Atlanta, GA

Senior Associate, Atlanta Civic Site, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Organization

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is dedicated to building a brighter future for millions of children and youth by improving educational, economic, social and health outcomes. The Foundation’s work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity because children need all three to succeed. Casey advances research and solutions to overcome barriers to success, help communities demonstrate what works and influence decision makers to invest in strategies based on solid evidence.

At Casey, you will find a dynamic environment with staff of diverse backgrounds and perspectives who share a deep commitment to advancing the Foundation’s mission. Casey staff also have flexible schedules, including a hybrid workweek, to support a healthy work and life balance

Position Overview

For its Atlanta Civic Site team, the Foundation seeks a senior-level professional who will provide thought-leadership and strategic direction that aims to strengthen families, increase access to opportunity and build thriving communities in Atlanta, focusing on a key strategy – neighborhood transformation.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • five to eight years of relevant work experience combined with a master’s degree preferred in human services, community and/or economic development, social work, education, business or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in place-based community work, including achieving results through policy and system reform — familiarity with the unique challenges inherent in place-based philanthropy is strongly preferred;
  • experience managing projects, including establishing timelines, managing resources, conducting timely follow-up, using effective communication methods, meeting deadline and budget goals and working with peers in a team environment; and
  • experience working with multidisciplinary teams and working effectively with people from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds, including youth and young adults.

How To Apply

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 working for the Foundation as a senior associate interest you. The Foundation will not consider resumes submitted without a cover letter. Read the full job description and apply online at

The Foundation has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment unless they have a medical or religious exemption. If offered the position, you will be required to provide evidence that you are fully vaccinated.

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