Building Changes believes that with the right people and the right plans, we can solve family and youth homelessness in Washington state and build a homeless system that is equitable and effective for all. We recruit dedicated professionals who demonstrate integrity, a passion for results, and an ability to collaborate and lead.

Building Changes is an equal opportunity employer. Building Changes does not discriminate based on age, race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, physical, mental, or sensory disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, genetic information, political ideology, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Current Openings

Request for Qualifications: Contract Lobbyist (posted 4/19/21)

Building Changes requests qualifications for a contract lobbyist to work with our team in advocacy and setting the foundation for a campaign intended to create greater access and impact for families of color experiencing homelessness and housing instability in Seattle-King County. We will prioritize candidates with one or more of the following: existing relationships in with local elected officials and/or legislators, effective communication skills, a clear understanding of the legislative and budgetary process, and sound knowledge of housing, homelessness, human services, healthcare, and education policy. Contracts will commence upon hire and run through January 31, 2022, with the possibility for renewal.

Applicants who embody the broad array of diversity and lived experiences in our communities, including individuals with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply. 

See the RFQ document for more details, including scope of work, requirements, and compensation. Qualifications in the form of a cover letter and resume should be submitted via email to Dimitri Groce, Senior Manager, Grantmaking & Capacity Building, Subject: Contract Lobbyist – CDF Advocacy. Cover letters and resumes are being accepted now and will be considered on a rolling basis through Tuesday, May 11, 2021, or until a qualified applicant has been selected.