Political Advocacy

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) is the bipartisan advocacy affiliate of the Society and the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization, working every day to make cancer issues a top priority. If you have a passion for politics and enjoy bringing about change through the democratic process, envision yourself rallying communities, legislators, and voters under a common cause to make a positive impact as a member of our political advocacy team.

Career opportunities with ACS CAN include working with grassroots staff to advocate for improved cancer legislation, supporting the mission and fundraising goals of ACS CAN, and developing positive relationships with local, state, and federal elected officials.

Our most successful political advocacy professionals are interested in politics, detail-oriented, project-driven, and ready for a challenge.

Opportunities may include:

• Government relations
• Media advocacy
• Grassroots organizing
• Lobbying

If you are a recent college graduate, degrees that may align with ACS CAN opportunities include political science, history, public administration, and social sciences, among others.

At the American Cancer Society, we offer a variety of ways for talented individuals to join us in the fight against cancer. Apply for a career opportunity with the American Cancer Society, and help us finish that fight.