Program Associate

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to advancing the realization of human rights and social and economic justice for all people. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, Wellspring’s work is rooted in respect for the dignity and worth of every human being and is informed by the following beliefs:

  • Social institutions and structures should promote the full realization of human rights and human potential and should be accountable to these ends.
  • The rights of all people are advanced when the rights of the most marginalized and vulnerable peoples are protected.
  • Social justice movements should employ means that are consistent with their ideals and should give agency to the people whose interests they seek to advance.
  • As responsible stewards, we must strive to maximize the impact of our charitable investments.

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Wellspring Philanthropic Fund seeks a Program Associate to join its Global Children’s Rights Program. Through grantmaking and philanthropic leadership, the Global Children’s Rights Program catalyzes action to realize rights and advance social justice for all children, with specific emphasis on girls and gender justice.




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For employment consideration, please submit application to  [email protected]  Subject Line: “GCR Program Associate-[Your name].” All applications must include:

  • a resumé;
  • a thoughtful cover letter, including how you became aware of this opportunity

(i.e. job portal, referral, etc.) and salary minimum requirements; and

  • one writing sample (no less than 3 and no more than 5 pages, attached in PDF


No phone calls please.

NOTE: All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire to be considered for these positions.