World Vision supporters across the country advocate for children through emails to Congress and other online activism. But advocacy doesn’t stop there. You can make an even more powerful impact for kids around the world by meeting in-person or virtually with your members of Congress and their staff.

What do World Vision Advocates do?

We advocate directly with members of Congress so that kids around the world can experience the full life God intended. Your elected leaders want to hear from you – we’ll teach you how to meet with them in person and inspire them to take action that can help millions of kids overcome poverty. This type of advocacy takes time, but it’s easier than you think! No experience necessary – we provide all the training you need.

How do I become a World Vision Advocate?

Step 1: Complete the form on this page to let us know you’d like to learn more! This doesn’t commit you to anything.

Step 2: You’ll receive an email from our team with more information about the community, and you can decide if God's leading you to join. If you have any questions, reach out to us at at any time!

Step 3: Complete a brief application to confirm your commitment and watch for a snazzy welcome kit in the mail to help you get started!

Will you join us?

Complete the form below to learn more about joining our community of Christ-followers who build relationships with members of Congress!
If you’re not a U.S. resident, click here for global advocacy opportunities.

"I thought my voice was too small to be heard. I was wrong."

Advocate Stan Smith, ME

Teen advocate Lucy Besch and Rep. Ann Wagner.

"Through advocacy, we enable laws to be passed that make World Vision’s work more effective. It doesn’t cost any money and you’re able to help even more kids!”

– Advocate Lucy Besch, MO

"I feel God's hand in the process and realize he just needs me to show up and be willing."

– Advocate Cheryl Ryan, PA


Frequently Asked Questions





"At first, I put a lot of pressure on

myself to convince my representatives

to 'do something.' But God totally changed

my heart and perspective…I could show up

to the meetings without an agenda to promote,

but instead with a genuine desire to reflect God’s

love and compassion.”

– Advocate Anna Kostrivas, AZ


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