Department: Sandra Ovalle, Campaigns and Mobilizing Director
Supervisor: Campaigns and Mobilizing

Sojourners seeks a new staff person with a heart for social justice to join us in Washington, D.C., as our Immigration & Women and Girls Campaign Coordinator.

The Immigration and Women and Girls Coordinator will assist with mobilizing churches and individuals around campaign specific goals by:

(a) implementing campaign strategy, researching policy, and tracking legislation

(b) building and managing relationships with key coalitions, partner organizations, and individuals and

(c) providing support on church mobilization and key communications components of the campaign, including press events, social media, and writing projects as assigned. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Equip and mobilize church and lay leaders around immigration and women and girls related issues, including:
    • Addressing domestic and sexual violence in the church and society
    • Increasing and supporting women’s leadership in the church
    • Advocating for immigration policies that honor the God-given dignity of every person, protect family unity, and promote thriving communities.
    • Increasing and supporting immigrant people’s leadership in the church
  • Research policy issues, track media and legislation, and lead internal campaign strategy in collaboration with the Campaigns and Mobilizing Team.
  • Identify strategic opportunities for Sojourners to engage constituents, partners, and influencers on priority issues.
  • Facilitate work with existing partners and coalitions (conference calls, meetings, event planning, and projects), while building relationships with new allies.
  • Assist with creating social media content related to campaign specific issues.
  • Draft content for campaign specific highlights in SojoAction newsletter and action alerts.
  • Provide policy and program updates to relevant Sojourners staff on a regular basis.
  • Lead rapid response efforts with media, mobilization, and communications staff.
  • Organize logistics for campaign issue related forums, strategy sessions, and speaking engagements.
  • Respond to constituent inquiries via email and phone as needed.
  • Support the planning and execution of mobilizing actions and/or events, including rallies, marches, and/or conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • At least two years’ experience in a public policy, communications, outreach, organizing, or project management role.
  • At least one year experience working on women and girls and/or immigration issues or a directly related field. Previous advocacy experience preferred. Educational background in political science, human rights, migration studies, gender studies, theology, or a related degree considered advantageous.
  • Excellent research and written communication skills (writing sample may be requested); public speaking experience a plus.
  • Experience working with social media and online communications platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning, exceptional organizational skills, and commitment to working in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to think creatively and willingness to take on new challenges.
  • Demonstrable understanding of social change, especially in relationship to the intersection of faith, social justice, and public policy.
  • Understanding of, and appreciation for, faith communities and faith-based advocacy.
  • Understanding of Sojourners’ mission, vision, and values; familiarity with the issues for which Sojourners is known; and ability to articulate the biblical basis for Sojourners’ work.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional reference contacts to or Immigration & Women and Girls Campaign Coordinator Search, Sojourners, 408 C St. NE, Washington, DC 20002. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Sojourners is an equal opportunity employer that continually seeks to diversify its staff. People of color are highly encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits package includes paid health insurance, 20 days paid vacation, paid sick/personal leave, 401(k) Plan, and a positive, faith-based work environment.

Department: SojoAction
Supervisor: Executive Director

Job Function: The Church Engagement and Network Director oversees, develops, implements, and evaluates Sojourners outreach and engagement with churches and clergy, mainly, though not solely, through the creation of a Faith and Justice Church Network. The role involves significant writing and marketing of resources, building relationships at the individual, local church, and church leadership level, and a deep love and knowledge of the church and its commitment to biblical justice. Travel several times per year is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Restart Sojourners’ national Faith and Justice Church Network (FJCN), including marketing, budget, database, managing membership, and programmatic offerings.
  • Lead efforts to co-develop resources and curriculum for the Faith and Justice Church Network, including curriculum for politically divided congregations, social justice engagement, civic engagement, etc.
    • Manage an advisory group of pastors related to the FJCN.
  • Cultivate and strengthen relationships with clergy and churches across the country.
    • Represent Sojourners at key conferences and church events.
    • Support the ED and President and other senior staff in building and strengthening denominational partnerships and engagement.
    • Work to solicit important convention speaking and workshop invitations to further church engagement work.
  • Collaborate with SojoAction team to connect FJCN members and clergy to Sojourners campaigns, media, and mobilizing initiatives.
  • Serve on the SojoAction planning team to shape and develop SojoAction implementation plans.
  • Work closely with Sojourners’ creative, editorial, and advancement teams to connect Sojourners’ message and mission to the clergy community, including increasing readership and raising revenue from church partners.
  • Provide periodic updates on theological shifts and changes in the American church to organization leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Three years working with a membership program or similar experience.
  • Three years writing or editing experience, preferably in a journalism or curriculum position.
  • Seminary degree or ministry experience preferred.
  • Ability to represent the organization in public settings and experience and comfort working with church leaders across theological, cultural, and denominational backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of social, racial, and economic justice issues, and Sojourners’ history of involvement with these issues.
  • Ability or willingness to learn how to present curriculum in a workshop or training setting.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal; strong relational skills and experience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills to handle several assignments across teams simultaneously; project management and/or organizing experience.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional reference contacts to or Church Engagement and Network Director search, Sojourners, 408 C St. NE, Washington, DC 20002. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Sojourners is an equal opportunity employer that continually seeks to diversify its staff. People of color are highly encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits package includes fully paid health insurance, 20 days paid vacation, 401(k) plan, and a positive, faith-based work environment.

The Sojourners Fellowship Program is a spiritual formation program that embodies Sojourners’ commitment to Christian discipleship, community, and vocation. Currently in its 35th year, the yearlong program combines full-time jobs in our office with an opportunity to live in an intentional Christian community. Between eight and ten fellows are selected into the program each year.

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