December 21, 2021  

 Openings - 4  

Program Assistant

Position Title: Program Assistant 

Department: Walking Right Project 

Employment Term: 1 Year (min. 10 hours - max. 15 hours weekly) 

Reports to: Assistant Program Director & Senior Program Manager 

Salary: Unpaid Internship / Volunteer 


Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing documentation for grants 

  • Attending staff meetings and taking minutes 

  • Responding to emails and answering calls 

  • Maintaining office calendars and sending out reminders of impending appointments 

  • Typing letters and reports as may be required from time to time 

  • Compiling and sending bulk mailings 

  • Proofreading and making copies of documents 

  • Assisting in the planning and overseeing significant events 

  • Assisting in managing the budget for special and routine events 

  • Making reservations for various off-site business meetings 


Preferred Qualification and Skills: 

  • Positive attitude, vibrant, energetic, willingness to bring new ideas and work in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Must be willing to work independently. 

  • Confident in speaking with new people from diverse backgrounds. 

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and time-management skills. 

  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and problem-solving skillset 

  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity 

  • Demonstrate use of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, and Outlook. 

  • Must be comfortable with deadlines and have a reliable working computer or laptop. 

  • Ability to compose and edit correspondence, reports, and summaries 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion 

  • Open minded and eager to learn new skills and software usage 



  • Able to attend mandatory training

  • Able to participate in team meetings 

  • Some flexibility with nights and weekends 


Working Environment: 

This internship opportunity is 100% virtual. Volunteers will utilize Microsoft Teams and Outlook to communicate with their team members.


*Although this is advertised as an unpaid volunteer internship opportunity, students can use this opportunity to receive credits for their courses or Capstone programs. Stipends will be provided to students based on program funds. 

Additional Information: 


Instagram: @fdsfinc

General Email:, walkingrightproject@fds.forg


At Family Development and Samaritan Foundation, Inc (FDSF), we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.


Family Development and Samaritan Foundation, Inc (FDSF) is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other protected category.

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