World Relief

World Relief Reviews

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Stephan Bauman
5 Ratings

    This is an excellent company to work for with a moral compass pointed directly up!

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    Current Employee - Operations and Finance Director in Wheaton, IL
    Current Employee - Operations and Finance Director in Wheaton, IL

    I have been working at World Relief full-time (more than an year)


    World Relief engages in such a wide variety of refugee and immigrant services that there is a place for just about anyone with a heart for the vulnerable. We are typically their only advocates and as we help them navigate the complex channels of successful integration into our complex American society, the outcomes are unbelievably gratifying on many different levels. This company treat employees like gold and all stakeholders like children of God.


    The workloads will stretch you but there is nobody lording over you with a for-profit-type whip to finish. It is typically just you and the refugee family with a series of steps that needs to get accomplished before they can successfully embark on a pathway to citizenship. Everything from learning English as a second language (ESL) to resettlement to job attainment to medical assessment to school enrollment to family counseling to advocacy to case management is covered by World Relief, so the possibilities of life improvement that we offer is huge.

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    Invest more time in coming into the field to work with us. We love you and we like to see you and we learn from you. The telephone lines get very long and thin when we have such important compassionate work to accomplish as a team!

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World Relief Interviews

Updated Nov 13, 2014
Updated Nov 13, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Marketing/development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at World Relief in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed several times by different people in the organization on the phone and once in person by direct supervisor. There were stops and starts in process and I generated contacts to keep the process going ... but that's just what you have to do.

    Interview Questions
    • When trying to pin down details about reporting structure for new position, direct supervisor waffled a bit on details   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was not one. When we got to the salary part, I asked if there was negotiation space as it was far below what I was used to making and the response was, "No. Take it or leave it."
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Headquarters Baltimore, MD
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1944
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Our calling at World Relief is to Stand for the Vulnerable.

We practice principles of transformational development to empower local churches in the United States and around the world so they can serve the vulnerable in their communities. With initiatives in education, health, child development, agriculture, food security, anti-trafficking, immigrant services...

Mission: Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable.

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