Oct 10, 2022

Senior Associate, Atlanta Civic Site

  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
Full-Time Programs Other

Job Description

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is dedicated to building a brighter future for millions of children and youth by improving educational, economic, social and health outcomes. The Foundation’s work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity because children need all three to succeed. Casey advances research and solutions to overcome barriers to success, help communities demonstrate what works and influence decision makers to invest in strategies based on solid evidence.

At Casey, you will find a dynamic environment with staff of diverse backgrounds and perspectives who share a deep commitment to advancing the Foundation’s mission. Casey staff also have flexible schedules, including a hybrid workweek, to support a healthy work and life balance.

For its Atlanta Civic Site team, the Foundation seeks a senior-level professional who will manage projects that aim to strengthen families, increase access to opportunity and build thriving communities in Atlanta, focusing on three key strategies: economic opportunity, educational achievement and neighborhood transformation. All Atlanta Civic Site strategies apply a racial equity lens. The Foundation’s work in Atlanta centers on the south side of the city of Atlanta, including six neighborhoods known as Neighborhood Planning Unit V (NPU-V), and includes local and state policy.

Hiring Organization

The Annie E. Casey Foundation


Qualified candidates will have the following: 

  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience combined with a master’s degree in human services, community and/or economic development, social work, education, business or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in place-based community work, including achieving results through policy and system reform — familiarity with the unique challenges inherent in place-based philanthropy is strongly preferred;

  • experience managing projects, including establishing timelines, managing resources, conducting timely follow-up, using effective communication methods, meeting deadline and budget goals and working with peers in a team environment; and

  • experience working with multidisciplinary teams and working effectively with people from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds, including youth and young adults.

Industry/Service Area



Mid-Senior level


Casey is committed to helping staff learn and grow, enabling them to bring their best selves to work by offering a range of professional development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement, conferences and training to further develop their skills and expertise. The Foundation also provides a generous benefits package, including flexible schedules and a hybrid workweek, to support a healthy work/life

Application Instructions

Please submit your resume and a cover letter describing how you fit the qualifications above, why you are the best person for this job and why working for the Foundation as a senior associate interest you. The Foundation will not consider resumes submitted without a cover letter. Read the full job description and apply online at www.aecf.org/about/jobs.

The Foundation has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment unless they have a medical or religious exemption. If offered the position, you will be required to provide evidence that you are fully vaccinated.

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