Work with us!

Below are great opportunities to join a high impact team committed to advancing social justice legislative campaigns across multiple regions, issues, and sectors in New York.

Advocacy Institute aims to embody the values of justice, equity and dignity for all people. We practice these values by supporting a culture of teamwork, feedback, and open communication among staff.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity: The Advocacy Institute is a fiscally sponsored project of Tides, an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions. We encourage and will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
  • Applicants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. If you seek an accommodation, please advise in writing at the time you apply.

Open Positions

Systems Engineer

The Systems Engineer maintains AI’s online tools and presence, keeps our data up-to-date, and develops new technology-based solutions for the complex challenges facing social justice advocates and organizers. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative mid-level engineer with experience using data and technology for social justice movements, elections, and/or government. For more information and how to apply, view the job description.

Training Director

The Training Director manages our robust training program on legislative and budget advocacy, and will be responsible for launching our new leadership development cohort in the next year. The ideal candidate will be a skilled facilitator with a deep background in leading legislative campaigns. For more information and how to apply, view the job description.