Common Cause is dedicated to the proposition that a healthy democracy depends on active, engaged citizens. Check here for opportunities to join our full-time staff, gain valuable experience as a Common Cause intern or enrich our work as a fellow or volunteer. There’s always plenty to be done.

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Elections Advocate (Colorado)

July 21, 2015

The Elections Advocate will work with the Executive Director on a variety of organizational and programmatic activities, with a focus on leading the Just Vote! Colorado Election Protection program.

Communications Internship (Honolulu)

July 1, 2015

Intern with Common Cause Hawaii! Gain an understanding of Hawaii politics, learn about citizen engagement, and gain working knowledge of current democracy issues at the state and national level.

Associate Digital Producer

June 29, 2015

Assist with day-to-day production and maintenance of commoncause.org, including posting content, and writing original blog posts. Assist in drafting, formatting and segmenting compelling messages through multiple digital channels (email, social and web) and help to manage a busy online calendar.

Open Government Advocate (California - Sacramento/Bay Area)

June 29, 2015

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Open Government Advocate would be responsible for research, coalition building, communications, and other activities related to the modernization of California’s Political Reform Act and related state and local laws and systems. This position requires expertise in campaign finance, lobbying, ethics, transparency, and other issues.

Assistant Director for Organization and Development (Rhode Island)

May 20, 2015

The Assistant Director works in collaboration with the Executive Director in a multi-faceted role. Primary functions include day-to-day administrative and office support duties and management and execution of all aspects of Common Cause’s development program with opportunities to engage in community organizing. Position offers significant opportunity to expand the reach and influence of the organization.

Volunteer Opportunities with Common Cause Hawaii

January 27, 2015

Creating a stronger democracy, and holding government officials accountable. That’s what Common Cause does. We cannot accomplish these lofty goals without the help of our friends in the community. Will you consider becoming a Common Cause Hawaii (CCHI) volunteer?

Communication & Content Creation Intern - MN

August 14, 2014

Common Cause MN seeks a Communications Intern to play a crucial role in our election reform advocacy. This intern will work directly with the Executive Director to develop and implement Common Cause’s communication and media outreach strategies. 2014 Fall Internships are available for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent college graduates who can commit 10+ hours per week. Much, but not all, of work can be done anywhere with computer and Internet access.

Volunteer Opportunities within Hawaii Gov't

August 14, 2014

Learn more about different volunteer opportunities within Hawaii’s government.

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