Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is an equal opportunity employer and believes we are stronger and more effective by working internally and externally with people of all abilities, diverse backgrounds, and a range of perspectives, particularly those who have historically been marginalized or underrepresented. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We do not discriminate in our hiring practices and in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seek a diverse applicant pool.

Here at RFK Human Rights, we celebrate the diverse and unique perspectives our team members bring to our organization and the work we do. Within that diversity there’s also a common thread of respect and passion that we strive to maintain in the fabric of our organization:

  • Passion, you keep up with current events and issues you’re interested in relating to human rights in the US and around the world;
  • Innovative thinking, you have a willingness to voice your opinions, and a strong work ethic;
  • Teamwork, you are able to build positive relationships with your colleagues and are willing to help others;
  • Inclusive, you’re excited to work with colleagues with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives from your own.

Flexibility and independence to help manage your work and home life

Staff have the ability to work from home or telecommute as needed as well as setting up flexible schedules. Learn More

We value your health

RFK Human Rights covers 100% of individual-only costs of our platinum medical, dental, vision benefits and subsidize the cost for dependent coverage. Learn More

We understand the importance of financial planning and saving

We provide an automatic contribution of 7% of your salary after your first year of employment, College Saveup/Loan PayDown program with an automatic $100/monthly contribution for any current loans or future loans, and an automatic monthly cell phone and internet speed stipend of $125 monthly to offset expenses. Learn More

We love to celebrate human rights advocates and our hard work

We do so by hosting award ceremonies, galas, summer outings, holiday parties, potlucks, virtual events, domestic and international staff retreats, and spur-of-the-moment social outings.