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Open Positions

Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources leads and advises on the overall strategy, administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources functions at FCNL. 


Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant provides support to the Accounting Manager and Controller to ensure efficiency and timeliness in the accounting treatment for FCNL’s financial management of asset and revenue activities and controls.


Program Assistant for Justice Reform and Election Integrity

The program assistant will work with FCNL’s voting and justice reform expert to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective. The program is full-time and paid a salary at the D.C. living wage standard plus benefits.


Grasstops Advocacy Manager

The Grasstops Advocacy Manager will identify, cultivate, track, and grow our network of individual grasstops and grassroots volunteer advocates who are building personal relationships with members of Congress and senior Hill staff.


National Field Organizer

The National Field Organizer is responsible for identifying, engaging, and cultivating new pools of advocates to lobby Congress and connect with FCNL’s advocacy programs.


Program Assistants (Class of 2022-2023) 

Chosen applicants work as full-time staff members of FCNL for 11 months, collaborating with key staff members to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective. Benefits include salary, health care, paid vacation, and sick leave.


Summer Internship

FCNL offers several paid summer internships working in distinct parts of the organization on federal policy, grassroots organizing, or nonprofit management.


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

Advocacy Team holding up sign.
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.

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. 

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.