Administrative & Program Assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $37,000.00
Maximum: $43,000.00




740 15th Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


PRRAC is currently seeking an Administrative & Program Assistant to join our staff as an integral member of our team. The ideal candidate will be proactive, highly organized and detail-oriented, demonstrate excellent interpersonal and project management skills, and be a strong writer. S/he should also have a strong interest in working for civil rights and social justice. The Assistant will have the opportunity to participate in regular staff and team meetings, support our technical assistance and policy work, and learn about and contribute to civil rights advocacy.

This is a full time position based in Washington, D.C.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Handle general clerical duties, including processing invoices, tracking expenses, ordering supplies, bank deposits, filing, etc.
  • Assist with outreach and communications with national and local civil rights partners
  • Support event planning, for example for convenings and board meetings
  • Proofreading and copyediting
  • Other editorial duties associated with PRRAC publications, including our quarterly journal Poverty & Race
  • Conduct internet and factual research
  • Handle scheduling and travel arrangements
  • Assist with development work and project management
  • Communicate with policy brief and article authors
  • Possibly litigation support, such as assistance with interviews and fact research


  •  Prior experience in office administration strongly preferred
  •  Strong writing and proofreading skills
  •  Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Book-keeping experience a plus, but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Highly organized and proactive
  • Interest in civil rights and working with diverse partners, colleagues, and communities
  • Enjoy contributing to a supportive, collaborative small team environment


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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