Human Needs Jobs & Internships
CHN’s Job Announcements page features announcements from our members about employment opportunities relating to a wide range of fields, including public policy, congressional relations, communications, research, advocacy, law, and community organizing.
The Coalition on Human Needs is seeking a highly motivated and well-organized individual with experience in organizing, coalition building, public presentations, and outreach to work with our small staff and large network of partner organizations. The CTC Outreach Coordinator will play an integral role in helping to develop relationships with staff in organizations nationwide to collaborate on activities to raise awareness of the expanded Child Tax Credit, help families with low incomes file to secure their tax credit, and build support for making the expanded Child Tax Credit permanent.
This is a full-time temporary position with the possibility of becoming permanent.
The Partnership for America’s Children is seeking a mission-driven leader to power our success through exceptional strength in financial and organizational infrastructure.
The Director of Finance and Operations will serve a critical leadership role, reporting to the CEO and working with the staff and Board of Directors to manage finances, human resources, administration, and IT, and will work with Paychex for payroll, a contract for IT services, and a full-service public accounting firm for bookkeeping and internal financial reports.
The Partnership is a nonpartisan membership network that connects, strengthens, and inspires state and local child advocacy organizations. The Partnership connects its member organizations to peer expertise, organizational and technical assistance, and national resources. We facilitate collaborations to deepen the level of impact of child advocacy within and across states.
The Partnership is based in Washington, D.C. and currently has a fully remote work environment. It expects to open an office in the DC area eventually; applicants must live in the D.C. metro area or plan to move there. The Partnership has 4.5 staff, 50+ members, and an annual operating budget of $1.9 million plus regranting funds. The organization manages 10-15 grants, 10 to 46 regrants to members, and 10-15 vendor/consultant contracts each year. It is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors who are Executive Directors of member
The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) is seeking two (2) highly motivated, organized, and energetic students for our Fall internship (20-30 hours weekly commitment). The program will run tentatively from September to December, flexible to the student’s schedule. Interns will be involved in all aspects of the work of the Coalition, including development of research information and data, development of social media and blog content, disseminating member information, announcements, research studies, and legislative updates through multiple listservs, attending and monitoring Congressional committee hearings and advocacy briefings, providing program assistance for communications, special projects, and administrative support of staff.
This internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about national advocacy organizations, nonprofit program management and coalition building, public interest advocacy and development of public policy, and all aspects of the Congressional, budgetary, and legislative process. It will give the intern the chance to interact daily with a large number of advocates in Washington, D.C. who promote the protection, support, and wellbeing of our society’s most voiceless and vulnerable people. A $500 monthly stipend will be given during the duration of the internship.
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization, conducts rigorous analyses of tax and economic proposals and provides recommendations to shape tax policy. ITEP’s influential staff works with policymakers and partners to research, support, and develop tax policies that reduce inequality and fund public services. Our unique microsimulation model builds understanding of who pays taxes across income, race, and geography at the state and federal levels. Our research helps steer the debate about how taxing high corporate and individual income will enable public investment, enhance economic and racial equity, and improve lives.
The two roles will disseminate ITEP’s research to a wide variety of audiences across multiple channels, including the ITEP website, social media, mass emails, webinars, videos and other digital and visual collateral. The associate must have proofreading skills and pay close attention to details. Project management skills are a plus.
To be hired at the associate level, a minimum of three years of professional experience is required. For the manager level, a minimum of six years of professional experience is required. Currently, all staff have the flexibility to work remotely due to COVID-19 health protocols. We are open to local and remote candidates.
The National Advocacy Center (NAC) educates and advocates on social justice issues for the transformation of society and the benefit of all people, and reflects the spirituality, history and mission of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. We focus on issues that primarily impact women, children, and families on the margins.
We seek a Legislative Coordinator – a senior position reporting to the Executive Director – to join us in this mission, and to advocate and develop NAC’s issues agenda, lobby Congress, and educate the Good Shepherd community.
The successful candidate would embody and convey the spirit and mission of the Sisters of the Good
Shepherd, and understand or be willing to learn the Good Shepherd philosophy and social teaching and its relationship to NAC’s work.
Americans for Tax Fairness, a national coalition of national and state organizations active on high-profile federal tax reform issues, is seeking a Field Director to mobilize coalition and grassroots support in favor of the Biden tax and investment plans. Candidates should have at least seven years of experience as a director or leader in issue advocacy and/or political campaigns and significant coalition-building experience and field mobilization experience. This is a senior, full-time exempt temporary position, which may become permanent, that reports to the Executive Director. It is preferred that the position be located in Washington, D.C. The salary is $100,000 to $120,000, depending on experience, with a competitive benefits package that includes employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, 3% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off.
Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of national and state endorsing organizations active on high-profile federal tax reform issues is seeking a Campaign Director to manage a cross-cutting public education, lobbying and political program in support of a federal wealth tax, such as that proposed by Senator Elizabeth Warren. Candidates should have at least seven years of experience as a director or leader in issue advocacy and/or political campaigns and significant coalition-building experience and field mobilization experience. This is a senior, full-time exempt position that reports directly to the Executive Director. It is strongly preferred that the position be located in Washington, D.C. The position offers a salary of $100,000 to $120,000, depending on experience, and a competitive benefits package that includes employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, 3% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick, and volunteer time off.