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Unless otherwise noted, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@fcnl.org. Please direct any questions to Lauren Bladen-White at lauren@fcnl.org.

Open Positions

Legislative Director

FCNL seeks a Legislative Director who will have overall responsibility for policy development and the strategic and administrative direction of FCNL’s Hill Team.

Legislative Associate for Domestic Policy

This position advocates for federal policy change and develops tools to promote FCNL’s vision of social justice.

Legislative Associate on Militarism & Civil Liberties

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is seeking a Legislative Associate on Militarism and Civil Liberties. The Legislative Associate advocates for federal policy change and develops tools to promote FCNL’s vision of peace and justice.

Quaker Field Secretary

We seek an individual who can build on FCNL's strong relationships with Quaker meetings and churches around the country. We expect that the Quaker Field Secretary will develop new ways to engage individuals both within the Religious Society of Friends as well as individuals who are seekers for the Quaker way of living faith into action.

Advocacy Corps Coordinator

The Advocacy Corps Coordinator will lead a new initiative that will become one of the country’s premier training programs for young policy activists. This position will empower hundreds of young people to change national legislation and re-build our democracy.

Sustainable Building Manager

This position will be responsible for all aspects of the stewardship, maintenance, and building operations of our 11,000 square foot green office building at 245 2nd Street, NE and supervision of the renovation of the adjacent building, 205 C Street, NE as a net carbon neutral building.


FCNL is seeking a full-time Receptionist. The Receptionist is the first public face of FCNL’s Capitol Hill office, and serves as a central figure in our office environment.

Unpaid Opportunities


FCNL is looking for volunteers to work in our office performing tasks such as answering phones, greeting visitors, responding to information requests, and contacting our constituents.

Fellowships and Programs (Deadlines Vary)

Young Fellows Program

Join FCNL's staff in Washington, DC full-time for 11 months in this paid program. For recent grads and others at the beginning of their careers.

Advocacy Corps

Lead grassroots campaigns on your campus or in your community. For students, recent grads and others at the beginning of their careers: ages 19-30.

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

FCNL occasionally hosts Scoville Fellows to work as full-time junior staff members. Applications open semiannually.

Summer Internships

Take your first step into federal policy and nonprofit work. Primarily for current students, ages 18-23, but older participants will be considered.

FCNL seeks to create a diverse workplace. We are actively soliciting applicants from different ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds.

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