Seeking Program Manager of Community Development to Join Our Team

First Peoples Fund, a national Native nonprofit organization supporting the advancement of Native arts and culture is seeking a Program Manager of Community Development. This position is co-responsible to design, implement, and evaluate programs, products, systems and services for the Indigenous Arts Ecology Department and will be responsible for implementation within their assigned regions. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years’ experience, or comparable combination of education and experience providing organization and administrative support, preferably for nonprofit and/or Native corporations. 
  • Background in community development and leadership cultivation, with exceptional skills in building and maintaining partnerships through collaboration. 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment; 
  • Attention to detail and ability to understand and create budgets; 
  • Excellent computer skills – MS Office Products and knowledge of excel spreadsheets; 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines consistently; 
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team; 
  • Must also be able to work independently, take initiative and be self-motivated; 
  • Must be able to travel. 

First Peoples Fund offers competitive salaries and benefits including health and life insurance and Simple IRA pension plan. Please click here to view a a full position description. Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to Applications will be accepted until April 14, 2017.