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The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.
The Senior Program Associate designs, implements, and coordinates the Mental Health Program U.S.-focused Public Policy operations and activities, to include public policy development, policy analysis, issue research, coalition building, and grassroots advocacy. They oversee initiatives to advance public policy change in the U.S., the State of Georgia, and other states/regions in areas including mental health access and equity, school-based behavioral health programs, and early intervention/prevention. They collaborate across programs within the Mental Health Program and other Carter Center programs, when applicable, while leveraging external partnerships. This position will report to the Associate Director for Public Policy. The position is based in Atlanta.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.