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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

Chief Policy Officer

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

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

Salary Range: $105,000–125,000

As the leading national center for LGBTQ family policy expertise, the Department of Public Policy sets and advances a proactive agenda for family creation and recognition, family-inclusive education reform, and family-inclusive non-discrimination and safety reform; lobbies in support of legislative and policy changes at all levels of government that are beneficial to and affirming of LGBTQ families; drafts and passes model family-inclusive legislation; and provides legislative drafting and other technical assistance to national, state and local partners and elected officials.

Director of Family Formation

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

Reporting to: Chief Program Officer

Salary Range: $63,000 – $73,00

The Director of Family Formation is responsible for implementing the Family Formation Support and Resources ensuring that LGBTQ+ parents and those who wish to form families has clear access to a variety of family formation/expansion options, as well as resources to support them as they seek to become parents.


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 Summer 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.