Work & Volunteer

OneAmerica is hiring! Check out these positions and become a part of the movement.

Founded in the wake of September 11, 2001, OneAmerica (formerly Hate Free Zone) has grown to become a regional and nationally recognized leader in advancing immigrant, civil and human rights. The success of our work has spurred a period of tremendous organizational growth, expanding from primarily volunteers to a staff of 19 with additional growth projected. Successful candidates for the following positions will be people who are excited by the opportunity to contribute their strong leadership and commitment to social justice to a growing team.

Current Openings:

Youth Organizer

This is a full-time position with a focus on youth organizing and coordination. The position is based in our Seattle office and works with the Organizing Director and Organizing staff to engage youth to grow programs and execute campaigns in support of our program priorities.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Working with OneAmerica team to develop and implement an organizing strategy to engage youth and schools. These include strategies and
tactics to increase the number of OneAmerica youth action squads and participants.
• Recruiting youth and develop grassroots youth leadership in conjunction with other OneAmerica team members and programs
• Implementing leadership and self-advocacy trainings/curriculum tailored to youth needs
• Working with community partners to build systems-level change at local and state levels, including developing strategies; engaging in dialogue; planning meetings, events, rallies, forums, etc.
• Mobilizing community members and coalition partners to attend target events

Click here to read the full description! (PDF)

OneAmerica Internships

To be eligible for an internship with OneAmerica, an applicant must work a total of 70 hours over two months. However, some internships may be specific to a certain program or project and the time commitment may vary. The position is located in Seattle, Washington, but opportunities may emerge in other areas of Washington State. All internships are unpaid. All interns will have one staff supervisor on site. Work will likely involve immersion in one department or with a specific project, but an applicant may be asked to assist with multiple projects across departments.  

Once we receive an application we will determine which department and/or project best aligns with an applicant’s skills and goals. For this reason, please be thorough when filling out the application.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Demonstrated commitment to fighting for social, racial and economic justice
  • Clear dedication to immigrant advocacy
  • Experience working with a diverse environment community
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self­‐starter, prioritizing and handling multiple, complex tasks simultaneously
  • Strong personal management skills and flexibility
  • Comfort with basic technology including email, Excel, Word and database work
  • An ability to work some weekends and evenings

Read the full internship description (PDF)

General Internship Application (Word)  


Volunteers: We consistently seek passionate advocates who want to give their time to the growing immigrant movement. To get involved, please contact Maha at 206.723.2203 x 209 or email her at:  

Site by Fuse IQ