The Program Assistant reports to the Program Director and supports the Racial Justice Program team, currently comprised of the Program Director and a Program Officer. The Racial Justice Program at the Wellspring Philanthropic Fund builds power among Black communities to challenge anti-Black racism and White supremacy ideologies that perpetuate structural racism and a racialized criminalization system that marginalizes communities of color. The Program Assistant provides both administrative and programmatic support for the Racial Justice Program team.
External Program Representation
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The team member may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary range: $50,000 – $55,000 based on experience. Wellspring offers a very generous benefits package including payment of 100% of the health insurance premiums for employees (and 80% of the premiums for spouses, domestic partners and qualified family members). Wellspring also offers other benefits including life insurance, long‐term disability protection, a group 401(k) retirement plan (with an employer match), support for continuing education, and is committed to providing transgender‐inclusive healthcare.
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to advancing the realization of human rights and social and economic justice for all people. Wellspring has offices in New York, NY, and Washington, DC.
Wellspring’s work is rooted in respect for the dignity and worth of every human being and is informed by the following beliefs:
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund hires, promotes and retains employees based on their professional qualifications, demonstrated abilities and work performance, as well as on the degree to which these qualities are required in the employment positions made available by the foundation’s service needs and business requirements.
All personnel decisions are made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, domestic partner status, veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law (each a “protected characteristic”).
This policy applies to all our activities, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, assignment, training, promotion, discipline and discharge. This policy also bans discriminatory harassment.
Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on prior arrest or conviction.
HOW TO APPLY:
For employment consideration, please submit application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject Line: “[Your name]— Racial Justice PA.” All applications must include:
No phone calls please.
NOTE: At this time our preference is that applicants have work authorization to work in the United States. If you need sponsorship please let us know in your cover letter
The application deadline is January 26th, 2018.