Founded in 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) is a small non-profit organization focused on eliminating disparities within the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy and educating the public. Our primary focus areas are Education, Public Health, Economic Empowerment and the Environment. Applicants may visit the web site at www.cbcfinc.org to view more information on CBCF programs and initiatives.
The Program Coordinator plays a vital role in the day-to-day program planning, coordination, and implementation for the Foundation’s internship and fellowship programs, working under the direct supervision of the Program Relations Manager. He/she will coordinate the activities and events of the program and develop sustainable systems to ensure the execution of high-caliber programs.
The incumbent will assist in servicing the needs of the multi-generational program participants to facilitate a positive and impactful experience for program participants and stakeholders in accordance with CBCF’s strategic plan. In addition, the Program Coordinator support professional development opportunities for young professionals accepted in the CBCF Fellowship Programs, while collaborating with other departments in order to effectively drive the organization’s mission forward.
The CBCF Leadership Institute offers four internship programs: the Congressional Internship Program (summer); the Emerging Leaders Internship Program (fall); the Marketing and Communications Internship Program (one-year); and the Pathways to the C-Suite Internship Program. CBCF’s internship programs prepare college students and young professionals to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates by exposing them to the processes that develop national policies and implement them – from Capitol Hill to federal field offices. Program participants receive housing, a stipend, office placements, and opportunities to meet and interact with professional legislators and leaders working in all branches of government. Through the CBCF’s 20-month fellowship programs, participants work with congressional members and committees, attend leadership development seminars, complete community service projects and produce policy papers.
A. Reports to: Program Relations Manager
B. Directly Supervises: None
C. Indirectly Supervises: Vendors providing professional services or deliverables.
D. Type of Supervision Received: Direct supervision.
E. Internal Relationships: Work closely with the Program Relations Manager, Associate Director, Leadership Institute, and Vice President of Programs, and other CBCF staff based on program needs.
F. External Relationships: Interacts with internship and fellowship program participants; curriculum instructors, and volunteers.
A. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Coordinate all activities and functions related to the CBCF Internship and Fellowship Programs. Assist with organization and implementation of all programs participants to facilitate program goals and initiatives under the direction of the Program Relations Manager.
B. Additional Functions
C. Required Special Skills
CBCF is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, 403(b), paid vacation and sick time. Qualified applicants only must forward a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and three professional references, until position is filled, using CBCF’s online employment portal. CBCFINC.ORG/CAREER. No phone calls accepted.