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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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Director of Friends Place on Capitol Hill

The Director of Friends Place leads and manages outreach, program, and operations of Friends Place on Capitol Hill, a Quaker learning center and guest house that promotes civic engagement.

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Lead Lobbyist for Immigration and Refugee Program

The lobbyist will lead FCNL’s Immigration and Refugee program legislative portfolio pursuing federal policies that protect the rights, safety, and dignity of all immigrants, refugees, and migrants. 


Advocacy Teams Organizer

The Advocacy Teams Organizer will support new and prospective members of FCNL’s Advocacy Teams to develop deep advocacy skills and connect with the national network of 1,500 people already working in 125 Advocacy Teams around the country.


Advocacy Teams Trainer (Contractor)

The Advocacy Teams Trainer will coach and train our expanding network of 1,500 people in 125 Advocacy Teams around the country who are building deep relationships with their members of Congress.


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.


Human Resources Assistant

The Human Resources (HR) Assistant is an integral part of FCNL’s Human Resources team, responsible for key administrative and operational functions within the department that are critical to overall operations within the organization.


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

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.