Title: Legislative Intern
Organization: Equality Texas Foundation/Equality Texas
Reports to: Senior Advisor to the CEO
Location: Austin, TX
Hours and Compensation: Hours are based on selected candidate’s availability. Ideally, applicants should be able to commit to at least 10 hours a week from January – June 2021 and hold a predetermined schedule to be agreed upon during onboarding. Interns will be paid $15/hr.
Equality Texas is seeking a dynamic and proactive intern who is interested in learning the ins and outs of the Texas Legislature. If you are interested in a future in policy, advocacy and/or government we encourage you to apply. The Legislative Intern will help our advocacy team advance our multi-faceted public policy agenda during the 2021 Texas Legislative Session.
CANDIDATE SKILL PROFILE/REQUIREMENTS
Please email your resume and cover letter detailing how your experience prepares you to assume the responsibilities and expectations of the Legislative Intern role at Equality Texas to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: EQTX Legislative Intern.
No applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
Equality Texas envisions a Texas where all LGBTQ+ people and their families have full equality in the hearts and minds of their fellow Texans and in all areas of the law. Headquartered in Austin, Equality Texas is dedicated to securing full legal and lived equality for LGBTQ+ Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration. With tens of thousands of members across the state, Equality Texas is the state’s leading state-wide organizing and advocacy organization for LGBTQ+ Texans.
Today’s Equality Texas is comprised of two connected nonprofit corporations:
Each organization is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors; these Boards have 33 members in total who represent a cross-section of LGBTQ community, business, and philanthropic leaders and allies. Equality Texas had combined (c)3 and (c)4 revenue of roughly $1.2 million in 2019.