Prison Fellowship State Legislative Strategist Openings (Michigan)
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Prison Fellowship® trains and inspires churches and communities—inside and outside of prison—to support the restoration of those affected by incarceration. We equip correctional leaders, volunteers, and incarcerated men and women to make prisons more rehabilitative places; we advocate for a more restorative criminal justice system; and we collaborate with churches and local service providers to support former prisoners, their families, and their communities.


What we are looking for:

A driven and mission focused Legislative Strategist in Michigan to act as primary lobbyist and coordinator of a state legislative reform campaign while also advancing Prison Fellowship’s national initiatives in relevant target states. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of basic principles of the Christian faith and meet the following job requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in public policy or as a practioner in the political or justice system, experience with Michigan politics preferred
  • Demonstrated track record in coalition building, interacting with the legislative process, mobilizing the faith community, communicating with government leaders and executives, working with state legislature, think tank or public policy organizations preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree in public policy or juris doctorate degree preferred
  • Knowledge of public policy, politics, legislative process, criminal justice, juvenile justice, research and technical writing, coalition building, grassroots, and marketing
  • Proficiency in MS Office and legisislative research and social network platforms
  • This is a remote/work from home position; living in Michigan is preferred but not required
  • Ability to travel up to 50%


What we offer:

A team oriented, mission driven, supportive environment with cutting edge technology solutions and tremendous opportunity for growth and development.  Our outstanding benefits package includes paid leave starting at 39 days (14 holidays, 15 vacation days, 10 sick days), retirement account funding and much more!

Visit the employment page on our website to learn more about Prison Fellowship and check out our YouTube channel to see how Prison Fellowship is transforming lives!

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