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:

OneAmerica/OneAmerica Votes Canvasser

OneAmerica/OAV is hiring two full‐time, temporary organizer positions.  The term of employment will last from date of hire to November 15, 2017. One position will focus on community organizing and civic engagement in the Redmond/Sammamish/Kirkland/Woodinville area and will be based in Seattle.  One position will focus on community organizing and civic engagement in Yakima County and will be based in Yakima.  Both positions will work with OneAmerica/OAV’s Civic Engagement Coordinator and local organizers to engage voters in immigrant and refugee communities during the election. This is a temporary position through Nov. 15, 2017.

Click here to read the full description!

Senior Accountant 

OneAmerica is seeking a self-motivated and highly organized Senior Accountant to strengthen and implement the organization’s financial systems and controls. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, knowledgeable on finance systems and processes, and passionate about social justice. The Senior Accountant will report to the Finance Director. 

Tasks and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and implement the organization’s accounts receivable and payableProcess organizational payroll for OneAmerica employees and contractors
  • Support Human Resource and Benefits Administration in collaboration with the Finance Director and Operations Manager
  • Maintain physical and electronic files for development, vendors, and receivables 

  • Review, revise and comply with organizational internal controls
  • Other finance and administrative duties, as needed

Click here for a full description and instructions on how to apply!


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)  


Volunteer Opportunities

English Innovations Tutor:
Primary responsibilities include:

  • Mentoring a small group fo five students during class and group discussions
  • Assist adult learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
  • Help facilitiate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans

Click here to read the full description. To apply, contact Kristen Navaluna at

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


·         Recruit parents to be part of OneAmerica’s parent leadership cadre with a particular focus on Latino communities in Federal Way

·         Maintain ongoing 1:1 relationships with each parent and build trust and leadership skills among parents

·         Design and implement leadership and advocacy trainings to support parents in both navigating the early learning and K-12 education system and advocating for broader systems-change

·         Work with community partners to build systems-level educational change at local and state levels, including developing strategies, engaging in dialogue to build an education system more inclusive of diverse families, including planning meetings, events, rallies, forums, etc.

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