American Woman
6 - 9 weeks
Can be done remotely
Chicago, Illinois
Project Management
14 projects

Posted July 31
Member since 2017-02-09

This project is currently inactive, and cannot accept applications at this time.

Project Overview

American Woman is looking for a strategic and detail-oriented Program Project Manager to join and help the execution of a COVID-19 initiative within STEM Project Development. The Project Manager will oversee the process from beginning to end and assure all logistics are being tackled and executed within the necessary timeframes.

Your volunteer responsibilities:

- Work closely with nonprofit management and leadership teams to drive efforts of the foundation.
- Create systems and protocols that facilitate and support integrated practices for all operational and project verticals of the Foundation.
- Provide insight to direct strategy for our activities as well as the overall mission
- Setup of sustainable and automated operations, along with critical activities for the day-to-day management of the foundation, including but not limited to On-boarding, Project timelines, HR

American Woman is a Chicago-based nonprofit that seeks to increase the visibility of African-American women and girls in STEM fields. We remove barriers to success for women and girls of any age through STEM curriculum development for K-12 students, scholarships for college students, and career planning for adults. We believe that through removing these barriers and creating a culture of inclusivity in STEM, more African-American women and girls will be able to sustainably enter high-demand career paths and break intergenerational cycles of poverty.
This is an unpaid volunteer position. Volunteers are expected to make at least a 9 week commitment to assure the success of the Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the program. All tasks will be completed remotely through web video-calls; webcam capabilities preferred. Please send a resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Program Project Manager”. Please direct any inquiries to

American Woman does not discriminate in employment, internship opportunities, or volunteer involvement on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Members of marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.


Nonprofit Overview

Advancing Women and Girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics


Project management