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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Opportunity Type

Director of State Operations

October 20, 2014

Assist VP for State Operations in overseeing and managing work of state chapters; Work to connect states with national staff; Work with state organizations to develop and execute strong campaigns.

Communications Internship (Hawaii)

October 13, 2014

Through the duration of the internship, participants may be involved in a number of projects which primarily entail communications through community organizing/outreach, and policy work.

Legislative Internship (Hawaii)

October 13, 2014

Interns will gain an understanding of the legislative process and Hawaii politics, learn about citizen engagement, and gain working knowledge of current democracy issues at the state and national level. With prior arrangements, interns may gain nonprofit management experience as well.

Volunteer Opportunities with Common Cause Hawaii

September 26, 2014

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?

Campaign Director, Transparency and Accountability (MD)

September 15, 2014

The Campaign Director will manage Common Cause Maryland’s Transparency and Accountability campaigns, including local and statewide initiatives. The Director will be primarily responsible for coalition development and leadership, and for developing and implementing policy reform campaigns.

Organizing Intern

September 4, 2014

The Organizing Intern will aid with coalition-driven initiatives through on-the-ground training and outreach. She/he should have an interest in voter registration, poll watching and activism.

Direct Marketing Manager

September 4, 2014

Responsible for the oversight and results-based management of Common Cause’s growing direct marketing fundraising program, which includes appeals, membership renewals, acquisitions, sustainer and acknowledgement mailings, telemarketing, and online efforts.

Governmental Affairs Intern

September 4, 2014

The Governmental Affairs Intern will have the opportunity to assist with grassroots outreach activities, interact with other organizations and undertake research in a range of areas, including money in politics, legislative rules reform and election reform.

Assistant Director, Common Cause Massachusetts

September 4, 2014

Work closely with the Executive Director; implement goals and priorities for the organization; work with national staff on the website and databases.

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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