World Relief Seattle is now accepting applications for a part-time, permanent Employment Program Assistant who will provide support to the World Relief Employment Program through record keeping and reporting, employment preparation activities with refugees, and administrative support.


  • Assist clients through process of preparing for employment with activities such as
    • making resumes
    • finding bus routes
    • completing applications
    • shopping for uniforms
    • practicing interview questions
  • Ensure employment program participants communicate regularly with employment team
  • Update the World Relief and State Programs databases with employment information
  • Work with Employment Team to creatively address barriers to self-sufficiency
  • Assist Employment Support Specialists to complete enrollment procedures and reporting to DSHS
  • Ensure program participants report necessary emloyment information to government intities
  • Assist participants with applications for DSHS services
  • Assist employment team with other administrative tasks
  • Other related tasks as assigned


  • A desire to serve refugees and immigrants in support of the ministry and mission of World Relief
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively with people of diverse cultural and religious backgrounds
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple duties
  • Ability to adapt to a changing employment climate and shifting refugee populations
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a desire to learn
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team to accomplish goals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Experience with refugees and/or non-native English speakers very helpful
  • Knowledge of a second language a plus
  • Intermediate computer knowledge, including MS Office
  • Current Washington State driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred
    • Status: Part-time, non-exempt, permanent
    • Location: Kent, WA
    • Compensation: $16.00/hour; $17.00/hour after 90 days of employment
    • Application Deadline: May 1st, 2021

To apply, please review what we do and visit World Relief's career portal.

With questions, contact Santa Pradhan at 253-277-1121 x226 or