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Vice President of Alliance Programming

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Position Overview

The Vice President of Alliance Programming (VPAP) is responsible for program design and implementation in our reimagined Alliance community, the centerpiece of America’s Promise Alliance’s new 5-year strategic plan. Our Alliance community brings together the most inspiring youth-supporting organizations working in education, in workforce development, and in our democracy. Reporting to the CEO, this position is an exciting opportunity to foster deeper collaboration and coordination in the youth-supporting sector, while working directly with the senior leadership teams of the top nonprotfits in the country.


Our reimagined Alliance launches this year with 50 organizations and 250 leaders. Year 1 program offerings include: leadership cohorts, strategic support, knowledge sharing programming, capacity building programming, shared research, and systemic change coalitions. Each member organization enrolls up to five senior leaders in the community. Alliance programming is designed to leverage the collective wisdom and power that exists among these leaders and organizations to (1) help individual organizations improve, (2) to launch new collaborations among organizations, and (3) to form powerful coalitions in pursuit of specific policy and practice change.

In its 25th year, America’s Promise Alliance is at a pivotal and exciting stage in its evolution, launching a comprehensive next chapter and new strategy. Learn more about us --

Areas of Responsibility: 

The VPAP will be responsible for the design and implementation of programming that is responsive to the needs of our member organizations and that maximizes impact for the communities they serve. This includes the implementation of our Year One programming calendar and the design of new program offerings over time. This is inclusive of:

  • Annual Programming Calendar
  • Leadership Cohorts
  • Strategic Support
  • Knowledge Sharing Series (Community Collaborations)
  • Capacity Building Programming (Program Tracks)


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Location, Compensation, & Benefits

  • APA’s team is searching for the best talent regardless of location, as such please note that APA’s team is largely remote and location is flexible within the United States.
  • Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience with a range of $150,000-180,000.
  • America’s Promise Alliance offers a generous benefits package that extends beyond health care coverage to help provide team members with a work-life balance that includes professional development, retirement savings, self-managed vacation, and more.

Organization Info

America's Promise Alliance

Washington D.C., DC, USA
11-50 employees
About Us

APA is an organization unlike any other, founded in 1997 by five U.S. Presidents and General Colin Powell we’re uniquely poised to create coalition and change on a national scale. Our goal is to bring the most inspiring youth-supporting organizations and leaders together in authentic community with one another, foster a commitment of radical support among leaders and organizations, and focus our efforts on both organizational improvement and building powerful coalitions for systemic change.  

While we believe a shared learning and aligned action is essential, it does not happen on its own. It takes serious intentionality, design, and stewardship. Over nearly 3 decades, APA has had the privilege to be in conversation with some of the inspiring youth-supporting leaders across the nation. As a result, 2022 marks the launch of APA’s next chapter -- a reimagined Alliance that will seek to provide the infrastructure and stewardship necessary to ensure effective sharing and collaboration among youth-supporting organizations at national scale.

Why Work For Us?: 

Check out details about what we have up our sleeves in APA’s 5-year strategic plan on our website. As we’re building there’s one known fact: we’ll need some of the best of the best working beside us to make our ambitious plans a reality. Hint, hint: That’s where you come in. Once you’ve taken a peek at our strategic plan, check out our current openings below and come take this leap into our next chapter with us!  

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 29 2022
Active Until: 
Aug 28 2022
Hiring Organization: 
America's Promise Alliance