Fund for the Public Interest, Seattle
Impact issues that matter this summer with the Fund!
The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country. We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns.
Last summer our staff helped ban off-shore drilling to protect our coasts, repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and increase food safety standards to make school lunches safer- all while building valuable leadership skills.
Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations. We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.
As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues. You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations. While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.
We will be holding information sessions and interviews at the University of Washington, March 11th through the 13th at 10am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm each day. These sessions will be held in the Allen Research Study room A, except for on the 11th when the 2pm session will be held in the Allen Research Study Room C, 4pm in the Foster Paccar Business Building Room 1, and 6pm will be held in Suzallo Library 335. To apply, please visit www.JobsThatMatter.org or call 1-800-75-EARTH (753-2784). Or fill out this Information Request Form to receive more information