Program Associate

Chicago, Illinois /
Field Operations – Program Associate /
Full time
CORE is a humanitarian non-profit organization seeking a Program Associate to join its team to assist with the CORE COVID-19 Vaccine Response Team. Qualified applicants should be able to start immediately.


    • Assist in field-based humanitarian response activities that support local vaccine clinics.
    • Adhere to safety protocols at all times.
    • Follow all CORE procedures and help implement at clinical sites.
    • Duties could include patient interaction (pre-screening patients for appointments, checking in/registering patients, documenting vaccine administration, observing patients post-vaccine, checking out)
    • Greeting and pedestrian traffic flow
    • Vehicle traffic management
    • Performing inventory, and other organizational tasks around site.
    • Perform any other work-related duties if applicable.


    • At least two years of professional experience, ideally in the humanitarian sector.
    • Excellent analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity.
    • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office (including MS Word, Excel) and registration software platforms
    • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of CORE.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent written and spoken English. Bilingual in Spanish or another language preferable.
    • Ability to communicate openly and maintain good relationship within the team, government and other local authorities, donor, and other stake holders.
    • Responsive, motivated, willingness to take responsibility.
    • Ability to cope with stress and to adhere to deadlines and respect line management.
    • Well-organized and proactive approach to managing tasks
    • Attention to detail 
    • Practical and problem-solver.
    • Must be able to stand in two-hour intervals in personal protective equipment.
    • Must be at least 18 years old and have reliable transportation to and from work site.
    • Bilingual is a plus. Polish and English.