Careers & Internships at PennFuture

Open Staff Positions

Legal Program Director - Statewide

The Legal Program Director is the backbone of PennFuture's legal team and oversees all legal activities. The Director is responsible for supervising the law staff and advising clients, including the organization. The Director carries their own case load, is a member of the senior staff team, and is well positioned to advance PennFuture's legal activities over the coming years. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Director of Civic Engagement - Statewide

PennFuture is seeking a Director of Civic Engagement who has strong experience in program management, nonpartisan voter registration, and a passion for voter access. This role will help develop a 2020 campaign of voter engagement and a voting rights and democracy agenda for PennFuture.

The Director will work with the organizing team, civic engagement staff, and community partners, as well as support PennFuture’s campaigns and coalitions for a strong program that drives individuals through the full cycle of civic engagement from voter registration to close the voter registration gap in communities of color, by registering and turning out to vote, to engaging civically and advocating for the rights of their community. We are looking for a creative, motivated leader who is goal-driven and detail-oriented. The deadline for application is Monday, December 2, 2019.

Staff Attorney - Pittsburgh

PennFuture is seeking a Staff Attorney who will prioritize clean air legal activities. Western Pennsylvania communities, including Pittsburgh, are impacted by some of the worst air pollution in the United States.

Through campaigns, coalitions, and other tactics, PennFuture is working aggressively to reduce air pollution in the region from major industrial polluters and eliminate threats from increased energy and petrochemical production. As such, PennFuture seeks an air attorney to lead these efforts, engage with coalition members, and take on important cases that could impact hundreds of thousands of people. 

Campaign Manager, Clean Water Advocacy - Erie

The Campaign Manager will develop and lead bold, sophisticated, and integrated campaigns that will grow a diverse constituency in Pennsylvania’s portion of the Lake Erie watershed that is equipped to advocate for sound policy solutions to improve water quality and address a range of environmental threats. The Campaign Manager will be responsible for communicating clean water and other issues to PennFuture constituents, the general public, and decision makers. He or she will also interpret the science for public consumption, advocate for effective clean water policies, and work with PennFuture’s legal staff to advance legal action, when appropriate. Our ideal candidate will have both policy and technical expertise in water protection and other environmental issues, as well as multiple years of advocacy experience. 

**PennFuture is an equal opportunity employer and will make all decisions without regard to the race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status of the applicant or employee.

PennFuture does not accept unsolicited resumes. 


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