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Last updated on June 11, 2014

The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. We're the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. The Borgen Project's Regional Directors serve as ambassadors for The Borgen Project in their city and play a crucial role in efforts to improve living conditions for those surviving on less than $1 a day.

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.


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 ops@borgenproject.org.

The Borgen Project fights for the underdog. We're the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

  • Basic understanding of the congressional process and international development
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions -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
  • This opportunity is sponsored by: The Borgen Project

    We need volunteers who are free at these times
    This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
    Advocacy & Human Rights  Nonprofit Organization
    Civic & Community  Political

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    Contact Person:
    Nisha Noor, (email)
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     110 Cherry St. Suite 310
    Seattle, WA 98104
    This location is handicap accessible
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    Web Site: http://borgenproject.org
    Last updated on June 11, 2014

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