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On a green background, We are hiring is highlighted in white and orange letters, next to it are two ears of corn. Below, on a white background it says: OPERATIONS COORDINATOR. PART-TIME. The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) is looking for a committed and politically grounded person to join our team. The Operations Coordinator position is responsible for coordinating the financial and administrative tasks that keep our organization running. Ideal start date: August 29, 2022. Location: Oakland, CA. Flexible schedule: 10-15 hours/week. Financial and personnel administration (50%). Fundraising operations administration (50%). And on a green background, the NISGUA logo and application link: bit.ly/NISGUAhiring-OC. More information at NISGUA@gmail.com

NISGUA SEEKS PART TIME OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Ideal Start Date: Monday, August 29, 2022
Location: Bay area/Oakland, CA
Flexible schedule 10-15h/wk

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR ROLE

The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) seeks a committed and politically grounded individual to join our team. The Operations Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the financial and administrative tasks that keep our organization running. This includes: working alongside staff and board to craft our annual budget, processing and tracking all donations, managing relationships with vendors, and ensuring the timely payment of all expenses, including payroll and taxes.

ABOUT NISGUA

NISGUA works in the U.S. and Guatemala bilaterally to strengthen the global movement for justice, human dignity, and respect for the Earth. Formed in 1981 at the height of Guatemala’s Internal Armed Conflict, NISGUA’s network today is composed of thousands of people across the U.S. who demand justice, challenge corporate-led development, and push to change current U.S. policies. Using strategies that include international human rights accompaniment, digital organizing and communications, horizontal exchange, rapid response activism, and campaigns, NISGUA builds mutually beneficial, cross-border networks to support social and environmental activists in Guatemala. NISGUA believes our social movements in the U.S. are fundamentally linked with the struggles of communities and organizations in Guatemala. For more information visit www.nisgua.org

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Financial and Personnel Administration (50%): Budget creation and management, payroll, vendor relationships, payments, payroll, etc.
  • Fundraising Operations Administration (50%): Processing and tracking donations, sending donor acknowledgements, managing donor database, etc.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

    • Commitment to supporting a culture of feedback, accountability, wellness, and mutual support
    • Commitment to human rights and social, economic, ecological, racial, and disability justice
    • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, working independently and within a team that operates using horizontal decision-making
    • Experience in organizational administration including: budget drafting, data entry, fundraising administration, etc.
    • Background in accounting
    • Experience with a variety of digital platforms, for example: Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks, and Network for Good
    • Located in the Bay Area, with ability do regular tasks in Oakland (weekly to bi-weekly)

COMPENSATION

Part time staff are paid $28/hr and receive prorated paid vacation, along with a paid sick time package.

NISGUA is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. Black people, people of Indigenous and/or Central American identity/descent, People of Color, anti-racist organizers, and queer/LGBTQI people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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