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 Careers.GR@bread.org or fax these materials to the attention of Eric Mitchell at 202/688-1155. 

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

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.

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  • The State of Black Poverty: A Pan-African Millennial Perspective on Ending Hunger by 2030

    Over the past year and a half, about two-dozen young adults from the United States and countries in Africa and the Caribbean, have gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the effects of hunger and poverty in black communities. The working group has been considering socio-political and...

  • Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

    Congress is considering proposals that would jeopardize healthcare coverage for millions of poor and near-poor adults and children. 

    The bill under consideration, the American Health Care Act, would gut...