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Employment Opportunities


Employment Specialist


Offer support and employment services to refugees to help them reach financial self-sufficiency in the United States.


Full Time
$41,650 - $49,000

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CARE Coordinator


Responsible for developing and implementing bold and innovative community partnerships to cultivate and strengthen employment advancement opportunities for refugees and immigrants through the Communities Acting for Refugee Empowerment Program.


Full Time
$41,650 - $49,000

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Associate Director


Immigration Legal Services

Oversees the ongoing provision of legal immigration services in the Durham Immigration and Refugee Program. Responsibilities include oversight of legal services staff and legal services programs, creation of policies and procedures, intake documents, case management guidelines, and developing a comprehensive resource development plan in collaboration with the Office Director and Associate Director for Development.


Full Time
$75,225 - $90,000

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Paralegal


Immigration Legal Services

Provide administrative support to the CWS Durham Immigration Legal Services Program, and assist DOJ Accredited Representatives in providing eligibility screenings, application completion, and follow-up services, to eligible refugees, asylees, lawful permanent residents (LPRs), and immigrants eligible for the Central American Minor (CAM) Refugee Program.


Full Time
 $41,650 - $49,000

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Volunteer Specialist


Responsible for developing and implementing bold and innovative partnerships to cultivate and strengthen volunteer and community sponsorship opportunities. Duties include but are not limited to recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers and cosponsor groups, and generating and coordinating in-kind and cash support for refugee participants in the co-sponsorship program.


Full Time
 $41,650 - $49,000

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Supervising Attorney


Immigrant Children's Program

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Immigrant Children’s Program including supervision of program staff and case review. The incumbent also provides legal representation on a variety of family-based and humanitarian immigration matters before DHS, the Immigration Courts, and the BIA with special focus on vulnerable populations and children recently released from ORR custody.


Full Time
$75,225 - $88,500

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Finance Manager


Manage the overall and daily financial operations of the CWS/Durham office at the local level. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Also, addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including financial reporting, reimbursements, audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.


Full Time
 $68,000 - $85,000

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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).