We’re hiring a Policy Advocate (SNAP)!

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is hiring a Policy Advocate (SNAP)!

Hours: Full-time, exempt
Compensation range: $61,000-65,000
Priority review begins May 11, 2022

About You:

You have a deep commitment to eliminate hunger in Oregon and a passion for social, racial, and economic justice. You believe organizing communities most impacted by hunger for policy change is the best way to equitably increase community members’ access to food. You trust that communities know what they need to thrive.

You bring experience and expertise to analyze and advocate for changes to SNAP and other anti-poverty programs. You are a skilled negotiator: You can interpret data, make a strong case for policy change, and you know which details are the most important to pay attention to. You move skillfully from reading issue briefs to participating in community meetings. You relish working collaboratively and collectively, building consensus and building power.

About the Position:

The Policy Advocate position develops equity-informed anti-hunger policies and facilitates development of strategy for Hunger-Free Oregon issue campaigns, with a focus on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

This position will work alongside a Co-Policy Advocate to share workload, complement each other’s areas of experience and expertise, and focus on individual portfolios and priorities.

More details here: Policy Advocate 2022 Job Description

How to Apply

Submit a (1) resume and (2) cover letter to [email protected] with “Policy Advocate” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please speak how our organizational values are reflected in your life, work experience and approach to advocacy.

Our organizational values are 1) lived experiences, 2) building power, 3) challenging power, 4) accountability and 5) social, racial, and economic justice.