We're hiring! Apply to be a Programs Associate

We're hiring! Apply to be a Programs Associate

APIAVote is a national nonpartisan organization that works with local nonprofit partners to mobilize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in electoral and civic participation. We currently have local partnerships with Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander organizations in 26 regions and states.

Founded in 1996, APIAVote encourages and promotes civic participation of Asian Pacific Islander Americans in the electoral and public policy processes at the national, state and local levels. APIAVote envisions a society in which all Asian and Pacific Islander Americans fully participate in and have access to the democratic process.


  • You believe in community building and the value of civic engagement
  • You like teamwork, but can work independently day-to-day
  • You can plan and manage complex projects under high pressured deadlines
  • You are low-ego and high-output
  • You like working hard with a hard working team

PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE: APIAVote is hiring a candidate who is an organizer, has a background working with college/university students, and has experience in implementing programs. This is a full time permanent position with a compensation and benefits package.

LOCATION: For immediate hire in Washington, DC.

APPLICATION DEADLINEFebruary 28 or until filled

SALARY: Entry Level


  • Assist the Program Manager with the APIAVote Ambassador Program through curriculum development, facilitation, and execution;
  • Spearhead APIAVote’s volunteer programs;
  • Manage the APIAVote internship program;
  • Manage logistics with the Program Manager of all APIAVote programming;
  • Coordinate with national AAPI student network to build civic based coalitions;
  • Support the Program Manager and the Executive Director in developing relationships on various campuses and universities;
  • Conduct training across the country for new leaders and volunteers to implement specific campus based program to boost youth engagement;
  • Provide support to APIAVote’s programs including the Norman Y. Mineta Leadership trainings, fundraising events and other programs;
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of APIAVote meetings and other programming or events;
  • Assist National Field Director with VAN voter file management and phone banking efforts
  • Assist with graphic and web design;
  • Manage administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to: updating organizational standard operating procedures, coordinating meetings, and answering general inquiries;
  • Contribute to special projects and other duties as assigned.

Meet the student Ambassadors you can work with as part of our APIAVote team. Come work with us now! Learn more about this position on our website. 

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