Program Associate


About the organization

We are AmeriCorps, a federal agency that helps millions of Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Working hand in hand with local partners, we tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation.

We invest in thousands of nonprofit and faith-based groups that are making a difference across the country. We are AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Senior. We serve, we build, and we make an impact that changes lives and communities.


This is a full-time virtual opportunity that will start after April 1, 2021 as determined by the hiring process and will not exceed September 30, 2021. This position can be performed remotely from any location in the United States.

This position provides administrative and technical support to AmeriCorps in the placement and enrollment of members. The incumbent will also create reports for the data associated with their responsibilities.

o Process administrative transactions related to the placement and enrollment of AmeriCorps members.
o Process administrative transactions related to the activation and exiting of members, including ensuring accurate and timely completion of required candidate paperwork.
o Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with program requirements and provide technical assistance where needed.
o Ensure candidates and members comply with required background check processes
o Review Policies and Procedures to find and implement improvements and efficiencies.
o Provide Excellent Customer Service to AmeriCorps candidates, members, and staff
o Create and provide data reports as needed
o Perform other duties as assigned.


Strong candidates will possess skills in data collection and analysis to recommend specific courses of action.
Ability to devise and implement innovative solutions and/or strategies.
Skill in effective oral and written communication to convey sensitive information, provide clear, comprehensive direction and guidance, and present detailed reports and findings.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
Skill in partnering with key internal and external stakeholders to promote collaboration across boundaries, build consensus, and achieve common goals.
Such experience must be clearly documented in the applicant's resume.


$43,686 - $53,290 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Individuals interested in the position must submit a resume and references via email to [email protected] and [email protected] no later than 11:59pm Eastern Time on Sunday March 21, 2021.
You must also submit documentation supporting your eligibility for Non-Competitive appointment, e.g., Schedule A (severely disabled), eligible veterans (VRA or 30-percent or more disabled), VISTA, Peace Corps, etc., if applicable
Our Agency is committed to the highest ethical standards and, as an employee you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes (18 U.S.C. 201-209) and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 C.F.R. part 2635). Additionally, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) or Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e) within 30 days of your appointment date and on an annual basis thereafter.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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