Opportunities

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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Vice President for Communications

February 18, 2015

Common Cause is seeking a strategic, entrepreneurial, catalytic and collaborative leader to be its new Vice President for Communications. A member of the senior team, the Vice President for Communications will play a central role in leading and managing the organization’s communications both nationally and with Common Cause’s 35 state chapters.

Legal Intern (DC)

February 3, 2015

Common Cause seeks legal interns in the Washington, DC office for the Summer 2015.

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?

Outreach and Volunteer Manager, New York

January 20, 2015

The Outreach and Volunteer Manager will be responsible for educating and engaging Common Cause/NY members, coalition partners and other activists about the reform issues and projects on which we work, including the impact of special interest influence and campaign dollars on policy at the city and state level, and effective, transparent and equitable government.

Research & Policy/ Community Organizing Internships (NY)

January 12, 2015

Common Cause New York, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works for open, honest and accountable government in New York, seeks dedicated mature, graduate and undergraduate students for internship opportunities. We have internships available in Research & Policy, and Community Organizing.

Money in Politics Research Consultant (Position located in New York; Part-Time, Temporary Contract)

January 12, 2015

Common Cause New Yorkseeks highly-organized, detail-oriented self starter with a passion for public policy and statistics to conduct research and analyze campaign finance and lobbying data on a part-time contract basis.

Spring and Summer Interns, CA (Multiple Positions; Located in Los Angeles and Sacramento offices)

January 8, 2015

Interns will support policy issues on the local, state and national level. Current issues include campaign finance reform, election reform, youth voter outreach, and redistricting. Specific functions will depend on whether candidate is interested in communications, grassroots organizing, and/or policy research. Internships will be located in either the Los Angeles or the Sacramento office and candidates should be available to work 10-20 hours/week.

Digital Projects Manager

December 8, 2014

We will be launching several major campaigns in 2015 around issues like fighting for fair solutions on the economy, ending corporate influence in Washington, making sure all Americans can vote, creating clean elections, and more. The Digital Projects Manager will oversee a growing portfolio of web properties and digital vendors.

Digital Campaign Organizer

December 8, 2014

The Digital Campaign Organizer will be responsible for one or more major campaigns -- both nationally and at the state level. This includes coordinating with allies in the community, designing the strategy and tactics, and then implementing all aspects of the campaign -- from shaking hands with Senators to testing subject lines.

Legislative/Legal Intern, MN

December 8, 2014

Common Cause Minnesota seeks a Legislative/Legal Intern to play a crucial role in our advocacy during the spring state legislative session.

Lobbyist/Program Director, DE

December 8, 2014

This is a part-time position for a Lobbyist/Program Director who is responsible for developing and executing Common Cause Delaware (CCDE) programs, legislative agenda and events.

Southern California Organizer

October 30, 2014

This position will serve four counties including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino, and Riverside and will work to expand and to increase member action and public support for campaign finance, media, and electoral reform as well as other issues.

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.

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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