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Thank you for your inquiry about employment opportunities at the Vietnamese American Cancer Foundation. If you are interested in the opportunity below, please click the link to apply.

Program Associate

Reports To: Director of Programs 

Job Description:


The Program Associate (PA) is responsible for implementing and managing programs that support the mission of VACF. PA acts as a liaison between the clients and other organizations providing direct services to the community. PA coordinates activities, provides resources, and otherwise facilitates the implementation of programs designed to improve population health, quality of life or promote social change. PA works both independently and collaboratively with the VACF Team and other community partners to ensure program objectives are met and properly documented.


Key Activities:

  • Health Promotion and Social Services

  • Community Resource Navigation

  • Community Outreach and Engagement

  • Administrative Support

  • Perform other duties as may be required.

Required Skills:

  • Committed to community services which us aligned with VACF’s organizational values and mission

  • Experience in grassroots and frontline public health and/or community work, providing health education and referral services, participating in health promotion and health education (preferred).

  • Familiarity with Vietnamese or Latino community and culture.

  • Strong problem-solving ability, good knowledge of community resources.

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.

  • Multitasking and time management skills, prioritizing tasks. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

  • Be flexible and adaptable to changing situations. Professional appearance and conduct.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health sciences, human development, social work, or related field is strongly preferred.

  • Professional fluency in both English and Vietnamese or Spanish or other languages (speaking, reading, and writing).

  • Proficiency in basic computer skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), and comfortable with learning and using computer and Internet technology.

  • Ability to work within deadlines and ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

  • Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation; access to own vehicle and ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.


Status: Full-Time W-2, 40 hours/week, non-exempt


Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Paid time-off (sick leave, vacation) and relevant insurances.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour



  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance



  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations: Individual workstation. Adhere to all CDC's latest safety guidelines.

Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Community work: 1 year (Preferred)

Language: Vietnamese, Spanish or any languages other than English (Required)

Work Location: One location

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Application Process: Please click on the Apply Now button below to apply. 

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