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We are looking for talented, compassionate, and collaborative people to partner with us as we welcome refugees and immigrants with holistic services that will help them root and flourish in our community.

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Currently we are not accepting applications for AmeriCorps.

We partner with AmeriCorps and Literacy Volunteers of Illinois (LVI) to offer full and part-time positions in our Aurora, Carol Stream, and Chicago offices. See our open positions and how to apply below.



Interested in positions at our Chicagoland offices? Click here to view the available opportunities.

10 yrs of World Relief Memphis: QaQa and Josephine

By krspencer | November 17, 2022

Over the ten years World Relief Memphis has been in operation, we have had the privilege of serving hundreds of refugees, asylees, and other vulnerable immigrants. Over the past couple of months, we reached out to some of the first families and individuals we welcomed, to our newest arrivals. One of the first families we…

Honoring our Immigrant Neighbors

By eparrigin | November 16, 2022

For the Lord’s sake be subject to every human authority, whether to the emperor as supreme or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right. For it is God’s will that by doing right you should silence the ignorance of the foolish. As servants…

Private Sponsorship Opens Path for Venezuelans: Here’s What You Need to Know

Private Sponsorship Opens Path for Venezuelans: Here’s What You Need to Know

By worldrelief | November 15, 2022

Currently, Venezuela has the highest crime rate of any country in the world due to a corrupt and oppressive government, unchecked violence, high unemployment and chronic food and medicine shortages. This humanitarian crisis has forced over 7 million Venezuelans to flee their country, making it one of the highest external displacement crises globally. At World…

Leaving Ukraine: The Ochkur Family

By bcomito | November 11, 2022

The Ochkur Family – Slava, Iryna and three-year-old Olivia – had been working on their immigration to the United States from Ukraine for four years. Slava needed one last stamp on his documents, and then the airline tickets could be issued. They expected to get the call any day. Instead, on February 24, 2022, they…

World Relief saved my life. Now, I’m giving back.

By worldrelief | November 9, 2022

As a nonprofit organization, we talk a lot about donations and giving back here at World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office. While part of how World Relief functions is through private and public grants, we could not do what we do without people like you: people who are on the path, investing in the community…

The Long Road to Citizenship: Prince’s Story

By worldrelief | November 9, 2022

Our Team at World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office works daily to further our clients’ paths toward naturalization. This recent story from our sister office in North Carolina inspires us as we walk along the long road to citizenship with our Baltimore neighbors. Reflecting on September as the time of year that we celebrate citizenship…

Finding Hope in “DACA” – Interview with Jazmin

By worldrelief | November 9, 2022

Creating belonging happens in so many ways in Baltimore and cities across the United States where World Relief has Immigration Services, like this story from our sister office in Sacramento, CA.   Jazmin grew up believing she wouldn’t have the opportunity to graduate from college and start a full-time career. When she was a junior in…

Giving Thanks

By eparrigin | November 7, 2022

2022 has been a long year. Too often, it feels as though the crises are never-ending, leaving many of us sad, frustrated and confused. When feeling overwhelmed, it’s important to take a step back and remember the things that heal us. Here’s what our team is grateful for this year. I’m thankful for my girls’…

What I’ll Remember: Interning at WRQC

By eparrigin | November 7, 2022

Sloane wraps up her time by sharing what she’s learned during interning across multiple programs at World Relief Quad Cities. My time as an intern has come to an end. Only a short 300 hours later, I can cross off an internship experience that works towards my degree: Multimedia Journalism Mass Communication (MJMC). I’m thankful…

Meeting with Rep. Miller-Meeks: A step towards the path to safety

By eparrigin | November 7, 2022

WRQC intern Rubens Gonzales discusses his trip to meet Rep. Miller-Meeks and gives his perspective on the Afghan Adjustment Act. A legal path to safety Last month, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend a special meeting with WRQC and Representative Miller-Meeks to talk about the Afghan Adjustment Act that was recently introduced…

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