State Policy Associate

Application Deadline: October 27, 2017, 5 PM

Job Description
California Walks is looking for a highly organized and motivated person to join team to support our Sacramento-based policy initiatives. The State Policy Associate will manage Cal Walks’ state administrative and legislative policy advocacy efforts, as well as our local technical assistance programs to communities across California. This position will lead advocacy efforts to maximize state funding and improve state, regional, and local transportation policies that further health, equity, and active transportation throughout California. The State Policy Associate will report to the Executive Director and be based in Sacramento.

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How to Apply
Please send your résumé, a cover letter, salary requirements, a writing sample (preferably 2-3 pages long, related to policy), and three references to info@californiawalks.org. Please use “Application for State Policy Associate Position” as the subject of the e-mail and name the documents as your last name and the document name (example: “Last Name_Cover Letter”). Please provide documents in PDF file format.

California Walks is an “at-will” and equal employment opportunity employer. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

Persons of color, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, persons with disabilities, persons who have lived in poverty, ex-offenders, and people fluent in more than one language are strongly encouraged to apply.


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