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World Relief, and millions of people around the globe, need you.

For many of us, the last few years have been characterized by a deep sense of chaos, uncertainty and injustice. As suffering across the globe appears to be worsening, you’ve likely asked yourself, how can I respond in a meaningful way?

If you've thought about your career path in response, you've come to the right place. Today, World Relief, and millions of people around the globe, need you.

At this pivotal moment in time, World Relief is rapidly expanding and growing our team to meet the increasing needs of our world. When you join us at World Relief, you can expect:

 

          • A strong sense of everyday purpose and impact

          • A highly relational and collaborative environment

          • A commitment to best practices and excellence in our work

          • A faith-based working environment and faithful commitment to God’s leading.

 

If you’re one of the many people feeling like you need to do more for our broken world, here’s your chance. In the midst of the chaos, there is still hope — God has a plan and you can be a part of it.

We are looking for people just like you who want to use their gifts and talents to make a real and tangible difference in our world and the lives of the suffering.

Will you apply to World Relief today?

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A Quick Note

World Relief employees are committed to the mission, vision and values of the organization. As an organization we follow a Statement of Faith.

In addition to our Statement of Faith and Mission, Vision, and Values, World Relief has other key tenets which candidates for employment must review and understand:

  1. TOWARDS A FRESH EMBRACE OF OUR CHRISTIAN IDENTITY, which informs the organization’s position and understanding of key issues regarding our Christian faith.
  2. FOR THE HEALTH OF THE NATION, a publication of World Relief’s parent organization, the National Association of Evangelicals, which informs World Relief’s position on matters of social and civic engagement.

As part of the application process candidates for positions with World Relief will be asked to discuss this.

Chicagoland Career Opportunities

AmeriCorps

 

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.

Internships

 

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

A Syrian’s Journey

By chicagoland | August 3, 2023

Humanitarian crises can be triggered by any number of causes: violent conflicts, natural disasters, famine, or epidemics. But some humanitarian crises have their roots in the loss of civil freedom where citizens can’t speak openly about political and economic issues for fear of retribution. We often partner with Syrian refugees and asylum seekers who want…

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World Relief Praises the Re-Introduction of the Bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act and Urges Swift Passage

By chicagoland | July 14, 2023

July 14, 2023 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE, MD — Today, World Relief praises the bipartisan re-introduction of an Afghan Adjustment Act in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives and urges swift Congressional passage of the bill. This important bill acknowledges the plight of Afghan nationals who faced an urgent threat of persecution…

Experiencing God’s Generosity Through the Hands of Others

By chicagoland | July 10, 2023

Before long, students will soon be ready to go back to school! This includes refugee and immigrant families, and you and I have a great opportunity if we open our hearts in support. Reflecting on this mid-summer season, I want to share a story from my own family about how God takes care of those…

The Power of Perspective in Relationships

By chicagoland | June 8, 2023

Every relationship you have holds the potential to change you. And when you grow your perspective to understand the experiences, thoughts, and values of others, those relationships hold the power to help change a community. I’ve had many relationships throughout the years that have guided, challenged, encouraged, and shaped my life. And I’m sure you…

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World Relief Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of the Dignity Act

By chicagoland | May 23, 2023

Today, a bipartisan group of congressional leaders led by Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) and Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) introduced the Dignity Act – a broad immigration reform bill that would include an earned path to legal status for qualifying undocumented immigrants with the option to pursue naturalization, an expedited path to citizenship for Dreamers, and reforms to border security and asylum processing.

Building a Summer of Welcome

By chicagoland | May 16, 2023

Summer is right around the corner! It’s the season of graduation parties, life transitions, and changing ministry rhythms. In the midst of all that, my team has been wondering, How can your church keep serving and welcoming our immigrant and refugee neighbors through the summer season – and have some fun along the way?  Here’s one…

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