The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) is seeking a Director of Community Programs who will: (1) further develop, oversee, and carry out HAF’s many community programs; (2) ensure program sustainability through community outreach and targeted fundraising; and (3) assess and meet the needs of local communities through programming. The foundation is seeking an experienced team member who is an outgoing, highly energetic, entrepreneurial, and excellent communicator who is willing to scale HAF’s current programming and carry forward their own vision for this critical role. This position reports to our Managing Director, Policy & Programs.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Required Skills and Experience:
3-5 years or relevant work experience in building or managing successful programs.
Demonstrated Experience in community organizing, development and implementation of community programs, marketing, communications, and advocacy.
Strong proficiency in Hinduism and familiarity with the Hindu diaspora required
High energy, driven, organized, and able to carry out multiple programs/initiatives across the country simultaneously.
Ability to communicate and write effectively
Works well in a close-knit team environment, but can complete tasks independently when necessary
Fluency in online platforms such as Google Apps, Zoom, social networks, commonly used office software.
Ability and willingness to travel monthly and on weekends to deliver trainings and programs
Include the following materials with your completed application:
Two professional references (please include how long you have known the individual).
Two Writing samples (up to 500 words; prior publications acceptable)
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