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Open Positions

General Secretary

The Friends Committee on National Legislation seeks a Spirit-led, seasoned and strategic leader who brings vision, inspiration, and executive experience to the role of General Secretary.

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Meeting Planner

The Meeting Planner is responsible for the planning, production, and execution of FCNL public conferences and events. The position reports to the Director of Quaker Leadership and works closely with staff at all levels and in all departments of the organization.

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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.

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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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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.