Young America’s Foundation (YAF) is committed to ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.
The program assistant will play an important role in the Foundation’s efforts to introduce middle school, high school, and college students to conservative ideas. As the principal outreach organization of the Conservative Movement, YAF leverages its robust campus lecture program and essential conferences to inspire thousands of students annually with the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.
The program assistant will work to help grow YAF’s individual and chapter membership across the country and coordinate with program team members at Young America’s Foundation’s National Headquarters in Reston, Virginia, the Reagan Ranch Center (Santa Barbara, California), and at the Reagan Boyhood Home (Dixon, Illinois). The program assistant will strive to provide the best student services in the Conservative Movement.
The candidate will be a self-starter and able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple events and tasks. Travel is required, and a car is strongly recommended. The candidate will have a strong interest in promoting conservative ideas to young people. The ideal person will have previous involvement in Young America’s Foundation programs.
Other qualifications: team-player, ability to take direction but also work independently. Applicant must have excellent oral, written, organizational, and copyediting skills.
Specific physical demands that relate directly to the essential job duties and responsibilities include:
This is an in-office position based at YAF’s national headquarters in Reston, Virginia. This is not a remote position.
This job description is representative of the expectations of the position described. Additional duties, reporting relationships, and/or position criteria may be assigned. YAF reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.
E-mail cover letter, resume outlining the requirements, professional references, and salary history to:
Patrick Coyle, Vice President
Young America’s Foundation
*Incomplete applications (i.e., those suggesting references upon request) will not be considered.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only complete and direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.