The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972 we have been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. RWJF is committed to working alongside others to build a Culture of Health where everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.
We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our guiding principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthens our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. With a career at RWJF you will make a difference.
RWJF is seeking a program associate to join the Healthy Communities theme. The program associate is a professional staff member who will work with members of the program theme to facilitate and support the work of the theme by: assisting in the effective facilitation of the theme, conducting project and related research, working with key experts, grantees and applicants to develop strategies and action plans to fulfill the theme’s objective, and assisting in designing and implementing new initiatives, evaluating proposals, and monitoring programs and grants.
The Healthy Communities theme seeks to create the conditions in communities that allow all residents to reach their best possible health and well-being. The Foundation is committed to seeing these improvements benefit the lives of all residents, but most especially underrepresented populations.
Successful candidates will have a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a Master's degree in public health or a related health, behavioral or social science field and two (2) years related experience and/or training in health or health care related field, preferably in the non-profit or government sector experience with philanthropy desirable. Experience or education specifically focused on community and economic development or policy and systems change to support healthy communities is preferred.
RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in- depth details on this opportunity, and to apply.
RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer