Jobs and Internships

Current Openings

Farmworker Justice (FJ), a non-profit national advocacy organization based in Washington, DC that serves farmworkers and their families, seeks a highly qualified, motivated individual for the Farmworker Justice Fellowship. The individual will support FJ’s work related to farmworker health, occupational safety, and immigration and labor policy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Fellowship is a paid, full-time position for one year. It is an exciting opportunity to provide technical and programmatic support to farmworkers and their organizations. The Fellow will assist FJ staff on health promotion and policy advocacy, working primarily on FJ’s health care access projects. The Fellow will:

  • Assist in the development of educational materials for farmworkers, service providers, and advocates on issues related to health care access and health policy
  • Provide research, analysis, and logistical support to FJ staff
  • Track farmworker media and websites
  • Monitor federal policy developments on health, immigration, and labor issues
  • Assist in monitoring and reporting of project activities
  • Support general organizational activities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent research, written, and oral communication skills
  • High proficiency in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole (written and spoken) preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on multiple projects with a multidisciplinary team
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong commitment to the mission of Farmworker Justice
  • Experience in health policy preferred

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining interest and qualifications, a writing sample, and a resume to Alexis Guild at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Applications will be accepted through March 23, 2018.

Farmworker Justice is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Information about our organization is available at www.farmworkerjustice.org and www.harvestingjustice.org.