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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

Chief Program Officer

Location: Remote/Telecommute
Hours: Full Time
Department: Program

The Chief Program Officer is responsible for implementing key elements of Family Equality Council's strategic plan, especially as it relates to building communities that nurture healthy LGBTQ families and expands access for those who wish to form them.

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Finance Operations Manager

Location: Flexible, must be comfortable working from home-office
Hours: Full Time
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

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

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Internship Opportunities

Community Events & Programs Intern, East Coast - Fall 2017

Location: New England or New York
Hours: 15-20 hours/week
Department: Program

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 – Fall 2017

Location: Remote
Hours: 20+ hours/week
Department: Policy

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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Public Policy Internship – Fall 2017

Location: Washington, D.C.
Hours: 20-40 hours/week
Department: Policy

Family Equality Council is seeking a public policy intern for Fall 2017 to work with the Federal Policy Advocate in Washington, DC. The public policy intern will work with the policy team to pursue legislative, regulatory, and policy goals as advocates for LGBTQ parents and families. The public policy intern will have the opportunity to learn about legislative and regulatory drafting, law and policy affecting LGBTQ families, and the legislative process. The public policy intern will also 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. The public policy intern will help the policy team develop and implement a campaign linking national and state efforts to protect and promote the rights of LGBTQ people to adopt and foster children.

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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.