Join Our Team

Family Equality 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!


Job Openings

Finance Operations Manager

Location: Flexible – must be comfortable working from a home-based environment

Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer

Reporting to the CFO, the Finance Operations Manager is a key member of the finance team, helping to manage the organization’s day-to-day finance operations, serving as the day-to-day controller, and thus provides key expert support to the organization’s financial infrastructure across all departments.

State Policy Counsel

Location: Flexible – ability to set up a home office is required

Reporting to: Chief Policy Officer

The State Policy Counsel will work closely with other members of the policy team to advance our public policy agenda in state and local governments, focusing primarily on relationship and family recognition, family formation and expansion (foster care, adoption, assisted reproduction, and surrogacy), parentage, and nondiscrimination. This includes legislative and administrative advocacy, grassroots calls to action, and the creation of written resources and materials to inform our families of their rights. The State Policy Counsel also may work on other issues that affect the lives of LGBTQ+ families and will assist in public education efforts by leveraging the stories of LGBTQ+ families and youth and participating in and facilitating strategic workshops and presentations.


Fellowships & Internships

Public Policy Internship

Location: Preferably Washington, DC; Remote Internships also available
Reports to: Director of Federal Policy

Family Equality is seeking a Public Policy Intern for Fall 2021 to work with the Federal Policy Advocate in Washington, DC. The Public Policy Intern will help the policy team develop and implement the Every Child Deserves A Family Campaign, linking national and state efforts to protect and promote the rights of LGBTQ people to adopt and foster children. The Public Policy Intern will assist Family Equality’s Policy Team with legislative, regulatory, and policy goals as advocates for LGBTQ parents, youth and families. The Public Policy Intern will have the opportunity to learn about advocacy campaigns, law and policy affecting LGBTQ families, and the legislative process. The Public Policy Intern will create public policy outreach materials, carry out communications with Congressional staff, carry out research on members of Congress, and will have the opportunity to attend meetings with members of Congress and/or their staff, as well as develop materials and carry out outreach to campaign members.


Our Workplace Values

Family Equality provides a team-based environment and we value the benefits of a diversified workplace. Women, people of color, transgender individuals and members of other underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Family Equality is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, citizenship, physical or mental disability (including HIV status), ethnicity, family responsibilities, gender identity and expression, marital status, matriculation, national origin, physical appearance, race, religion, political affiliation, 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.