Refugees Welcome! accepts applications to join our Leadership Team on a rolling basis and considers adding new Leadership Team Members depending on current needs. Our Leadership Team Members have various backgrounds including academia, advocacy and activism, and service organizations, and are united by a commitment to the values embodied in our mission.

Leadership Team Members typically commit to serving for two years on a specific team (Research, Communications, Capacity Building, Technology, or Grant Writing and Fundraising), for which they lead and develop projects. All Leadership Team Members are required to attend monthly Leadership Team meetings and may have responsibilities supervising interns or research fellows.

Refugees Welcome! is currently searching for two to three Leadership Team Members to assist the organization in the Capacity Building Team and the Grant Writing and Fundraising Team, and to help us work towards the overall long-term success of our mission.

Potential Leadership Team Members should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • A basic understanding of migration issues and exhibit compassion for those most at risk of exploitation;
  • Some level of knowledge of the political landscape within Boston;
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills;
  • Self-motivation and accountability.

Applicants with grant writing, finance, administration, design (website, publisher etc.) skills, and/or understanding of local organizations and their needs will be prioritized.

If you’re interested in being a Leadership Member, please review our current available positions on the Capacity Building Team and the Grant Writing and Fundraising Team and email your cover letter and resume or CV to