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Open Positions

Advocacy Corps Coordinator

The Advocacy Corps Coordinator will oversee, coordinate and guide the work of the Advocacy Corps and Campus Advocates programs. The Advocacy Corps program hires up to 20 organizers every year to lobby their legislators and build grassroots power for a particular issue.

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Staff Accountant

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant I is an integral part of the Finance and Administration team. 

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Advocacy Team Organizer

The Friends Committee on National Legislation seeks a full-time Advocacy Team Organizer to support new and prospective members of FCNL’s Advocacy Teams to develop deep advocacy skills and connect with the national network of 1500 people already working in 125 Advocacy Teams around the country.

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Statement on Anti-racism, Anti-bias, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

As a Quaker organization, FCNL endeavors to embody the belief in the inherent dignity and equal worth of each person, and in each person’s unique access to the Divine.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Vermont Advocacy Team members and members of a group called Action Corps hold signs that say "Yemen Can't Wait" and call for the U.S. to end its support for the war in Yemen
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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.

Midcoast Friends Meeting with WINA sign

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. 

Joey Hartmann-Dow artist talk

Visiting Friends

FCNL Visiting Friends engage with nearby meetings and churches virtually or in-person, sharing how Quaker advocacy and FCNL can help Friends live out their own faith through works and witness.

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

Opportunities for Young Adults

Program Assistant Cohort

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.