AmeriCorps Program Assistant

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



2780 SE Harrison Street
United States


JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST, Portland, OR, is hiring a fulltime, 40 hours/week AmeriCorps Program Assistant (AmeriCorps Asst) to begin in early December. This person will support the AmeriCorps Program Manager with duties related to the smooth administration of the JVC Northwest AmeriCorps program of 142 members, living in 22-28 communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. This position provides a great opportunity for individuals who want to gain experience in contributing to a successful national service program. The AmeriCorps Asst will take a lead role in ensuring quality data collection, member file maintenance as well as promoting AmeriCorps identity among JV AmeriCorps members and partner sites through strong use of social media. We are seeking a person who communicates effectively with diverse populations; demonstrates ability to work with many details and maintain a system of quality control; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook, is required; (proficiency in Wordpress and Constant Contact is a plus) ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. Office experience of at least one year is desired. Former Jesuit Volunteer, AmeriCorps member or other national service participant preferred. Bachelors degree preferred.  

Equity at JVC Northwest: JVC Northwest is committed to continually building a just and equitable workplace in order to work toward our vision of a just and equitable Northwest region. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, JVC Northwest encourages applicants of every ethnicity, origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, economic status, and veteran status.


Excellent work environment and benefits. JVC Northwest’s generous benefits package includes full medical/dental/optical coverage for the employee, disability and life insurance, and an employer sponsored retirement plan. There are 12 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation, and retreat 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

To apply, email JVC Northwest at with “AmeriCorps Program Assistant” in the subject line for job description and application information. Applications will be accepted through November 20, 2018 and on a rolling basis thereafter.