminal justice reform; raising funds for a project to organize
maquiladora factory workers across the border in Mexico; working with local
groups to address immigration and human rights issues; developing local
responses to NAFTA and economic globalization; conducting Help Increase the
Peace Project workshops in conflict resolution in local high schools;
disseminating information for youth on alternatives to military service;
and sponsoring Alternatives to Violence workshops in prisons and in the
community.  Intern should be at least 18 years of age, skilled in relating
to diverse groups of people, and committed to social justice and nonviolent
approaches to social change and conflict resolution.  AFSC is prepared to
provide $4,500 toward the $5,000 cost of basic living expenses.  The intern
will be offered housing in a low-key intentional community of 15 people.
The positions will begin September 8, 1998 and continuing for 9-12 months
as determined by intern at beginning of internship.  Application deadline:
Friday, May 29, 1998.  For a full job description contact AFSC, Arizona,
931 North 5th Avenue, Tucson, AZ  85705, or call (520) 623-9141 for more
information.


OVERSEAS
NOTE:   AFSC covers the costs of living for the staff member and accompanying
dependent(s) including local education and language training, reimbursement
for essential on-going home expenses (professional dues, student loans,)
full medical and life insurance, contributions to a monthly savings plan,
one-month annual vacation allowance, and all work-related travel costs in
lieu of fixed salary; details available.  In the case of a couple applying
for the position, appropriate roles for each person will be worked out
according to program needs and the skills and experiences of each.
Overseas assignments are not entry-level positions; AFSC has only those
overseas opportunities listed below.


CAMBODIA
* Agriculture Specialist  (New resumes and applications are no longer being
accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

* Natural Resource Specialist  (New resumes and applications are no longer
being accepted; interviews are being scheduled.)

Prosthetist/Orthotist Lecturer:  Search Extended. Organize and teach
assigned subjects at the Cambodian School for Prosthetics and Orthotics in
Phnom Penh, a three-year program which began in 1994 to train Cambodians to
internationally recognized standards.   Requires:  Degree or diploma in
Prosthetics and Orthotics from recognized school; minimum three years as
practicing Prosthetist/Orthotist; teaching/training experience desirable
(Third World experience preferred); ability to work independently and as a
member of a diverse team; fluency in spoken and written English; ability to
work through or serve as interpreter; willingness to learn Khmer; ability
to adapt to an environment of hot weather and uncertain utilities and to
travel requirements of the assignment; ability to work under pressure and
to cope with delays and restrictions such as periodic road closures,
security measures, and bureaucratic delays. Search extended.  Letters of
interest and resumes to Elizabeth Stegner.


* New resumes and applications are no longer being accepted; interviews are
being scheduled.

Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of religious
affiliation, race, sex, sexual orientation, or nature of disability.
Further Information on all positions listed is available from:
AFSC, Human Resources Department, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA
19102-1479.
Phone: (215) 241-7107.  Fax: (215) 241-7247.

You can find general information about AFSC's programs and resources on our
home page at:  http://www.afsc.org

The AFSC Philadelphia office is a smoke-free workplace.

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