Director, Government Affairs

Washington, District of Columbia, United States · Public Policy/Government Affairs

Description

The Jewish Federations of North America (“JFNA”) represents 147 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).


ABOUT THE POSITION

The Director of Government Affairs will join a public policy team based in Washington, DC that represents the Federation movement before Congress and the Administration. JFNA-Washington focuses on human services funding and policy issues of interest to Federations and their affiliated social service providers. The Director will help lead JFNA-Washington’s governmental affairs strategies and will assume a portfolio that will likely include family and children’s issues, anti-Semitism and other forms of bias, and foreign policy. Once assuming this position, the Director will need to register as a lobbyist with Congress.

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