Program Assistant

Program Assistant


The Program Assistant is responsible for providing program and administrative support to assigned areas, including Strategic Communications, Health Policy, Learning and Research, and Strategic Initiatives.


  • Communication and coordination for specific areas or initiatives as assigned such as events, meetings, and calendar updates.
    Administrative activities in the form of support, creation of documents and memos, and working in software to keep information and lists updated and relevant on a consistent basis.
    Standard and special reports, purchase requests, travel, registrations, and reconciliations.


  • Participates in team activities and completes diverse assignments in support of team goals.
  • Performs general Foundation support activities and carries out special projects as required.
  • Adheres to the Foundation’s core and staff values.


  • Education: High school graduate or Associate’s Degree
  • Experience: Three to five years of experience with administration; knowledge of social media; copy editing of communications material

How to Apply

Click here to apply online.

The Foundation offers competitive compensation and benefits. For questions about the application process, please contact Tomye Harris.

Who We Are

Missouri Foundation for Health is building a more equitable future through collaboration, convening, knowledge sharing, and strategic investment. Working in partnership with communities and nonprofits, MFH is transforming systems to eliminate inequities within all aspects of health and addressing the social and economic factors that shape health outcomes.

Statement of Diversity

MFH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strives for authentic inclusion. We seek to build a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.  MFH is committed to salary equity, and compensation will be determined based upon an independent assessment of qualifications relative to the position’s responsibilities. The Foundation’s compensation philosophy can be viewed here.

Physical and Work Environment Demands

The physical and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the position responsibilities. Physical demands, such as the ability to walk, sit, etc., are those of a typical office environment.