Company: Afterschool Alliance
Location: Washington, DC
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 02/25/2021
Expire Date: 04/25/2021
Job Categories: Education, Other, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
The Afterschool Alliance seeks a Project Associate to help implement outreach activities and strategies
that support our mission to provide kids equal access to quality afterschool and summer programs that
help them learn and grow, and provide working families with peace of mind. Weve worked to ensure
7.8 million children have fun, engaging programs after school, but there are 25 million more children
whose parents want them in these programs but for whom programs are not available.
The Project Associate will learn, through experience, what is involved in afterschool field development
across the nation, particularly focusing on providing support for our national AmeriCorps VISTA project
and our national field building initiatives. The Project Associate will work closely with the field outreach
team and VISTA members. This includes:
Serve as a liaison between the AmeriCorps VISTA members placed in the field and the
Provide infrastructure for the VISTA learning community, including mentoring VISTA members
placed at a distance;
Coordinate recruitment of VISTA members, including posting position descriptions and
Gather data and information and draft reports for the Corporation for National and Community
Service and other organizations supporting the Afterschool Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA program;
Coordinate the annual New York Life Aim High Grants competition, including managing the
application and application review processes;
Establish and maintain a program toolkit feature on the Afterschool Alliance website, including
curating resources to help individuals create and expand afterschool programs in their
Represent the Afterschool Alliance at national and state conferences dedicated to afterschool
and summer learning programs; and
Other duties as assigned.
Hours per week: 40 hrs
Employment type: full time, regular
Qualifications: The Afterschool Alliance offers a well-balanced work environment with a supportive and
growing team and opportunities for advancement.
Candidates must have:
A bachelors degree
Strong writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Proficiency with MS Office Suite
Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
Knowledge of AmeriCorps VISTA and other national service programs desired.
Candidate should exhibit demonstrated interest in education or youth development. Candidates must
be detail-orientated and work well in a team setting. Some flexibility of hours and willingness to travel is
Contact Name: Afterschool Alliance
Company Name: Afterschool Alliance
Contact Email: email@example.com
The Alliance works to ensure that all youth have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs by engaging public will to increase public and private investment in afterschool program initiatives at the national, state, and local levels.