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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.

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

Who Is World Relief Spokane?

By bcomito | November 3, 2022

World Relief Spokane is a refugee resettlement agency, working in connection with the local community, to create a welcoming space for people fleeing persecution and violence in their countries of origin. The Spokane office was started in 1992 by Linda Unseth, which means 2022 marks 30 years of resettlement work. In those 30 years, more…

I Was No Longer Safe in My Country: Yomardy’s Story of Seeking Asylum

By chicagoland | November 3, 2022

Yomardy never imagined what would happen to her during a trip to the U.S. as a Fulbright Scholar from Venezuela – particularly a situation that would force her to seek asylum.

Through the Flood: How Conflict and Climate Change are Converging in South Sudan

Through the Flood: How Conflict and Climate Change are Converging in South Sudan

By worldrelief | November 2, 2022

Serving the most vulnerable often means accessing the furthest, hardest-to-reach places in order to meet those in greatest need. For Daniel Erwaga, it meant riding through waist-deep flood waters on a 4×4 all terrain vehicle to assist farmers whose fields had been flooded in South Sudan. Over the last three years, record amounts of rainfall…

Be the Bridge Cultural Views: Voting with Jenny Yang, Kathryn Freeman, Michael Wear

Be the Bridge Cultural Views: Voting with Jenny Yang, Kathryn Freeman, Michael Wear

By worldrelief | November 1, 2022

Image: Be The Bridge As the United States gets closer to midterm elections, three voices of wisdom and reason, compassion, and justice join Latasha Morrison on the Be the Bridge Podcast. Jenny Yang, Kathryn Freeman, and Michael Wear bring their experience and expertise to this crucial discussion on navigating the contentious political climate and faithfully…

6 Ways the Church is Talking About Climate Change

6 Ways the Church is Talking About Climate Change

By worldrelief | October 31, 2022

In August, World Relief partnered with the National Association of Evangelicals to release Loving the Least of These, an updated report on climate change and its impact on the world’s poor. At World Relief, we understand creation care as a core tenet of our Christian faith. While individuals and congregations may differ on particular understandings…

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

By krspencer | October 25, 2022

As a nonprofit organization, we talk a lot about donations and giving back here at World Relief Memphis. While part of how WRM functions is through government and local grants, we could not do what we do without people like you. People who are on the path, investing in the community to see mutual transformation…

Evangelical Views on Immigration Are Shifting

By worldrelief | October 21, 2022

Matthew Soerens is the U.S. Director for Church Mobilization and Advocacy at World Relief. Today, we are thrilled to talk with him about a new study from Lifeway Research that reveals positive changes in evangelical views on immigration. When Lifeway Research worked with World Relief to conduct a similar study back in 2015, just 12%…

A Church Prepared

By kwhaley | October 19, 2022

Learn how one church responded to the devastation in Afghanistan by serving vulnerable Afghans arriving in North Texas.

Covid, Conflict and Climate Change: How the Church Can Be Hope Amidst Converging Crises

Covid, Conflict and Climate Change: How the Church Can Be Hope Amidst Converging Crises

By worldrelief | October 19, 2022

Two years ago, when COVID-19 was just emerging as a global crisis, many of us in the non-profit sector speculated how the pandemic would shape our world. We threw around the phrase “new normal,” despite not having any idea what that would look like over the next month, let alone in the years to come. …

Image Before Immigrant

By eparrigin | October 18, 2022

Earlier this year, for the first time on record, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world hit 100 million. What that means is that one in every 78 people on Earth is displaced from their home as a result of war, violence, famine, and human rights violations each day. We’ve welcomed over 3,500…

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