Program Officer – Social Welfare

We are currently recruiting for the position of Social Welfare Program Officer in our Institutional Allocations Department. This position will involve some international travel.


  • Assisting prospective and renewal applicants in the development of grant proposals;
  • Reviewing grant applications and communicating with applicants regarding project proposals;
  • Preparing applications for presentation to an Allocations Committee and the Board of Directors;
  • Monitoring the implementation of grants including assuring budgetary and programmatic compliance;
  • Gaining and maintaining familiarity with regional laws and regulations and community resources that pertain to their portfolios;
  • Assisting with special projects as needed to advance the goals of the department.


  • Master’s degree;
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of Foundation work and/or grant-making experience;  Alternatively, 2-4 years of experience developing/supervising social welfare programs, preferably for the elderly;
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access;
  • Conversant in the any of the following languages is a plus: French, Spanish, Russian.

To apply please submit your cover letter and resume to  No phone calls please.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.