Leadership Opportunity

The Borgen Project fights for the underdog. The innovative, national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. Learn more at borgenproject.org.

Position: Regional Director

Location: Telecommute

Status: Volunteer

Duration: Minimum of 6 months.

Hours: 4-6 hours per week

Function: Advocate for the world’s poor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend one (30-60 minute) conference call every week with the President of The Borgen Project and Regional Directors from across the United States (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).

  • Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders.

  • Assist with fundraising efforts.

  • Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

  • Develop and implement strategies for furthering the cause.

DETAILS: Regional Directors operate independently from home and maintain contact with The Borgen Project’s Seattle office. Regional Directors sign a 6-month contract. The position is volunteer based and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening.

HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume to hiring@borgenproject.org. The Borgen Project seeks a diverse group of backgrounds for the Regional Directors Program, but all candidates selected must go through two rounds of interviews.

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