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.
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.
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.
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.
The FCNL IT systems administrator is responsible for supporting the IT department’s plans for future enhancements and overseeing the technology infrastructure of FCNL.
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
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
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.
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.
FCNL has long benefited from the dedicated service of Friends who volunteer in our Washington, D.C. office for a focused period of time.
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.
Applications for the next congressional advocate on Native American policy are due by March 17, 2021.
Opportunities for Young Adults
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.
As an Advocacy Corps organizer, you’ll connect local activists and leaders with your members of Congress to affect big, long-term change.
FCNL offers several paid summer internships that provide a broad introduction to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management.
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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