Program Associate

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000
Maximum: $45,000
Details: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience



Start Date


Application Deadline



DC - District of Columbia
United States


Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that connects Latinos with partners and opportunities to improve their lives and create an equitable society. Our core values are trust, commitment to equity, comunidad, nimbleness, and servant leadership. We strategically support the growth of bold, thoughtful leaders that strengthen their communities and the nation. We establish bridges of access between Latino communities and trustworthy and socially responsible partners. 

The Program Associate is a full time position. The selected candidate will work closely with the Workforce Development team in facilitating and supporting effective and efficient implementation of programs with multiple partners across the country. Responsibilities will include program logistics support, recruitment and intern management, strengthening partner relationships and reporting/program evaluation. Other assignments may include assisting HAF managers in other program related areas such as communications and administration.

Program Support

-Supports all career development, leadership and internship programs – including program planning, implementation (recruitment, intern management, partner relationships), and reporting/evaluation

-Monitors and executes work plans for each program phase with team

-Provides status updates on program progress, issues, and activities, including timeline and scope of work

-Coordinates and prepares timely and accurate reports for various stakeholders, such as executive staff, interns and partners

-Assists team with building relationships with federal agencies and community partners

-Establishes open and consistent communication with partners and supervisors

- Utilizes CRM Salesforce to enhance program efficiency and impact, and update files with program progress and documents

-Speaking and writing in fluent English and Spanish, primarily oral and written communication with some field teams and partners

Intern Recruitment and Supervision

-Manages program recruitment for national intern programs placing people (age 18-30) with federal and other partners

-Coordinates selection process, such as application review, interviewing candidates, coordinating travel and housing logistics, etc.

-Coordinates all logistics for onboarding, such as collecting HR requirements and confirming housing – assisting Operations team as requested

-Delivers orientation and training webinars to program participants – making sure they’re readily prepared and equipped for new roles

-Maintains strong working relationships with program participants including feedback, advice and mentoring

-Coordinates logistics for conferences, such as finalizing agendas, travel arrangements, speaker invites, equipment/supplies

-Preparation and coordination of material distribution for program activities

-Basic research and analysis of political, social and technological developments relevant to HAF model

-Shares experiences and contribute to HAF’s communications activities through social media, video blogs, news articles, op-eds or similar media outreach in order to bring broader awareness of opportunities to the Latino community.

-Conducts policy analysis as needed to support the HAF workforce, environment and other programs; participate occasionally in policy-related meetings and events.

-Travels occasionally to events or conferences across the U.S.


-Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience in collaborative environments

-1-3 years of nonprofit program management or coordination

-Bilingual – English and Spanish

-Based in Denver or Washington, DC metro areas

-Experience working with interns or young adults from racially and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds is preferred, but not required

-Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

-Proven ability to multi-task and trouble shoot in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent intercultural and interpersonal skills - the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, interns, external partners, and consultants of diverse backgrounds
  • Highly collaborative work style; strong work ethic; mission-driven, results-oriented approach to work
  • Creativity and flexibility to undertake new assignments and identify new opportunities
  • Professional behavior and demeanor consistent with the organization’s cultural values
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Ability to be extremely effective independently, while also being a highly resourceful team-player


Excellent health, vision, dental, 401K plan, and vacation package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish and English fluency (oral, written)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

-Hispanic Access Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

-To apply for this position please email resume and letter of introduction to