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:

Director of Special Projects

OneAmerica is seeking a creative, strategic and experienced Director of Special Projects to design, launch and manage its nationally expanding English Innovations project. The Director of Special Projects will function as senior strategist and key project manager within the organization. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, accomplished project manager with experience building, leading, and managing a dynamic and multi-faceted program in remote locations. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participating in the senior leadership team of the organization
  • Designing and coordinating OneAmerica’s English Innovations project, in partnership with senior leadership, with an emphasis on laying the groundwork for a sustainable and expandable long-term program
  • Representing the organization at key meetings and events
  • Actively educating and informing internal and external audiences about the project

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)  

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Volunteers: We consistently seek passionate advocates who want to give their time to the growing immigrant movement. To get involved, please contact Fernando at 206.723.2203 x 211 or email him at: fernando@weareoneamerica.org  

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