Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining the fight to end hunger and poverty.

Benefits and Staff Wellness

We offer an excellent benefits package and a rewarding workplace. Staff wellness and quality of life are important to us. Full-time staff members have access to benefits such as:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage, generous employer contribution
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) profit-sharing plan, including access to a retirement/financial adviser
  • Healthcare reimbursement account (HRA), Generous employer contributions
  • Flexible spending accounts – medical and dependent care
  • Paid time off and ability to carry vacation over to the following year
  • Pre-tax transportation/SmartBenefits program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Worldwide emergency assistance services for traveling employees and their families
  • Credit union option
  • Business-casual dress
  • On-site gym at no cost to D.C.-based employees

Benefit offerings for positions other than regular, full-time positions may vary.

Bread for the World is an equal opportunity employer.

Work-life Balance

We provide opportunities to work remotely and can support flexible schedules. Although there may be times when staff members need to work more hours than usual, we work hard to manage capacity so everyone can achieve their personal and professional goals.

Open Positions

  • Job

    Director of Government Relations

    The director of government relations leads Bread's policy and legislative efforts to end hunger by 2030 by developing policy proposals in collaboration with the Institute to respond to Congressional agenda; and developing and implementing a legislative strategy to continue the gains made for people living in poverty in the United States and globally.

  • Job

    Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns

    Provides overall leadership and direction for all of the organization's communications and marketing campaigns. Drives and protects Bread's mission by enhancing branding, leading on storytelling, and ensuring consistent messaging across the entire organization. Fosters strategic alignment between communications objectives and advocacy/organizing strategies.

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

For Faith

  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

For Advocacy

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.

    ...

  • U.S. Hunger and Poverty State Fact Sheets

    These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C. 

  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...

Field

Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

Insight

The Jobs Challenge

April 10, 2018

From the Blog