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Open Positions

Congressional Advocate on Native American Policy

The congressional advocate on Native American policy manages the Native American Advocacy program, keeping track of legislation and funding proposals that affect Native Americans, communicating with Congress about selected bills and issues, and lobbying on legislation that is important to Indian country. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2021.

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Lead Lobbyist for Nuclear Disarmament and Pentagon Spending

The lead lobbyist will guide our congressional advocacy for reductions in Pentagon spending, for strengthened arms control regimes, and for the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons. 

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Domestic Policy Associate

Reporting to the Legislative Director for Domestic Policy, the Domestic Policy Associate will provide administrative support to the Director and the Domestic Policy Team, with an emphasis on the economic justice program. 

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IT Systems Administrator

The FCNL IT systems administrator is responsible for supporting the IT department’s plans for future enhancements and overseeing the technology infrastructure of FCNL.

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Summer Internships

Work remotely with FCNL’s staff throughout June and July to advance our witness for peace on Capitol Hill. FCNL offers several paid summer internships that provide a broad introduction to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management.

Application deadline: March 26, 2021

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Advocacy Corps

The Advocacy Corps is a 10 month-long program where young adults between the ages of 19-30 get paid to organize their local community around federal legislation.

Application deadline: April 12, 2021

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Diversity and Inclusion

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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Volunteer Opportunities

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Jennifer Domenick

Advocacy Teams

The Advocacy Teams Network is made up of more than 1,500 Quakers and friends from across the county who use their power as constituents to make change in Washington.

Deanne Butterfield

Friend in Washington Program

FCNL has long benefited from the dedicated service of Friends who volunteer in our Washington, D.C. office for a focused period of time.

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Quaker Meeting Contacts

FCNL’s grassroots network includes hundreds of Quaker meetings and churches around the country. As an FCNL Contact, you’ll receive monthly updates on important actions. 

Native American Advocacy Program

For decades, FCNL’s Native American Advocacy Program has been an enduring ally to national Native American organizations and Indian communities engaged in policy advocacy. The congressional advocate on Native American policy manages the program.

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Applications for the next congressional advocate on Native American policy are due by March 17, 2021.

Native American policy program leaders: Lacina Onco, Kerri Colfer, and Ruth Flower

Opportunities for Young Adults

Young Fellows Program

Recent college graduates spend 11 months working with key staff members at FCNL to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective. This is a paid, full-time position.

Advocacy Corps

As an Advocacy Corps organizer, you’ll connect local activists and leaders with your members of Congress to affect big, long-term change. 

Summer Internship

FCNL offers several paid summer internships that provide a broad introduction to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management.

Scoville Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine-month fellowships with NGOs in Washington, D.C.

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Quakers and Friends are changing public policy.