Two positions are open
ELCA Hunger Advocacy Fellow – full time- one year – based in Richmond, Virginia
Spanish-English speakers are encouraged to apply
The ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) Hunger Advocacy Fellow will participate in a year-long transformative experience that combines leadership development and faith formation with impactful advocacy that moves us toward an end to hunger and a just world where all are fed. The 2019-2020 Hunger Advocacy Fellow is a full-time contract employee (with benefits) of the Virginia Interfaith Center in Richmond, VA. Focusing on analyzing and addressing the root causes of hunger and economic injustice, and promoting a holistic approach to hunger ministry, the Hunger Advocacy Fellow will build ELCA World Hunger capacity to end hunger by deepening and expanding Lutheran statewide advocacy efforts in synods, coalitions, and networks. Read the full job description & apply here
Southside Faith Community Outreach Coordinator – VA Interfaith Power & Light (environmental justice)
Do you live in Richmond, Petersburg or the Southside of Virginia? Are you interested in building the climate movement to achieve a just and equitable future by engaging faith communities and people of conscience? We are searching for someone to assist in outreach to, education and mobilization of faith communities through events such as climate justice workshops and dialogues. The coordinator will build relationships with faith communities and assist in providing them with resources that will support them in communicating with decision-makers. This position is grant-funded from July 2019 – June 2020.
Read the full job description here.
The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.