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The Borgen Project

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

Responsibilities will include leading public and political outreach in your state and district.

- Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
- Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
- Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
- Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
- As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
- Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications:
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Outstanding writing skills.
- Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
- Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to hr@borgenproject.org

We respond to every applicant within 14 days. Please check your spam folder for our emails and if nothing has been received, please email us at hr@borgenproject.org

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About The Borgen Project

Location:

708 Broadway Suite 201, Tacoma, WA 98402, US

Mission Statement

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.

Description

From CNN to The Huffington Post, the world is talking about the innovative movement that is downsizing global poverty. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. The national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

Advocacy & Human Rights

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • 12 hours per week

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