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Program Officer

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Congressional Award Foundation


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Published 12 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 14, 2021
$30,000 - $35,000

The

Congressional Award, America’s highest award for youth, invites applications

for the position of Program Officer. The Program Officer will be the

Foundation’s liaison with Members of Congress, youth organizations, schools,

Congressional Award Advisors, and state and local media. They will coordinate

program operations, promote and publicize the program, and oversee award

presentations. This team member will also plan and manage national events.


Created by Congress in 1979, The Congressional Award is a public-private partnership

that promotes and recognizes achievement, initiative and service in America’s

youth. The Congressional Award is congress’s challenge to young people to set

ambitious personal challenges and receive the recognition they deserve for

their efforts.



The Program Officer will be an innovative thinker and team player, with an

interest in youth development. The successful candidate will be a flexible, self-starter

with a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Excellent writing and

interpersonal skills and event management experience required to function

effectively with The Congressional Award Team. Capitol Hill experience is

preferred, but not required.


Starting salary - $30,000 - $35,000


The

Congressional Award, America’s highest award for youth, invites applications

for the position of Program Officer. The Program Officer will be the

Foundation’s liaison with Members of Congress, youth organizations, schools…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Complete benefits package available including health, vision, dental, 401K

Complete benefits package available including health, vision, dental, 401K

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC

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