Family Story is Hiring!

Position Title: Program Associate
Location: TBD, Washington, DC or Atlanta, GA preferred
Reports to: Program Director
Hours per week (average): 40
Overtime Status: Non-Exempt
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: 40-50K

Position Summary

Family Story is seeking a Program Associate to join the organization as our third full-time employee. This staff person will provide general support of an administrative, communications, and programmatic nature.

Family Story is a think tank founded in 2015 to recognize, validate, and protect the many ways individuals form and re-form families. We believe in the dignity and value of families in all their forms, in meeting people where they’re at, in thinking outside the box, and asking different, better questions about families today.

The position is full-time with excellent benefits and flexibility to work remotely. Residency in Washington, DC or Atlanta, GA is preferred but willing to consider other locations for highly qualified candidates.


Responsibilities and Tasks

The Program Associate will report to the Program Director and will be responsible for the following areas of work: 





All employees are required to complete timesheets.


Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability


Valued Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

An ideal candidate will also have a passion for Family Story’s mission, an interest in social justice advocacy (especially the racial-, gender- and economic-justice spaces) and familiarity with think tanks and social science research.

Additional skills that are ideal but non-essential include:


How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to with “Program Associate” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with a deadline of April 5, 2019 to apply.


Hiring Statement

Family Story is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.