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The Rome Group:

Program Assistant

Program Assistant

Immigrant & Refugee Women’s Program (IRWP)

IRWP works to increase the independence and reduce the isolation of immigrant and refugee women by teaching basic English and practical living skills in their security of their own home. In the past two years we have seen a tremendous growth in services. IRWP’s five staff members work together closely to successfully support students and volunteers.

Part Time:  25-30 hours per week

Compensation:  $13 per hour, additional depending on qualifications

Job Summary: Position will serve as an assistant in the program department. Responsibilities include working volunteers and students in the program, data entry and event support. Responsibilities will be coordinated with Program Coordinator and Executive Director.

  • Student & volunteer management, training, and support
  • In-home student interviews and assessments
  • Update and maintain volunteer and student tracking spreadsheets
  • Data analysis of program assessments and measurable outcomes
  • Assist in addressing individual student needs and connecting to other resources
  • Administrative data entry
  • Event preparation, management and follow-up
  • Development and Community Outreach
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong interpersonal skills (with an emphasis on phone calling and working with diverse cultural backgrounds)
  • Strong organizational ability (responsibility for maintaining Program supplies and databases for both teachers and volunteers)
  • Task-oriented with ability to switch focus as needed
  • Flexibility to adjust to the ever-changing priorities of the day
  • Some evenings and weekends required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • ESL background preferred, but not required
  • Driver’s License and reliable transportation is necessary
  • Second language, particularly Arabic or Spanish, helpful but not required
  • Marketing, communications, or development experience a plus
  • Experience in databases or QuickBooks a plus

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Immigrant & Refugee Women’s Program


Who is the Rome Group?

Over the years, The Rome Group has worked with hundreds of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.