Assistant Nonprofit Program Manager

Location Peoria, IL 61602
Date Posted October 22, 2021
Job ID 7981
Employment Type Contract
Pay rate $25/hour
Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( has been engaged to conduct the search for a contract Assistant Program Manager for our client, a well-known nonprofit organization championing social justice and community revitalization in Peoria, Illinois! This position is a contract, full-time opportunity ready for immediate hire that can be worked remotely, but you will need to be local to Peoria, Illinois! The contract will last at least 9 months to June of 2022 and does have the possibility of being hired on directly!

  • Lead office-wide communications efforts (website & social media), policy research, fundraising, community engagement activities including developing corresponding communications and outreach material.
  • Supporting or leading special communications projects.
  • Assist in overseeing programmatic and financial grant compliance including reviewing financial reports, processing disbursements and provide technical assistance.
  • Grants management, including tracking performance, monitoring outcomes and reporting.
  • Provide logistical and programmatic support for special events such as meetings, convenings, conferences, and training workshops.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with local Program Staff and national backroom operations staff.
  • Manage other projects and programs as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

  • 2+ years of professional experience with communication, marketing, and project management responsibilities.
  • Strong planning, facilitation, and training skills.
  • Excellent communication, outreach, and project management skills required.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Work effectively and efficiently on multiple tasks and projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a remote work environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.

This opportunity offers a pay rate of $25+ hourly, depending on experience plus health, dental, and vision benefits after 30 days on assignment with 401k eligibility after 1-year. There is great potential to grow professional while working for an organization that makes a difference.

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter here: We look forward to contacting potential-match applicants.

Scion Staffing is a national award-winning staffing firm. Over the past few years, our firm has had the pleasure of successfully assisting hundreds of local employers. No matter the requisition or size, our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in California. Additional information about our firm and success can also be found online at or in the 2010-2019 Business Times list of top staffing firms.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

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