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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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How God grabbed my heart for the DRC

By worldrelief | April 9, 2013

Craig Pixley, World Relief Director of Church Engagement, shares how God first grabbed his heart for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Seven years ago, I was sitting in a Nissan-Mercedes dealership having my oil changed. The cover story in the recent Time magazine caught my attention: “Congo: The Hidden Toll of the World’s Deadliest War”.…

“Resurrection Rescue”: Reflections on Easter in Malawi

By worldrelief | March 28, 2013

Roberta Nagel, volunteer Church Partnership Coordinator for Malawi, shares her reflections on Easter and the work of the Church in Malawi. We are just a few short days from Easter. As I remember and reflect upon relationships formed half a world away from my birthplace, I am captured by the intimate analogies between what I…

World Water Day: Walking for Water in Rwanda

By worldrelief | March 21, 2013

Nsabimana Aloys, Water Project Manager withEmily Haas, Church Partnership Coordinator share how Rwanda’s Water Team celebrated World Water Day this year. Thanks to 20Liters, Mars Hill and our other partners who help make all this possible. World Relief hosted their annual Walk for Water in Masaka Sector, Rwanda. Around 10 am, the gathering of 200…

“This should not happen to people”

By worldrelief | March 7, 2013

In honor of International Women’s Day, our Country Director of Indonesia, Jo Ann de Belen reflects on those close to her heart and why she wants to be part of changing the world. I once knew a leper. He was close to me. Apart from his leprosy, he was just like any one of us.…

#Justice2013: Sound Bites of the Justice Conference

By worldrelief | February 28, 2013

by Larissa Peters, your Official World Relief Tweeter…(thanks to Paul Kim and Allison Harp for these excellent pics) If you’re like me, perhaps you felt that the Justice Conference was similar to those meals where you scarfed down as much good food as quickly as possible without truly tasting or savoring it. I found myself…

Fingerprints.

By worldrelief | February 14, 2013

by Maggie Utsey fingerprints.They tell a story all by themselves. Anointed and blessed are my days. His fingerprints are all over them. This week began in a 15-passenger van packed with 8 languages and 7 eager faces ready to put their best foot forward. Hours and interviews later, I’d picked up new words in each…

Changing the Reality in Haiti

By worldrelief | February 7, 2013

By Jean-Baptiste Francois, Agriculture Manager, World Relief Haiti When I was a child, I had the opportunity to live in the rural area of Haiti with my uncle for two months every year during school vacations.  For two decades, I saw my uncle always laboring the soil with a rake, pickaxe, hoe, and a cow…

Following the Flood – Part 2

By worldrelief | January 31, 2013

Paul Erickson continues his account of his journey through Gaza Province, Mozambique.  To see more pictures, click here.It will take months and months for everyone to establish their normal lives again, if at all.  But this will be unlikely if they don’t receive food and potable water and electricity soon.  Those who stayed behind or…

Following the Flood – Part 1

By worldrelief | January 30, 2013

Thank you to Paul Erickson for this firsthand account and these pictures as he travels through the flood-affected areas in Mozambique. Saturday 26 January, 2013, Southern Gaza Province, Mozambique Just outside Chokwe, the road parallels an as yet swollen irrigation canal and Maposse comments that when he had last passed here, fleeing the rising flood waters,…

So Much Happening in Twenty-Thirteen…

By worldrelief | January 9, 2013

by Larissa Peters, World Relief Communications Liaison I don’t know about you, but I have an especially good feeling about 2013. I admit, I keep a journal, and on the first of every year, I wonder what will fill its pages. The same is true in managing this blog – what will be the stories,…

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