This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on innovative community development initiatives that are addressing housing affordability, equitable economic development, income inequality and racial equity in metro-Phoenix. The Assistant Program Officer will build strong program management skills while providing support to program staff on key initiatives.
In addition, the Assistant Program Officer will support the network of Financial Opportunity Centers in metro-Phoenix. LISC supports a national network of 90+ Financial Opportunity Centers in more than 30 cities across the country. Financial Opportunity Centers (FOCs) focus on the financial bottom line for low-to-moderate income individuals. This means changing people’s financial behavior in a way that encourages them to make a long-term commitment to increasing income, decreasing expenses and acquiring assets.
The ideal candidate will have strong administrative and project management skills, knowledge of community economic development and financial stability, and experience advancing equitable communities.