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The Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice (GREJ) team is looking for a Program Assistant to join their team! In the US, the GREJ team focuses on challenging the connected issues of mass incarceration, the demonization of immigrants and migrants, and the attack on women’s fundamental rights. Our work focuses on countering abuses of power and reimagining the state’s role in protecting the safety and dignity of all people—and engaging state authorities as partners in that process.
For this position, the Program Assistant will be supporting two Program Officers who work on issues related to reproductive and gender justice and mass incarceration reform. The primary role of the Program Assistant will be to assist and manage the Program Officers calendar of appointments, meetings, work-related travel and process expense reports. Additionally, the Program Assistant will help support various activities for the Program Officer(s) like event coordination, manage logistics of convenings and meetings and manage communications and followup. They will also help to manage the various workflows of program staff and of the program team more generally.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, flexible and able to remain calm while managing competing priorities. They should feel comfortable collaborating with people of all levels and backgrounds.
This position is an excellent opportunity for someone eager to learn from a collaborative and inclusive team on issues relating to mass incarceration reform and reproductive and gender justice.
Workflow and Administration:
BA/BS plus a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant office experience or equivalent work experience
Alignment to Culture and Values
Salary: Salary is based on experience and on the Foundation’s commitment to internal equity. A generous benefits package is provided.
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