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Education Program Associate

Population Connection
Washington D.C.
$65-75K plus excellent benefits package

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Education Program Associate

General Description:  The Education Program Associate works as part of a dynamic team to market, coordinate and facilitate in-person and online teacher training workshops, manages volunteer workshop facilitators, and develops and promotes the program’s K-12 teaching resources. More information about the program is at

Responsibilities include:

Oversee all program activities within a region of the U.S. Conduct outreach within the region to market professional development workshops to university pre-service programs. Coordinate and schedule professional development workshops for staff and volunteers at conferences, universities, and school districts. Manage relationships with members of our national volunteer trainers’ network. Prepare workshop materials and complete post-workshop reporting. Facilitate interactive virtual, and hands-on in-person, workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada for current and future teachers.

Expectation to travel out of state on approximately six week-long trips/year. Assist with the planning and presentation of national and regional “Train the trainer” Institutes and webinars. Staff exhibit booths at education conventions, requiring out of state travel 1-2 times/year. Contribute to the development of new curriculum materials and projects, such as writing classroom lesson plans, student readings and developing web-based resources. Write posts for the PopEd blog.

General Requirements:

Relevant professional experience (K-12 formal or informal teacher, adult education/training).  Ability to manage and organize large amounts of details, and accurately maintain records. Service mindset and interpersonal skills to connect with volunteers and workshop hosts. Skill and experience in public speaking, and oral and written communication. Understanding of and enthusiasm for environmental and population issues. Ability to travel independently. (Driver’s license a must) Good sense of humor, creativity and flexibility.

Location: This position is based in Washington, DC with a current hybrid work schedule (2 days in the office; 3 at home).

Population Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A full statement on the organization’s commitment to EOE and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and be found here.

About the Population Education program: Population Education, a program of Population Connection, provides K-12 teachers with innovative, hands-on lesson plans and professional development workshops to teach about human population growth and its impacts on the environment and human well-being.

Compensation: $65,000-$75,000, commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package.



Mission:  Population Connection is the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth’s resources.


Population Connection is a non-profit organization that raises awareness of population challenges and advocates for improved global access to family planning and reproductive health care. Founded in 1968, it is the largest grassroots organization pursuing progressive polices to address global population growth.

For over 50 years, Population Connection has been developing quality curriculum for the K-12 classroom to help students understand human population dynamics and their impact on environmental systems and quality of life issues. We also have a well-established teacher-training program, which prepares over 12,000 educators each year in innovative, hands-on workshops. 

We have more than 40,000 members, and hundreds of thousands more supporters and participating educators working together to build a more sustainable future for all of our planet’s inhabitants. Population Connection works to ensure that every woman around the world who wants to delay or end childbearing has access to the health services and contraceptive supplies she needs in order to do so.

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2120 L Street NW
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