The David Rahr Community Philanthropy Program Assistant is an exceptional opportunity for a graduating college senior or recent graduate to gain exposure to the many ways philanthropy can be used to strengthen the economic, civic, social, and cultural fabric of Vermont communities. We seek a team member who is deeply committed to promoting equity, addressing structural racism, and fostering belonging for all.
As a contributing member of the Grants and Community Impact (GCI) team, the Program Assistant will have the opportunity to build a strong connection to Vermont and to deepen knowledge and skills related to philanthropy and grantmaking. In addition to participating in the GCI team’s research, grantmaking, evaluation, and reporting, by the end of the 24-month period, this role will complete a self-identified project on an issue of relevance to Vermont communities and grantmaking.
If you are interested in learning more about this position, please review the complete job description (also found on our website) and submit a cover letter and resume no later than April 21st, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vermont Community Foundation is committed to addressing diversity, equity, and belonging through a number of channels:
• through the Foundation’s grantmaking—as seen, in particular, by our key COVID-19 pandemic recovery initiatives for Welcoming, Equitable, Anti-Racist Communities;
• through an internal working group that is focused on short- and long-range plans and actions that elevate and expand our organizational values related to race, equity, power, privilege, and engagement; and
• through evaluation and improvement of the organization’s hiring and retention practices.