Program Director

New York State Community Action Association
Job Description
Position: Program Director

The New York State Community Action Association (NYSCAA) is the membership association for Community Action Agencies (CAAs) in the state and provides information, professional development, and technical assistance to enhance the capacity of the CAAs to serve as effective, responsive community resources. Forty-eight CAAs are located across the State. Learn more at

Position overview: As a senior management team member, this position is responsible for daily oversight of administrative and program operations, program planning, grant and contract management, program management and oversight, and assisting with budget planning and management.

These responsibilities include ensuring contract compliance and deliverables, coordinating training and special events in conjunction with the Grant Manager, developing new and continuing grant applications, and designing and presenting training and technical assistance programs. The Director may also be engaged in membership development, support, and organizational advocacy activities. This senior position offers an opportunity to have a large impact on the Association’s activities and support the Community Action network in NY State.

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To apply: Please send a cover letter and your resume to [email protected].

Deadline: The deadline to apply is Friday, January 31, 2020.

Help Puerto Rico

Call for Help - Help victims of the earthquakes in Puerto Rico

One of Puerto Rico's Community Action Agencies, INSEC, is coordinating assistance to their served communities of Ponce, Penuelas, Lajas and Sabana Grande, who have been most severely affected and damaged by the recent earthquakes.

They are collecting and bringing items from this list to these communities. If you can help, please choose item(s) from this list and mail to the address below.


List of Needed Items

Please mail donated items to:

Carretera 165 Marginal Buchanan
Lot 18- 5th Floor -Suite 500
Metro Office Park,
Pueblo Viejo, Guaynabo PR 00968



Census 2020

The 2020​ Census is around the corner. This once in a decade event is critical for Community Action and the families and communities we serve across the country, and it is essential that all people are counted. Make sure everyone is counted in your community!

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