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Americares seeks dedicated professionals who are passionate about global health and emergency response. Our employees and volunteers are committed to saving lives and building healthier futures for people in crisis in the U.S. and around the world. 

Check out the list of our open positions by clicking the red button below.

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Join Us.

We are Americares. Every day, we act on our mission to save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty and disaster so they can reach their full potential. We believe health is a human right. Americares people make it happen.

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Our Recruiting Philosophy

Americares recruiting philosophy is founded in three core beliefs: that recruiting should be fair, transparent, and accountable.

Fair:
We actively work to understand and build systems that reduce our bias, so all candidates have a fair and equitable opportunity to join our team. 

Transparent:
We provide transparency, striving to ensure that candidates all have a positive experience throughout the recruitment process.  

Accountable:
We hold ourselves accountable for the experiences of our staff, partners, and beneficiaries by bringing highly qualified people on to our team to achieve our mission and enable our high performing culture. 

Our entire talent acquisition process is informed by this philosophy, and we’d love to share more or answer any questions during the interview process!

The Recruiting Process at Americares

Our recruiters are the foundation of our talent acquisition process – we’re excited to get to know you and guide you through the recruitment process!

  • Rachel – Director, Global Talent Acquisition
  • Brittany – Global Recruiter
  • Tamara – People Generalist, Emergency Programs
  • DayMarie – Senior Talent Acquisition Associate
  • Blanca – Manager, People Operations
  • If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at TalentCenter@americares.org!

The recruitment process will vary on each role, particularly for senior level positions, but here’s what you can generally expect:

  • 1
    Once your application is submitted, your recruiter will review your application and get back to you within 7 days.
  • 2
    If you are selected to move forward in the process, you will have an interview with your recruiter.
  • 3
    If you are selected to move forward in the process, you will have additional structured, competency-based interviews with the larger team. Sometimes this step is broken into multiple separate interviews and may include an assignment, such as a writing prompt or other demonstration of competencies. The competencies that we are screening for will always be shared prior to these interviews.
  • 4
    If you are selected to move forward in the process, you will begin a reference check. This step typically means you are a finalist in the process.
  • 5
    We make a decision and extend an offer!
  • 6
    Once the offer is accepted, we begin a background check and start the onboarding process.

Please see each individual posting for more details about that role’s specific recruitment process, and reach out to us at TalentCenter@americares.org if you have any questions or concerns.

U.S. Compensation and Benefits

Dear Global Candidates:

We’re sorry that this is currently so U.S.-centric. We are working towards this globally and encourage you to connect directly with your recruiter or email us at talentcenter@americares.org if you have questions.

Compensation

Like our recruiting philosophy, our compensation philosophy is grounded in three core beliefs: that we are competitive, equitable, and transparent.

We post the full salary range for all U.S. based positions, and in cases where a role is available to markets outside of the U.S., the salary offer will be aligned with the specific market. We avoid negotiation within the ranges to create equity across our team, because we know that salary negotiations lead to poorer outcomes for individuals from non-dominant groups and underrepresented communities.

We construct our salaries in such a way that staff can move through the range as they grow within their level. As such, most candidates will start within a specified new hire range. This range will be posted on the job description. We use the feedback and evaluations from our structured, competency-based interviews to inform where candidates will fall within the range, and we are always available to answer questions about our approach.

Benefits

Americares is a global organization, and as such, our benefits packages vary by location. Below is information about our U.S. based benefits package, and we look forward to providing more information regarding our global benefits here in the future.

You can find more specific information about the benefits offered for each role in the individual posting or by connecting with your recruiter.


In the U.S., we offer:

  • Fifteen (15) vacation days, six (6) personal days, and seven (7) sick days per year – with increases beginning after five (5) years of service
  • Approximately fifteen (15) office holidays per year, plus a paid winter break
  • Medical insurance starting at $55 per month
  • Dental insurance starting at $0 per month
  • Vision insurance starting at $9 per month
  • Paid parental leave
  • A 401k retirement savings plans with 6% matching
  • Life and long-term disability insurance provided at no cost
  • Access to an employee assistance program and legal shield
  • Access to flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and commuter costs

We also provide many social benefits as well:

  • Well-being Wednesdays with yoga and meditation
  • Americooks – cooking classes from our global staff
  • Global Community Resource Groups
  • No Meeting Wednesdays
  • Summer Fridays
  • Flexible schedules
  • Remote work stipend
  • Monthly Work Anniversary Celebrations and milestone swag for staff hitting special anniversaries
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Manager forums
  • Leadership team and COVID office hours

Emergency Response Global Roster

Members of Americares Emergency Response Global Roster are among the first on the ground after a major disaster, delivering essential health services to survivors and communities in need — professionals who share our mission of saving lives and improving health for those affected by poverty or disaster.


Take a look at the types of roles we deploy in times of crisis:

Medical Practitioners

  • Doctor (MD/DO)
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • Pharmacist
  • Clinic Coordinators

Logistics and Program Support

  • Supply Chain
  • Warehouse and Fleet Operations
  • Public Health/WASH
  • Program Management and Support
  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Strategic Information Management


Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
The role of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Roster Member will vary depending on the nature and length of response but will likely include a combination of coordinating community-level psychosocial support, providing direct MHPSS services to patients and facilitating staff care efforts. Apply Here

Internships

Internships are intended to be educational, inspirational, and purposeful. Interns gain knowledge, skills and experience for a lifetime commitment as a health-first advocate; get an insider’s view of non-profit programming and become a part of our network. 

Interns

Summer Internship Program

Americares Summer Intern Program is a defined and intentional program, offering a well-rounded agenda with formal program objectives and expectations. The program offers an opportunity for students who are interested in global health and international development work the chance to gain firsthand experience in a world-class organization. In addition, it offers Americares the opportunity to build a pipeline of talent and creates future ambassadors of the organization.

Our Program Details

  • The 2022 program will be fully remote
  • Our program runs for 10 weeks, May 31st, 2022 to August 5th 2022. All interns start and end on the same dates
  • The program offers each intern an individual assignment, an overall Americares Learning and Professional Development series program, and a strategically focused, organizational group project, among many other opportunities
  • We will begin recruitment in mid-January, and applications are due by March 15th. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis – so please don’t wait to apply, as positions will fill quickly.
  • We require students to apply on-line and include the following: resume and cover letter – please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

The Summer 2022 internship positions are filled. Please continue to review this page for other internship opportunities in the future.

And stay up to date on the latest news involving Americares and our Summer Internship Program by following us on Twitter and liking us on Facebook

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