Program Assistant: Innovative Training Solutions


  • Date Posted:
  • Region: North America
  • Country: United States
  • Job Type: Full-Time


• Date Posted: October 8, 2021
 • Application Deadline: November 30
 • Job Type: Full-time


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a Washington DC-based international development organization promoting good governance and vibrant civil society, is accepting applications for a Program Associate (PA). As a member of EF’s Innovative Training Solutions team, the PA is responsible for providing programmatic oversight, guidance, and backstopping support for EF’s online civil society capacity-building program for women’s rights activists among Afghan diaspora. The PA will report to the Program Manager.


  • Facilitate the delivery of online training courses;
  • Monitor the progress of course participants towards programmatic outcomes, and
     revise program’s strategies if necessary;
  • Liaise with instructors to ensure clear communication with course participants
  • Contribute to planning, strategizing, and implementing the program to achieve its
  • Utilize innovative methods to increase engagement by program participants in online courses;
  • Conduct outreach campaigns utilizing social media skills and other methods as
  • Work collaboratively with the Program Manager to identify risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure minimal disruption to the implementation of program activities;
  • Assist the Program Manager in collecting data and documenting success stories;
  • Support the Program Manager in supervising the administrative and financial aspects of the project;
  • Curate and develop content for the program’s website in Persian/Dari;
  • Facilitation and coordination of meetings and events with the women’s rights focused civil society groups. 
  • Provide guidance and coordination support to joint advocacy initiatives of the women activists.


  • Native level fluency in English and Persian/Dari is required;
  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, social work, area studies,
     management or another relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least two years of work experience is required; work experience on international development projects, civil society capacity building, NGO leadership training, etc.  is highly desirable;
  • Experience with utilizing social media tools content management systems, managing WordPress websites, and working with E-learning platforms such as Moodle;
  • Exceptional writing, research, and communications skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to work with several interrelated projects being implemented under the
     same programmatic umbrella if needed;
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural teams;
  • Experience in advocacy, women empowerment projects, and online training is a plus.