As with any job, I find myself doing things and learning in the process. Seeking new relationships with local organizations, researching and writing documents are parts of my job here. But, listening has been the most essential part of that job.

Employment Opportunities 

Brazil Program Facilitator

(Full Position Description – PDF)

Amizade Global Service-Learning seeks a Program Facilitator for our programs in Santarém, Brazil to begin work by March 2017. This position is ideal for someone looking to spend several months in Brazil during the spring/summer of 2017 working alongside university students, Brazilian health professionals and other community members.  Santarém is a major urban center of nearly 300,000 people in the heart of the lower Amazon River Basin and is Amizade’s flagship partnership. Founded in 1994 in Santarém, this partnership holds a special meaning for the organization and we are always excited to see how it has continued to grow and flourish in the last 22 years. For specific responsibilities and how to apply, see the full position description.

Washington DC Site Director

(Full Position Description – PDF)

Amizade Global Service-Learning seeks a guide/consultant to act as its Site Director for our Washington D.C. site to begin work by November 2016. The position will be filled by a highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated relevant skills. The ideal candidate will hold at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; have experience and interest in global education, travel, facilitated reflection, process design and/or service-learning; and be familiar with the Washington D.C. area. For specific responsibilities and how to apply, see the full position description.

2016-2017 Internships

Amizade Global Service-Learning seeks Undergrad or Graduate Interns for the following position:

Interns will gain skill sets and insight relevant to the daily operations of a small and growing global nonprofit social enterprise organization with operations. All Internships are unpaid positions.

For more information and instructions on how to apply please see the Full Position Descriptions.

Want to learn more about what it’s like to intern with Amizade? check out our blog!


Volunteer Opportunities | If you are looking to volunteer domestically on a project-by-project basis, and live in the Pittsburgh area, please feel free to contact us.