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We will begin accepting applications in June 2021. For a list of open positions, click here.

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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Lynne Hybels Speaks on Peace in Kenya

By worldrelief | June 6, 2012

By Allison SchroederWait a minute…Isn’t this the Ten for Congo trip? Why Kenya?One of the hardest things about being an advocate for a particular place — especially a place as complex as the Democratic Republic of Congo — is that you have to take into consideration difficult things like international relations, globalization, and regional politics.…

Lynne Hybels in Congo with World Relief

By worldrelief | June 4, 2012

By Allison Schroeder In just a matter of days, World Relief in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will welcome a team of women led by Lynne Hybels. Lynne has been an advocate for the Congo since she traveled there with us in 2010. This time, there will be six women joining Lynne on the…

A trip in Burundi

By worldrelief | May 24, 2012

by Michael Beeman I have a card from my grandmother, on the front of which, it is written, “Grandson, life will take you to some faraway places.”, and on the inside, “Know that wherever you go, love goes with you”.  It is true.  During a trip to a Care Group outside of Gitega, southeast of…

A quiet, yet brave mother

By worldrelief | May 12, 2012

At her upstairs apartment, Fardowsa greeted us at the door — a young Somali lady, tall, dressed in a flowery hijab. She invited us into the living room of the apartment she shares with her mother, Rukiya, who was seated on the carpet and covered with a pile of blankets in the chill of February.…

“…I have called you friends”

By worldrelief | May 10, 2012

– by Caren Teichmann   My favorite days of the week are Tuesday and Wednesday because these are the days I go to the apartment to work with the clients of World Relief in Nashville. It is a blessing and a joy to walk around outside, to greet people as they come for English class, to enter…

Desperate People – We Go Fix It?

By worldrelief | April 17, 2012

Tina O’Kelley, World Relief Communications, serving in Haiti Christians help people, right?  It is our privilege to step in when there is a need and respond with compassion and our abundant resources.  Desperate people – we go fix it. Isn’t that what Jesus called us to do? Here is a story that might end differently…

Papua: Health on the Margins of Indonesia

By worldrelief | April 5, 2012

By Catherine Patterson, Maternal and Child Health Intern for World Relief Indonesia Today began as Saturdays usually do in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia: with children calling at the front gate with berries and flowers. Most are barefoot, wear ill-fitting clothes and come from the surrounding villages. Today, a little girl came with a badly…

Refugees in Indonesia: Ministry of Presence

By worldrelief | March 27, 2012

By Mikey and Jeana Master, Church Engagement Coordinators for World Relief Indonesia Stepping out the door of the detention center, into the courtyard shared by the asylees’ rooms, we were greeted by twenty faces waiting to see ours. Twenty men: all with different stories, all from broken places, all carrying disappointment. Literally trapped between the…

Suffering and Celebrating Together: MOD 2012

By worldrelief | March 18, 2012

by Meg Lavery, Volunteer Mobilization Coordinator for World Relief DuPage In 2010, jeggings made their triumphant debut, South Africa hosted the World Cup, and Haiti was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake. 2010 was also the year I went to my first Mission on Your Doorstep Conference in West Chicago, IL- most likely wearing jeggings. There I…

Quotes from The Justice Conference 2012

By worldrelief | March 12, 2012

By Isaac Barnes, Marketing and Communications Manager at World Relief It’s been two weeks since the Justice Conference, and I am still processing the many moments of clarity and insight that I experience along with 4,000 other people. The breadth and depth of the speakers and facilitators brought a profound life and expression to the…

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