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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Campaign Manager/Organizer, Common Cause New Mexico

January 9, 2017

The Campaign Manager will implement outreach, education and GOTV plans for an Albuquerque ballot initiative in the fall of 2017 to update the public financing system. The Manager will work with coalition partners, and will report regularly to the Executive Director. This is a full-time contract position that will begin as soon as possible.

Engagement and Fundraising Specialist

December 7, 2016

Do you want to work at the intersection of politics, citizen activism, and fundraising? Are you interested in a rapidly expanding organization that is changing the way people think and talk about democracy?

Executive Director, Common Cause Pennsylvania

November 29, 2016

The Executive Director will lead efforts in all areas of the Pennsylvania state organization. These include fundraising, grassroots organizing, coalition building, research, policy analysis, communications, advocacy, litigation, and any other activities that promote the Common Cause agenda at the state and national level and foster a strong, sustainable organization in Pennsylvania

Director of Foundation Relations

November 24, 2016

The Director of Foundation Relations plays a key role in Common Cause’s foundation fundraising program, working closely with the Associate Vice President for Foundation Relations to raise funds for both the National and State offices (totaling approximately $5 million). The Director will be responsible for managing a portfolio of current and prospective funders to increase overall support for the work of Common Cause.

Legislative Internship-Hawaii

November 14, 2016

Legislative internship opportunity with Common Cause Hawaii.

Director of Development and Innovation, Common Cause Illinois

September 19, 2016

Lead fundraising activities for Common Cause Illinois

Program Director, Media and Democracy

August 24, 2016

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.

Associate Web Designer

August 19, 2016

Use your web design to change the world, joining a dedicated, fast-growing digital team working to give every American – regardless of race, income or education – an equal voice in our democracy. You’ll use your design chops to stop attacks on voting rights, stop big money special interests from influencing our elected officials and promote policies that create a more inclusive, reflective and representative democracy.

Community Organizing Intern – Position located in NY

August 18, 2016

Our Community Organizing Intern (position located in NY) provides an opportunity to gain on the ground experience in community organizing and working with coalition-driven initiatives at the citywide and state level.

Research and Policy Intern – Position located in NY

August 18, 2016

The Research and Policy Intern will have an opportunity to work on in-depth research projects in a range of areas, including money in politics, legislative rules reform, and election reform.

Volunteer Opportunities with Common Cause Hawaii

June 21, 2016

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?

Volunteer Opportunities within Hawaii Gov't

June 21, 2016

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

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