The Harvest Foundation is hiring a Program
Officer with a focus on Health &
Work with a dynamic team in the historic district of Uptown
Martinsville in Southside Virginia to support transformative change
in Martinsville-Henry County.
- Serve as a community leader on education/health as it relates
to transformation of the area and ensure Harvest is seen as a
trusted partner and collaborator in the community.
- Research, identify, and analyze best practices in education and
health, and how they intersect with economic transformation,
educational attainment, health, and wellness, and/or community
engagement; learn from other communities using best practice
models; share information with community stakeholders; and seek out
prospective Harvest grantees that will use a best practice
- Build and steward relationships with a broad range of
stakeholders and with those who have a variety of viewpoints and
- Review and evaluate grant requests; communicate recommendations
to organization leadership, including Board of
- Monitor grantees’ quarterly progress reports and request
changes as needed.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required, with a Master’s degree preferred and a
minimum of 5 years’ experience working in health and/or education
in a leadership role. Experience in community engagement in
the non-profit sector, local government, or philanthropy is a
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Diverse candidates
are encouraged to apply.
Harvest is an equal opportunity
If interested in applying for this position, please submit
your cover letter and resume to Georgia
Compton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for submission is August 17,
2022. Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications
for the position will be considered.