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

Director of Special Events

Location: Flexible
Reports to: Chief Development Officer

The Director of Special Events plans, develops and executes strategy and implementation for three large-scale fundraisers/events and assists with multiple smaller events each year, in conjunction with the Development team and cross-departmental stakeholders. This position also assists the Chief Development Officer and Chief Executive Officer in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of corporate partners and individual major donors for events by conducting prospect research, tracking donor information in the organization’s database, and scheduling and participating in donor visits.

Director of Donor Relations and Salesforce Strategy

Location: Flexible
Reports to: Chief Development Officer

Under the guidance of the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Donor Relations and Salesforce Strategy is responsible for maintaining the integrity and accuracy of Family Equality’s constituent and donor database, housed in Salesforce. This is an opportunity to revolutionize the way all staff members at Family Equality utilize and experience Salesforce. The Director of Donor Relations and Salesforce Strategy will field and prioritize data requests, produce high-quality reports and lists, manage fundraising event data, manage data flow between Salesforce and other applications (including Salesforce NonProfit Success Pack, MailChimp, Classy, Intacct, Greater Giving, Eventbrite, etc.), manage highly customized donation and solicitation tracking documents for board members, and coordinate the gift entry and acknowledgment process.


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 Spring 2022 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.


Join our Board

Board Chair

Family Equality is seeking a volunteer board chair who will oversee board affairs, ensuring the integrity of the board’s process in governing and supporting the organization. The chair acts as the representative of the board as a whole. The Board Chair will support and sustain the work of Family Equality and provide governance leadership and strategic fundraising support.

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.