Seeking passionate, diverse individuals to join our dynamic team

Are you passionate about the health and wellbeing of pregnant people, families with young children, and their communities?

Are you invested in centering intersectional racial equity in work designed to eliminate disparities, support thriving communities and families, and fight bigotry, antisemitism, and hatred?


Come join our team

We find ourselves in a moment of growth as we shift to center intersectional racial equity and justice in our efforts to enhance the quality of life for pregnant and birthing people, infants, young children, and families. The Irving Harris Foundation is looking for talented, experienced individuals eager to join a collaborative team that is working to shift power and resources to support the leadership of our grantee partners and to invest more deeply in BIPOC-, community-led efforts and intersectional movements.

The Program Officer (PO), Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH), is part of our diverse team dedicated to supporting equitable care and outcomes for pregnant and birthing people, infants, young children and families; and working with our partners to advance community-driven solutions, build movements and power for systemic change, address racial, gender, and economic disparities, and cultivate and support BIPOC leadership in the fields in which we work. Reporting to the Program Director (PD), Infant Early Childhood Mental Health, the
PO-IECMH works to advance the vision, goals, and objectives of the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program area. The PO will work closely with the Program Director (PD) and the Associate Program Officer (APO) to implement an array of grantmaking, capacity building, grants management, technical assistance, evaluation, communication and funder and stakeholder organizing efforts, while supporting and fostering key relationships within the Foundation and our external field and foundation partners. In particular, the PO–IECMH works to deepen the Harris Professional Development Network’s (PDN) current work, enhance the PDN Network and think strategically to forge partnerships to leverage the PDN for broader field influence. The PDN is the Foundation’s largest special initiative and is a robust, innovative network of IECMH grantees and partners from 12 states and Israel. Finally, the Program Officer, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, works collaboratively with the full program team, staff and Board to advance an intersectional approach across our work and deliver on the goals and objectives of the Foundation.

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