The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. The national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.You don’t need to be a lobbyist to help influence foreign policy. As a Regional Director, you’ll serve as a Borgen Project Ambassador in your city – mobilizing your friends, family and colleagues to contact Congress in support of key poverty reduction legislation.
-Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for the world’s poor.
-Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders to support poverty reduction legislation.
-Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
-Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
-Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.
-Basic understanding of U.S. Politics and international development.
-Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently.
-Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table.
-Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness.
-Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start