Job ID: 18146

Location: San Antonio Texas

Program Manager


National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) is a national membership organization representing 200+ nonprofits that serve diverse Latino communities in 46 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. With offices in San Antonio, TX, and DC, we are a grant maker and US Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). We support our members through training, funding, policy advocacy, and resources to amplify the impact of their programs and services. Working together, the NALCAB network is able to effect real change. NALCAB Network members invest in their communities by building affordable housing, addressing gentrification, supporting small business growth, and providing financial counseling on issues including credit building and homeownership. We aim to strengthen the economy by advancing economic mobility in Latino communities.


Your Role:

Under general direction, the Program Manager will perform professional-level work to manage programs and projects related to the National Alliance of Latino CDFI Executives, a cross-collaborative initiative created to unite and amplify the voices of Latino-led CDFIs and drive capital toward Latino CDFIs to further benefit underserved communities. Reporting to the Senior Director of NALCE, you may supervise assigned staff directly. 


To thrive, you should have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Nonprofit sector experience is a plus.
  • Prior experience working in finance or community economic development is a plus.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the CDFI industry and the challenges and opportunities related to lending in Latino communities is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of techniques for providing technical assistance and training to local nonprofits and/or financial institutions.
  • Ability to multitask, manage change, and work in an ambiguous environment.
  • Experienced in community economic development and asset building.
  • Experience in researching and writing federal grant proposals.
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite and teleconference software (e.g., Zoom, Teams, and Webex).
  • Understand and interpret economic data.


Don’t be discouraged to apply if you don’t meet every requirement. Research has shown that people of color are less likely to apply for jobs if they don’t meet every requirement. At NALCAB, we are committed to building an improved, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed in this job description. You may be the candidate for this role.


Your key responsibilities and duties as the Program Manager will include:

  • Manage multiple short- and medium-term technical assistance and capacity-building projects with NALCAB Network CDFIs. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
    1. Assist in creating work plans and budgets.
    2. Manage project budgets and monitor actual expenditures.
    3. Engage, contract, deploy, and monitor third-party consultants by NALCAB policies.
    4. Coordinate and facilitate collaborative efforts among multiple nonprofit organizations across multiple markets, including calls, meetings, events, and trainings.
    5. Document outcomes and compliance with contractual obligations
    6. Contribute to funder applications and reporting through writing and data synthesis.
    7. Utilize federal and non-federal information management systems as required.
    8. Plan and manage site visits as needed.
    9. Support NALCE Senior Director in managing relationships with staff, members, funders, and investors.
  • Provide direct technical assistance, either through internal expertise or a consultant team, including the following topics:
    1. Loan and equity investment program development, management, and expansion
    2. CDFI certification capacity building and application support
    3. Resource development and capitalization strategies – including, but not limited to, CDFI Fund Program opportunities.
    4. Strategic planning
    5. Culturally relevant best practices for Latino-serving lending and venture capital organizations
    6. Public policy advocacy to increase CDFIs’ economic impact.
    7. Outcome tracking and reporting
    8. Facilitate cohort development and peer-to-peer networking.
    9. Identify and share best practices.
  • Participate in public presentations.
  • Participate in facilitating external meetings and community engagement sessions.
  • Self-learning and research of the asset-building field.
  • Some travel required.


Best-in-Class Benefits and Perks:

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive compensation of $51,000-$63,000 annually, depending on experience, and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) / retirement plan
  • 401(k) employer matching
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid holidays
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Parental Leave


Plus, we work to maintain the best environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where everyone feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.


Ready To Lead Lasting Change by Shaping The Future Of Our Communities? Apply Now!


NALCAB is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. NALCAB believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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