Program Associate

The Program Associate provides administrative and programmatic support for Ploughshares Fund’s grantmaking team, including operation and enhancement of our grants management system. Additionally, the associate will assist the team with scheduling, research, grant inquiries, and other administrative needs. The associate will also provide strong customer service to Ploughshares Fund’s grantees and potential new partners. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Programs, who is based in Washington, DC.

For a complete description of responsibilities and requirements, please see the attached PDF.

Compensation and Benefits

FLSA Designation: Non-exempt

This is a full-time position, based either in San Francisco, CA or Washington, DC. Ploughshares Fund allows for some remote work flexibility regarding both location and scheduling. For example, in person meetings may be required for collaboration and onboarding, with remote flexibility allowed for independent project work.

This is an Associate level position which has a set hourly rate between $23.03 and $34.57, assuming a 40 hour work week this would be an annual salary range of $47,900 and $71,900. The maximum starting rate will be the midpoint, $28.80/hour ($59,905 annually), and depend on your skills as stated above. Ploughshares Fund offers a full range of benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, a retirement matching plan, paid sick leave and paid vacation time. Ploughshares Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Please submit your application, along with a resume and cover letter that highlight how you meet the required skills and experience noted above at this link. Applications are due by March 1, 2024. Please do not contact us by phone. To learn more about Ploughshares Fund, please visit


San Francisco, CA or Washington, D.C.

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