National Coalition of Homeless Veterans
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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 services to homeless and at-risk veterans. As the only national organization dedicated exclusively to ending homelessness among veterans, NCHV is recognized as a major authority on policies and programs with far-reaching impacts on the veteran community.



NCHV is seeking a dynamic, full time Program Assistant to support the program activities of the Technical Assistance Center and other general operations. 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 Chief Executive Officer.

The Program Assistant will be responsible for the following essential activities:

  • Develop guides, reference sheets, and other practical tools informed by peer-reviewed research, evidence-based practices, and practitioner-informed lessons learned;
  • Provide technical and logistical support for TA Center activities including webinars, conferences and on-site consultations;
  • Support NCHV operations by providing excellent customer service to homeless, veterans, grantees, federal staff and other partners;
  • Assist the CEO with special projects that may include research, data collection, and dissemination;
  • Write original articles for the NCHV digital magazine;
  • Assist with the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of the training programs and services;
  • Create multi-media best practice resources that can be accessed by service providers;
  • Represent the organization at local homeless veteran events;
  • Support planning and preparation for NCHV’s Annual Conference;
  • Conduct administrative office tasks such as phone and email communication, and making travel arrangements for staff; 
  • Copy-edit publications and other written materials; and
  • 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

Compensation and Location:
This position is based in Washington, DC.  NCHV offers health and life insurance, holidays, a retirement plan, and a collegial office environment. Salary range: $30,000 - $38,000, commensurate with experience.

Application Process
Email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample that is no longer than two pages to with "Program Assistant" in the subject line
 Applications received without these materials WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


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