Job Opportunity: Program Officer, Hope and Heal Fund

Monday, May 13, 2019

Position: Program Officer

Location: California

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Summary - See full job description in PDF below.

The Program Officer (PO) will build, manage, and monitor a portfolio of grant programs aligned with the fund’s strategy around gun violence prevention for all Californians with a focus on implementing a community-based, public health approach to gun violence prevention. The PO will be responsible for building new and strengthening existing relationships throughout communities across California. This position has the potential to assume responsibilities in other areas over time. This is a full-time exempt position and reports to the Fund’s Executive Director. We are looking for a passionate, talented and energetic person who will drive grantmaking strategies working with the Executive Director. We are looking to take the Fund to the next level to build upon the momentum we have established during our first two years of existence. The PO will also be responsible for working with thought leaders in California and across the country to determine how Hope and Heal can continue to add value to existing work to reduce gun deaths, injuries and trauma.

To Apply

To apply for a position at the Hope and Heal Fund, please submit your interest via our by sending your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected] by Friday, June 7, 2019. Unless otherwise noted, we will accept resumes until the position is filled, and we will try to let you know the status of your application in a timely manner. Candidates who pass the initial screening will be asked to submit writing samples prior to interviews. This position is a remote/home office position and the candidate must live and reside in California.

New Venture Fund Careers

The Hope and Heal Fund is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund's work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

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