Palo Alto, CA and San Francisco, CA

Senior Program Officer, Democracy and Justice, Yellow Chair Foundation

The Organization

Founded 18 years ago, Yellow Chair Foundation (YCF) is a Palo Alto-based family foundation that funds local, national and global organizations working in the areas of educational equity, civil rights, climate change solutions, investigative public journalism, maternal health, and women’s rights.

Position Overview

YCF seeks a Senior Program Officer, Democracy and Justice to serve as a dynamic, engaged contributor to the overall efforts of the Foundation, working to develop and implement new approaches to promote civil rights, free speech, civic engagement, voting, and functioning democracy. The Senior Program Officer’s core responsibilities will include developing and implementing strategies and managing the on-the-ground execution of YCF’s justice and democracy work, with an equity lens, through a variety of programmatic approaches.

How To Apply

Yellow Chair Foundation has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

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