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World Relief is a global non-profit that empowers the local church to serve the most vulnerable people across the globe through our key initiatives: Health and child development, disaster response, refugee and immigration services, economic development and peacebuilding. In 2015, World Relief served over 3.5 million people across the globe. We are continually looking for highly talented people to join our world-class team.
Volunteers are required to submit an application, pass a Criminal Background Check and pass a Motor Vehicle Records Check, depending on the nature of the position. Volunteers are also required to acknowledge World Relief's mission, vision, and values.
World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring candidates based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a), World Relief has the right to hire only candidates who agree with World Relief’s Statement of Faith.
No. However, if you are applying for a U.S. based position, you must already have legal authorization to live in the U.S. World Relief cannot offer visa assistance for individuals coming to the U.S., and cannot accept undocumented volunteers.
An intern is typically an undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing an opportunity for academic credit, or a recent graduate seeking professional experience. A volunteer can be anybody from a student to a retiree, there is no age limit.
Great question! For international positions, an internship or volunteer position lasts between three and 12 months. There are exceptions, but in general, a minimum commitment of three months is necessary to properly train interns/volunteers, and to invest in the relationship between our organization and the individual For more information, please refer to the specific position description that interests you or contact us at 443.451.1900.