These positions currently are available at our national office or various state chapters.

For additional information, contact Patricia Bennett, director of human resources, at

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.

Director of Development and Strategic Growth

April 13, 2017

Lead fundraising activities for Common Cause Illinois

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.

Program Director, Common Cause Pennsylvania

February 10, 2017

This is a part-time position for a Program Director who is responsible for implementing Common Cause Pennsylvania (CCPA) programs, legislative agenda and serving as media spokesperson.

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.

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.

Volunteer Opportunities within Hawaii Gov't

June 21, 2016

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

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?

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