Internships

Each year, AFSC welcomes more than 100 fellows, interns, apprentices, and young volunteers across the globe. Like AFSC, these advocates believe that there is worth in every person and that love can overcome violence and injustice.

AFSC’s programs develop leaders for social change. They build bridges of understanding and active alliances among young people—and communities—of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Immigration Detention Project Organizing Internshp

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

The Detention Project Organizing Intern will work closely with AFSC’s organizing staff, Detention Project members including children and youth, and coalition partners to implement various activities.  The intern will assist in planning advocacy and education events related to immigration detention and deportation.  On-going responsibilities include phone banking members and supporters, updating coalition FB page, attending detention coalition meetings, developing outreach and/or education materials, and meeting with detention project staff and volunteer(s).    Read more »

Prison Oversight Internship

Deadline:Mar 24, 2014
Location:Newark, New Jersey
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Start Date:May 27, 2014
End Date:Aug 5, 2014

In New Jersey, and across the country Departments of Corrections are subjected to little external oversight of their prisons, juvenile detention facilities or county jails. “Access” to conditions of confinement is possible only via letters and telephone calls from incarcerated men and women sharing of their experiences. Youngsters in juvenile facilities also reach out to tell their stories. In responding to these testimonies and requests from within New Jersey and throughout the country, the AFSC enables individuals to self-advocate; leading to empowerment. Read more »

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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