October 8, 2015

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Policy Advocate Job Opportunity with CWS/IRP

Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit organization working to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.

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.

For more information on the job, click here.

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