National Coalition of Homeless Veterans
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NCHV Job Openings

NCHV is currently accepting applications for a Program Assistant.

Program Assistant

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.

NCHV is seeking a dynamic, full time Program Assistant to support activities across the organization with a primary focus on the Technical Assistance Center. The Technical Assistance Center at NCHV provides trainings, funding resources, publications and reference materials for organizations serving homeless veteran clients throughout the country. This hard working, energetic individual will be an active member of the NCHV team, engaging in research support and publication development. This position reports to the Director of Technical Assistance and Executive Director.

The Program Assistant will be responsible for the following essential activities:
• Support planning and preparation for NCHV’s Housing Summit, Annual Conference, and other NCHV events;
• Develop guides, fact sheets, case studies, and research summaries informed by peer-reviewed research and evidence based practices;
• Provide technical and logistical support for TA Center activities including webinars, conferences and on-site consultations;
• Update and maintain website content for assigned areas;
• Support NCHV operations by providing excellent customer service to homeless, veterans, grantees, federal staff and other partners;
• Write original articles for the NCHV print newsletter;
• Create multi-media best practice resources that can be accessed by service provider grantees;
• Translate complex research into practical tools and strategies for service providers;
• Provide administrative support to the Policy team (<5%);
• Represent the organization at local homeless veteran events;
• Communicate effectively with Director of Technical Assistance and NCHV team.

Desired Skills and Experience Include:
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to take ownership of routine tasks and special projects as assigned
• Ability to work on independent projects and collaborate with team members
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and employees
• Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage time effectively
• Familiarity with homeless services, veteran programs, and military service preferred
• Bachelor’s degree required

Application Process
Email a cover letter, resume, and a two-page writing sample to with "Program Assistant" in the subject line. Applications received without these materials WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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