Anne E. Casey Foundation: Senior Associate, Family Stability and Assets

  • August 01, 2021

Annie E. Casey Foundation LogoThe Annie E. Casey Foundation creates a brighter future for the nation’s children by developing solutions to strengthen families, build paths to economic opportunity and transform struggling communities into safer and healthier places to live, work and grow. The Foundation’s work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity, which children and youth need to succeed. We advance research, data and solutions to influence decision makers to invest in strategies that give families and communities resources to help young people overcome barriers to success. 

The Foundation is seeking a senior-level professional to contribute to program strategy development in the family stability and asset-building portfolio and contribute to deepening efforts to close the racial wealth gap as part of the Foundation’s commitment to equity and opportunity.

As a senior associate, you will:

  • manage the family stability and asset-building (FSA) portfolio;
  • design and implement new/expanded scalable, practice-related investments in the youth capability field and identifying strategies to integrate them into education and workforce and other related strategies;
  • advance strategic goals and outcomes to close the racial wealth divide;
  • work with CEO staff to co-design, develop and participate in a cross-unit approach focused on post-secondary success for youth and young adults of color in the South and Southwest; and
  • lead the research, policy development and field-building work in debt reduction, financial coaching, financial capability for youth and young adults, asset development and consumer financial protection.
Requirements: Qualified candidates will have the following: 
  • master’s degree with knowledge of financial services and asset development, income inequality, wealth building and youth development;
  • seven to 10 years of practitioner experience working directly with community-based organizations and/or intermediaries focused on asset building, credit and savings, youth financial capability, work supports and benefits access; or post-secondary education and training;
  • knowledge of strategies to increase economic stability and mobility through reducing debt from high-cost auto and predatory loans, fines, fees and drivers’ licenses; medical debt; and student loans;
  • experience implementing projects addressing structural pathways/barriers to racial and gender equity as well as income- and wealth-building; and
  • experience managing projects, nonprofits and/or grantee organizations as well as supervision.

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 you are interested in working for the Foundation as a senior associate. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be considered. 

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