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The Friends Committee on National Legislation lobbies Congress and the administration to advance peace, justice, opportunity, and environmental stewardship. Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL fields an expert team of lobbyists on Capitol Hill and works with a grassroots network of tens of thousands of people across the country to advance policies and priorities established by our governing General Committee. FCNL is a nonpartisan organization that seeks to live our values of integrity, simplicity, and peace as we build relationships across political divides to move policies forward.


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  1. Background Staff 

    Our staff brings together expertise in professional and constituent lobbying with strong fundraising and operations support.

  2. Work with FCNL Statement of Diversity and Inclusion 

    At FCNL, we embrace having a multitude of voices and talents working together to strengthen our impact in the world. In keeping with the Quaker testimony of equality, we strive to be an organization that welcomes, values and respects the different perspectives of every individual.

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Work with FCNL Assistant to the Executive Secretary 

Washington, DC

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is seeking an Assistant to the Executive Secretary (CEO). This person will report directly to the Executive Secretary and will be responsible for managing the Executive Secretary’s schedule and travel arrangements, managing incoming communications for the Executive Secretary, preparing and editing correspondence and other written materials, preparing financial reports, gathering information for the Executive Secretary, and staffing the FCNL Executive Committee and Education Fund Board.

Work with FCNL Domestic Policy Assistant 

Washington, DC

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), an established Capitol Hill Quaker lobbying organization, is seeking an entry-level, legislative assistant, for a year-long appointment with the potential for renewal, to provide program support for our Domestic Policy lobbyists.

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Visiting Friends engage with nearby meetings and churches to help nurture, connect, and energize Friends into faithful action. Come join us and be the spark that helps light the Fire within.

Work with FCNL Advocacy Corps 

Apply by April 9, 2018

As an Advocacy Corps organizer, you'll connect local activists and leaders with your members of Congress to affect big, long-term change. You'll also learn critical organizing skills and put them into practice with hands-on leadership experience.

Work with FCNL Advocacy Teams 

Quaker Vision. Collective Action.

Advocacy Teams are Quakers and friends from across the country who use their power as constituents to build meaningful relationships with their members of Congress.

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Join FCNL's staff in Washington, DC or find volunteer opportunities around the country. Full-time positions at FCNL include a competitive non-profit salary and generous benefits package.

Governance

Both FCNL and the FCNL Education Fund are nonpartisan, in the public interest, and governed by members of the Religious Society of Friends.