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

College Outreach Coordinator (Full-time; Position located in NC)

March 27, 2015

Legislative and Policy Advocate (Position Located in Sacramento/Bay Area)

March 20, 2015

Under the direction of the Common Cause California (CCC) Executive Director, the Legislative and Policy Advocate is primarily responsible for developing and implementing CCC’s advocacy agenda around state issues, including our legislative and campaign efforts in campaign finance, election reform, redistricting, ethics, transparency and other statewide issues. Additionally, the policy advocate will be responsible for communicating with state and national staff, the State Board, and members regularly about policy developments, coordinating coalition efforts, updating Common Cause California’s website, and conducting research. 

Lead Organizer (Position located in Chicago, IL)

March 20, 2015

Common Cause Illinois is seeking an accomplished, strategic, and collaborative organizer to lead our efforts to build a stronger, more diverse base throughout the state of Illinois that will build on our victories and ensure that we are furthering the cause of justice by holding power accountable.

Executive Administrative Coordinator

March 20, 2015

The Executive Administrative Coordinator at Common Cause performs administrative and office support for the Senior Vice President, members of the management team and other key staff, particularly those who work remotely. S/he has a working knowledge of the daily operations of the management and leadership of Common Cause and plays an essential role supporting that senior team.

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?

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 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.

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.

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.

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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