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Programs Assistant South
Candid in Atlanta, Georgia
Date Posted 01/20/2021
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Candid is seeking an engaging and knowledgeable team player who is passionate about connecting nonprofits to the resources they need to thrive.

See the world. Make it better.

On February 1, 2019 Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces to become Candid, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.

Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. Candid’s data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants are the most comprehensive in the world.

Candid’s vision is an ambitious one. But we know that when we make investments in our talent, it translates to more access and better knowledge for those working for social good around the world.

POSITION: Programs Assistant South (long-term, part-time)


Programs Manager - South


19 hours per week, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm



As a valued member of our team, the Programs Assistant will provide programming and logistical support for Candid’s Programs team members in the Southern region of the USA. In the COVID-19 era, most of the support will be provided remotely. Once it is safe to deliver programming in-person, the Programs Assistant is expected to provide on-the-ground support as well.

  • Virtual programs support: provide logistical and administrative support for virtual programs on platforms like Zoom and GotoWebinar, including facilitating communication with speakers and participants, adding virtual programs on Candid Learning, assisting with marketing and communications of programs, managing registration, administering program surveys, and other logistical support as needed. Coordinate with regional program manager and national Programs Team to assess level of support required.
  • Update monthly outreach newsletter as needed, craft emails and other online marketing activities for online outreach to potential nonprofit partners, collaborate on Candid projects using sharable documents through platforms such as SharePoint and Google Drive
  • Trainer support: provide support to regional program manager as needed, including preparing materials for trainings, email communication with registrants, logistics, and other duties as assigned by the regional program manager.
  • Funding Information Network (FIN) support: provided administrative and logistical support to the regional Funding Information Network manager as needed, including supporting events or trainings for or at local FINs, general FIN customer service support, assistance with marketing and promoting local FINs, and tracking FIN stats, etc.
  • Attend meetings online with supervisor and Programs Team staff as needed
  • Support regional and national activities with an “all-hands-on-deck” spirit as needed.
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.
  • Prior experience working as a program assistant in a relevant field.
  • Proficient with computer technology and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work across multiple online platforms and other online tools, including Slack, Survey Monkey, Eventbrite, WordPress, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google Drive.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Professional and pleasant demeanor to meet with clients and customers.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
  • Sharp attention to detail with an extraordinary ability to multitask.
  • Reliable and diligent worker.
  • Able to sit, stand and move around for long hours at a time.
  • Sensitivity and respect for racial, gender, sexual orientation, and cultural differences.
  • Champions and represents Candid’s core values: We’re driven, direct, accessible, curious, and inclusive.
  • Willingness to perform other duties and special projects as needed/requested.


Only candidates who are seriously seeking part-time employment will be considered. If you are looking for a full-time position, please do not apply.

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@candid.org with the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. In your cover letter, please address the following:

  • The reason you are seeking a part-time position
  • The expected length of time you are available to work

Due to the high volume of applicants we typically receive, we regret that we can only contact candidates that we would like to interview.

For more information on positions available at Candid, please visit our website: https://candid.org/about/work-at-candid

Candid is an EO/AA/VET/DISABLED Employer.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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