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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Executive Director, Colorado Common Cause

October 13, 2017

The Executive Director will lead efforts in all areas of the Colorado 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 Colorado.

Operations Manager, California Common Cause

October 11, 2017

Under the direction of the Executive Director based in Los Angeles, the Operations Manager will be responsible for carrying out key operational functions for Common Cause California and ensuring internal operations are effective and efficient. This position will also support California state staff, the State Board and manage various assigned projects.

Campaign Manager, Common Cause New Mexico (CONTRACT)

September 19, 2017

Campaign Manager, Common Cause New Mexico

Assistant Director for Organization and Development, Common Cause Rhode Island

September 19, 2017

Assistant Director for Organization and Development, Common Cause Rhode Island

Internship, Common Cause Massachusetts

August 17, 2017

Working at Common Cause means a chance to see how government operates. It’s a great way to learn what’s working, what’s not, and how to change it. You’ll get to work with volunteers and staff to lobby the legislature on issues, as well as concentrate in, or work across, the following areas: research and report writing, grassroots organizing, and/or communications. Specific projects will vary on an as-needed basis, but will be designed to benefit your internship experience with substantive work.

Program Director, Common Cause Florida (Part-Time)

August 17, 2017

Program Director, Common Cause Florida (Part-Time)

Research Internship (Fall), Common Cause Maryland

August 9, 2017

Common Cause Maryland is seeking a Fall intern to assist with advocacy campaigns, grassroots engagement, research, policy development, communications, and member outreach and events. Individuals with keen interest in government affairs and the legislative process, can-do attitude, and commitment to a fair and transparent democracy are highly encouraged to apply.

Digital Associate

August 7, 2017

Play a critical support role on the fast-growing digital team working to protect our democracy, expand voting rights and protect Net Neutrality. Ensure we are communicating effectively on the state and national level to our nearly one million digital followers through timely production of emails, advocacy actions and website updates. Help increase the digital capacity of a national advocacy organization by project managing two major digital technology transitions (online advocacy/fundraising platform and website) and training staff on their use.

Director, Grants and Strategic Partnerships

August 2, 2017

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? We seek an experienced development professional to help us expand our political and organizational footprint. The ideal candidate will have a background in fundraising as well as politics, democracy reform, or both. They will be responsible for strategic planning, development, directing and coordination of all grant writing, tracking and reporting activities for the organization.

Executive Assistant

July 24, 2017

Work directly under the supervision of the President; provide administrative support, scheduling and executive level administrative support to the President; act as liaison to the National Governing Board; plan and coordinate Board meetings and administrative work of other events and conferences. Help with other administrative support in office as needed.

Executive Director, Common Cause Pennsylvania

June 19, 2017

Executive Director, Common Cause Pennsylvania

Summer Interns, California Common Cause (Located in Los Angeles or Sacramento offices)

May 22, 2017

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.

Summer Research Intern, Common Cause Maryland

February 24, 2017

Common Cause Maryland is seeking a summer intern to assist with advocacy campaigns, grassroots engagement, research, policy development, communications, and member outreach and events. Individuals with keen interest in government affairs and the legislative process, can-do attitude, and commitment to a fair and transparent democracy are highly encouraged to apply.

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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