Program Associate

About the JF Maddox Foundation

At the JF Maddox Foundation, we work with our grantee partners to overcome challenges and accelerate opportunities in Lea County, New Mexico.  We connect with various community partners including municipalities, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations to identify needs and develop meaningful change.  We think big, dig deep, and connect the community to cultivate big-picture possibilities in Lea County, New Mexico.


The JF Maddox Foundation is currently seeking a Program Associate in Hobbs, New Mexico.  Under general supervision, the Program Associate provides assistance to the Program Officers in developing prospective grants, reviewing unsolicited grant proposals, monitoring grantee performance, preparing analytical reports, and researching identified community issues.


Requires a high school diploma and at least one year of experience with writing and reviewing comprehensive reports; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been attained. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

The individual must have excellent grammar, spelling, and business writing skills, superior professional-level written and verbal communication skills, as well as  a high degree of professionalism, strong organizational and analytical skills.  Demonstrated ability in managing a wide variety of tasks simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines is required.  Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team as well as the ability to maintain confidential information.

Should be comfortable with public speaking as some public speaking is required.

Requires professional-level computer skills to include experience with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.

Prior experience with nonprofit organizations and experience with generating financial analytical reports are strongly preferred.

Some travel may be required.

How To Apply

To apply, email resume with cover letter to Mayra Lovas at  If you have any questions about the position, please email or call Mayra Lovas at (575)393-6338 ext. 140.