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The Alliance is currently seeking candidates to fill the following positions:
Location: Washington, DC
The National Alliance to End Homelessness (the Alliance) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization committed to ending homelessness in the United States. The Alliance advances knowledge and educates opinion leaders about solutions to homelessness; works collaboratively with public, private, and nonprofit partners to develop and advance policy solutions to homelessness; and builds the capacity of communities across the country to achieve their goal of preventing and ending homelessness.
The Program and Policy Associate works with other Alliance staff to pursue the Alliance’s federal policy agenda. The Associate analyzes federal policy around homelessness, and develops and advances policy recommendations based on data and research, and the experiences of local communities in implementing effective practices. Policy goals are pursued with both Congress and the Administration. The Associate also works with national coalitions and communicates policy goals to partners at the state and local levels.
The Associate will become familiar with various programs around the country that assist homeless people utilizing a variety of models. S/he will understand how federal programs are best used by local jurisdictions and programs, and will share this information with communities. S/he will also learn from local best practices, and share this information with federal policy makers.
The Associate will be familiar with research on homelessness, and will use this research to help improve federal policy, as well as practice in the field.
The Associate works within the Alliance’s Program and Policy division. S/he works closely with other staff who focus on homeless programs and policy. The Associate is responsible for working with the rest of the Alliance staff to articulate and implement a strategy for ending homelessness.
Classification: Full time, Regular, Exempt
To apply, please send your résumé, cover letter and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.