Jobs & Volunteering
AMAR U.S. does not have any full-time employment opportunities available at this time. Please check back frequently for up-to-date information about future opportunities.
AMAR U.S. offers full-time and part-time voluntary Program Assistant and Fundraising and Communications Assistant positions, lasting 3-4 months, to exceptional candidates with a keen interest in creating long-term sustainable solutions for populations in conflict zones and high-stress areas in the Middle East and elsewhere. These positions are in our Washington, D.C. Office.
Applications for our Fall 2016 internships are now closed. Please check back for future opportunities.
Interns will place a high value on capacity-building and institution-building through the provision of innovative health, education and empowerment initiatives as tools for stabilization, conflict resolution and human rights promotion.
Interns receive a rewarding experience supporting all aspects of the work of AMAR U.S.
Their tasks may include, but are not limited to:
- Maintain and develop knowledge of Middle Eastern development issues;
- Manage existing and future projects with U.S.-based donors;
- Apply for grants and new sources of funding from governmental, institutional, corporate and private donors;
- Develop the annual fundraising capacity of AMAR U.S. through activities including fundraisers and the maintenance and creation of ‘supporters circles’ of AMAR supporters in U.S. cities;
- General administrative and other ad hoc tasks.
Key qualities and skills required are:
- Strong writing skills, the ability to produce high-quality work to deadlines and to balance multiple commitments in an organized and efficient way;
- Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills;
- High level of numeracy;
- Proficiency with IT generally and the MS office package;
- Keen interest in editing;
- Commitment to core human rights values, tolerance and diversity.
To learn more about our previous interns, you can read ‘That Hopey Changey Thing’, a summary of Zoe Dobkin’s Summer 2013 internship with AMAR published in Georgetown University’s ‘Feminists-At-Large’ blog.