Join Our Team

Imagine waking up every morning with the chance to change someone's life. Imagine knowing your efforts will benefit both your career and our neighbors from around the world. At CWS, our team knows they are making a difference every day.

Whether you're welcoming a refugee family at the airport ... helping a new neighbor get their first job in the U.S. ... providing low-cost legal services for unaccompanied children  ... or contributing in one of the many other ways we welcome refugees and immigrants - you have the opportunity to work towards a world where everyone has food, voice, and a safe place to call home.

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CWS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact recruitment@cwsglobal.org.


CWS offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Pre-tax Savings and Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off

Internship Opportunities

CWS Internships

CWS Durham has a limited number of paid internships available, in addition to unpaid internships and internships for course credit. Please indicate which type of internship you are seeking on the application form.

Applicants apply to a general department first, and discuss position fit and availability pending an interview. If you are interested in an internship with CWS Durham please use the link below to apply.

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Employment Services Intern

Support refugees to over-come barriers to economic self-sufficiency by teaching clients about the US work culture, US financial system, assist clients to create resumes, complete job applications, provide bus training, assist with new hire paperwork and provide support for job retention.

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Case Management Intern

Offer support to the case management team and provides services to refugees to help them successfully make a new home in the United States.

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Organizational Partner Internships with CWS

CWS Durham offers some internship opportunities through our organizational partners. Persons interested in these opportunities will apply for these internships through the third-party organization's application process.

Community Organizing Intern

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

The intern will support the work of the CWS Durham community organizing and migrant services programs while learning the ropes of community organizing in a multicultural, multilingual setting.

Application Closes: February 21st, 2023, 12:00 p.m. (noon).