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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Membership Development Fellow—Position located in Los Angeles, CA

November 24, 2015

To support California Common Cause staff on program, projects, and communications related to increasing the diversity and longevity of its grassroots membership and young professional and student activist base.

Policy Manager, Common Cause Maryland

November 12, 2015

The Policy Manager will implement key policy campaigns, especially around transparency and accountability. The Manager will work with the state executive director to develop and implement policy campaigns, including research, policy development, producing reports and other communications, managing coalitions, and direct lobbying.

Program Director, Media and Democracy

November 12, 2015

Working with Common Cause staff and our Special Advisor, former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, the Program Director leads a multi-year campaign to educate and engage the public and policymakers about: critical reforms needed to advance media diversity and to promote the local, diverse media that are so essential for the functioning of a healthy democracy. Key policy areas include: achieving universal access to the Open Internet; promoting affordable telecommunications; enshrining diverse media ownership; and winning full disclosure of political advertising.

Redistricting Intern— Position located in Los Angeles

October 21, 2015

Intern will support redistricting reform efforts to end gerrymandering at the local, state, and national level.

Executive Director, Common Cause Texas

September 29, 2015

The Executive Director will implement grassroots organizing, coalition building, research, policy formation, communications, advocacy, litigation, and fundraising strategies to build support for the Common Cause agenda at the state and national level and to build a strong organization in Texas.

Executive Director, Common Cause Georgia

September 18, 2015

The Executive Director will implement grassroots organizing, coalition-building, communications, advocacy, and fundraising strategies to build support for the Common Cause agenda at the state and national level and build a strong organization in Georgia.

Volunteer Opportunities with Common Cause Hawaii

August 17, 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?

Field Organizer (Minnesota)

July 29, 2015

The Field Organizer will work on a variety of organizational and programmatic activities, with a focus on ending racial political inequity in Minnesota. S/he will work with the executive director to build and coordinate a coalition of organizations in support of Common Cause’s campaign.

Volunteer Opportunities within Hawaii Gov't

August 14, 2014

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

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.

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