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USAID Food Security Program Assistant 


As a mission-driven organization, Cloudburst is committed to ensuring the needs of low income and vulnerable populations are met through improving social, economic, and environmental resilience. We have several exciting opportunities for International Development and Global Research Analysts with two to three years' experience in resilience and food security to provide programmatic support to the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) at USAID.

Program Assistants provide administrative and logistical support in support of USAID staff. This includes meeting management support (scheduling, confirmation of space and technology, invitations, follow up with participants, note taking, action tracking, etc.). Provide general support on a variety of activities including obtaining research or documents, tracking clearances for bureau documentation, and providing general support across a variety of activities.


  • Organizes project files including tracking clearances for bureau documentation
  • Supports meeting management for in-person and online meetings (invitations, confirmation of space and participants, etc.)
  • Obtains documents, reports, etc. as requested
  • Conducts basic research activities, including synthesis of literature, research, etc.
  • Prepares written project documents, templates, and tools
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, public administration, business, project management, human resources, or other, related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in international development or similar field
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate administrative and logistical support activities
  • Prior experience as a program coordinator preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Google platforms (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Calendar), and recruiting databases
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
About the Organization The Cloudburst Group (Cloudburst) is a mission-driven, Economically Disadvantaged, Women-Owned Small Business whose staff strive to create impact, empower communities, and build resiliency. Cloudburst works at the intersection of domestic and international development with the goal of improving the effectiveness of programs and investments targeted to build social, economic, and environmental resilience in the U.S. and abroad. Starting with a problem statement, theory of change, desire to increase effectiveness or better measure impact of investments, we work to capture and generate data that empower people, organizations, and communities to effect change and provide the foundation for a more positive and sustainable future.  
EOE Statement The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The Cloudburst Group participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Cloudburst is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Cloudburst can only use E-Verify once a job offer is accepted and the employee has completed the Form I-9.  

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