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October 18, 2015

Job Opportunity: Policy Advocate for CWS

The Policy Advocate coordinates advocacy efforts in Washington, DC as part of the dynamic, forward thinking, mission-centered IRP+ Advocacy Team. The Advocacy Team is also comprised of the National Grassroots Coordinator, Community Organizer and Media Associate, all supervised by the Director of Policy and Advocacy.

The Policy Advocate is responsible for informing and representing before Congress and the Administration, the CWS network regarding policies that impact the lives of immigrants, refugees, migrants, displaced persons, persons impacted by disasters, and other populations of concern to IRP+.

Responsibilities include analyzing legislation, reports, data and policy proposals; drafting position statements, testimony, letters, action alerts, reports and legislation; organizing and facilitating meetings with congressional offices and administration officials; resourcing and engaging in grassroots organizing campaigns, trainings and coalition efforts; supervising and training interns; and leading monitoring and evaluation efforts.

Reports to: Director of Policy and Advocacy

Team: Immigration and Refugee Program (IRP+)

Location: Washington, D.C.

Grade: 5

Starting salary: $45,000 to $47,500

Status: Exempt, Non-Bargaining Unit

Deadline: October 19, 2015

For more information on the position, click here.

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