Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Program Associate will support the grantmaking efforts of the Foundation by managing data collection and reporting, summarizing available research to inform program strategy, drafting issue briefs that aggregate relevant information. This position will also assist with team presentations, due diligence and managing external relationships with cross-sector collaborators and community stakeholders.
The Program Associate will interact regularly with team members and grant-making colleagues to collaborate and further the Foundation’s priorities. In addition, under the direction of the Program Director, this position will also focus on developing a deep understanding of the health needs and ecosystem of partnerships in the communities of Western Springs, LaGrange, and Lyons.
The Program Associate must be a flexible and collaborative team player requiring minimal supervision and must approach their work from an asset and solution-focused perspective. A strong commitment to the Foundation’s mission and those it serves is essential. The ability to maintain the highest level of trust and confidentiality with regards to Foundation, Board, grantmaking and those we serve are necessary to the role.
Please send via email a brief yet descriptive cover letter that provides an overview of your “fit” with the Program Association position and Healthy Communities Foundation as well as a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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