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We’re Hiring a Program Associate

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The Program Associate is responsible for research, grant reviews, grant monitoring and assessment activities, program development and educational programs, along with support for program staff. The position is considered a professional position and is charged with responsibilities that are intended to grow in content and complexity over time.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Respond to general inquiries from nonprofit organizations and individuals regarding the Community Foundation’s grantmaking programs.
  • Assist with grant review, preparing formal written reviews of grant applications.
  • Review interim reports and final reports of grantees.
  • Assist with review of scholarship proposals and processing of awards.
  • Assist with departmental research activities.
  •  Represent the Foundation in meetings with organizations seeking grants, and grantees.
  • Support the Program Officers in their work with volunteer advisory committees, including assisting with meeting preparation, participation in committee meetings, and writing meeting minutes or summaries.
  • Support new grantmaking projects, including conceptualizing new programs, writing funding proposals, and building collaborative relationships with colleagues in the field, volunteers, and community members, including potential donors.
  • Assist the Vice President and Program Officers in the coordination of work of outside advisory groups, and volunteers.
  • Be knowledgeable of Foundation’s electronic grants management system (Fluxx); pull reports and analyze grantmaking activities as needed for communications activities.
  • Assist in development of content for Foundation publications and web-based information.
  • Develop position papers on areas of interest to the Foundation.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a social science
  • 1-3 years’ professional experience at a non-profit organization or relevant experience
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and database applications
  • Proven ability to communicate in both writing and verbally
  • Expert level editing, proofreading and attention to detail skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a collaborative approach and willingness to work as a team
  • Ability to respond sensitively and patiently to internal and external inquiries in a timely manner and the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidences

TO APPLY

Send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Nancy Davies, human resources director at: careeropportunities@cfsem.org.

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