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Family Equality Council encourages all interested parties to apply for our currently available jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.  Thanks so much for your interest in being involved the work that we do at Family Equality!

Employment Opportunities

There are no open positions at this time.

Internship Opportunities

Community Events & Programs Intern, Midwest - Summer 2017

Location: Midwest
Hours: 10-40 hours/week

The Community Events & Programs Interns are an integral part of the Program Team and play a hands-on role in all Family Equality Council community programs. This unpaid internship involves community outreach, event planning and execution, use of social media, fundraising, and much more. Success in this position requires excellent organizational skills, the ability to problem solve independently, a team-oriented mindset, highly developed communication skills (written and verbal), superior interpersonal skills, and a commitment to social justice … and fun!

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Law Student Internship – Summer 2017

Location: Remote
Hours: 20+ hours/week

Family Equality Council is seeking legal interns for Summer 2017 to work remotely with members of our Policy team. Interns will work with legal staff to pursue legislative, regulatory, and policy goals as advocates for LGBTQ parents and families. Legal interns will have the opportunity to learn about legislative and regulatory drafting, law and policy affecting LGBTQ families, and the legislative process.

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Law Student Internship – Fall 2017

Location: Remote
Hours: 20+ hours/week

Family Equality Council is seeking legal interns for Fall 2017 to work remotely with members of our Policy team. Interns will work with legal staff to pursue legislative, regulatory, and policy goals as advocates for LGBTQ parents and families. Legal interns will have the opportunity to learn about legislative and regulatory drafting, law and policy affecting LGBTQ families, and the legislative process.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Emily McGranachan, East Coast Regional Manager, emcgranachan@familyequality.org: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont

Kim Simes, Director of Regional Programming, ksimes@familyequality.org: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin; And interim coverage of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Tatiana Quiroga, Southern Regional Manager, tquiroga@familyequality.org: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and the six inhabited U.S. territories - American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Wake Island


We enjoy working in a team-based environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace. Women, people of color, and other underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Family Equality Council is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, citizenship, color, creed, physical or mental disability, HIV status, ethnicity, family responsibilities, gender identity and expression, marital status, matriculation, national origin, physical appearance, race, religion, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, union membership, veteran status or other unlawful factors, with respect to recruiting, hiring, job assignment, promotion, discipline, discharge, compensation, training and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

Board & Staff

We have a dedicated team of people who are passionate about the issues communities are facing every single day.