AmeriCares Logo

AmeriCares is a Stamford, CT based “nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization which provides immediate response to emergency medical needs."

Displaying 1-10 of 8,958 results.
Direct Sales Representative - Uncapped Commission!
Sterling, VA
View
Rose Roofing Hiring Event!
Sterling, VA
View
Jobs Hiring Immediately
Ashburn, VA
View
Package Sorter - Immediate Hire
Ashburn, VA
View
Mac Tools Route Sales/Outside Sales Distributor - Full Training
Ashburn, VA
View
Stocker
Ashburn, VA
View
Data Entry Clerk Work From Home - Part-Time Focus Group Participants ($750/Week)
Ashburn, VA
View
Stocker / Unloader
Leesburg, VA
View
Frito-Lay - Warehouser/Material Handler
Sterling, VA
View
Retail Merchandise Associate>
Fairfax, VA
View

Search more jobs

My high school had an excellent community service program. We were all supposed to do at least 25 hours per year, so there was a mix of in-school and out-of-school service opportunities. One of the organizations that we worked with was AmeriCares. I can’t for the life of me remember what project we worked on, but I know that I had a t-shirt with their logo on it that ended up covered in paint (that may have been from a completely different service project). AmeriCares is a Stamford, CT based “nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization which provides immediate response to emergency medical needs – and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs – for all people around the world.”

Show That You Care

The story of how AmeriCares got started is pretty amazing. The short version is that a U.S. plane carrying “243 Vietnamese orphans crashed into the jungle outside Tan Son Nhut.” The U.S. government said it would take 10 days to help rescue the children. A guy named Robert C. Macauley decided he could do better, so he chartered a jet and had the kids flown to California within 48 hours. He didn’t really think through the whole thing–he just acted. The cost was nearly a quarter million dollars, so he was forced to mortgage his home to pay for it. When it came to human lives, Macauley’s approach was “Act now and worry about red tape later.” That approach developed into AmeriCares. The organization was founded in 1982 and since then has “provided more than $10 billion of aid to 164 countries.” You can learn more about what they do here and where they work here. AmeriCares is an amazing organization, and if you’d like to join them, you need to visit their Jobs page. Right now they’re looking for a Communications Associate. It’s a perfect position for a new grad.

Links to Help You Begin Your Research

What have you heard about AmeriCares?

We've identified AmeriCares as having career opportunities in the following categories:


Jobs Near You

Grubhub Delivery Driver - Sterling, VA - Extra Cash, Flexible Work!
Grubhub Ashburn, VA
View
Rose Roofing Hiring Event!
Rose Roofing and Restoration Sterling, VA
View
Shopper - Delivery Driver (Car Required)
Instacart Reston, VA
View
Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Supervisor - PreOp
Inova Health System Fairfax, VA
View
Mac Tools Route Sales/Outside Sales Distributor - Full Training
Mac Tools Ashburn, VA
View

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2007-2015 One Day, One Job. All rights reserved.