Advocacy Officer

Bread for the World is seeking a highly driven individual to provide strategic, professional, and technical support for the Director of Government Relations and Strategy Council to identify, cultivate, and mobilize leaders who are influential with Members of Congress and can be effective in moving Bread’s policy agenda.

This position has a three-fold purpose:

  1. To engage people of influence for increased impact on vital issues coming before Congress and the Administration.
  2. To build capacity and systems for long term engagement of people of influence for policy impact toward Bread for the World’s goal of ending hunger by 2030. 
  3. To fully participate in coalitions working to engage grasstops leaders to impact policy on global and domestic issues.

This position will be based in the Washington, D.C. office. We are eager to identify a diverse pool of qualified candidates. If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to or fax these materials to the attention of Eric Mitchell at 202/688-1155. 

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  • 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.


  • 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...

  • Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.


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