JUUstice Washington is looking for a person with a passion for supporting social and environmental justice activism and the flexibility to use multiple skills to problem solve within a small non-profit organization. Familiarity with technology is important. A commitment of at least three years is preferred.
Essential Purpose and Skills of the Position: Partner with other staff and volunteers to ensure the efficient day-to-day operation of JUUstice Washington’s administrative and member services. Manage network communications and records. Support and advance the work of the Board, staff, and volunteers. Particularly needed are good writing skills and comfort with databases and software.
This job entails a wide range of administrative skills necessary to run a small non-profit. Demonstrated proficiency in any of the following areas would be considered a plus in hiring decisions:
- Manage Network Communications
- Develop, edit, publish, and/or disseminate communications to members using a variety of platforms (e.g., social media, WordPress Publishing, G-Suite)
- Ensure efficient day-to-day operation of JUUstice Washington
- Respond to requests for information or action from members by fulfilling the request or forwarding the request to the appropriate person as needed. Track progress until the request is fulfilled.
- Manage network records and create and maintain records as requested
- Assist in the creation, updating, and archiving of all financial, personnel, and corporate files (hard copy and digital.) including both legally mandated records and those customarily kept by JUUstice Washington
- Update the organization’s membership database(s)
- Support and advance the work of the board, staff, and volunteers
- Handle logistical details for board/staff travel, retreats, or non-virtual meetings
- Manifest a measurable commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Policies and strategic EDI goals of JUUstice Washington
- Attend training sessions offered by JUUstice Washington
- Implement EDI Policies and strategic EDI goals in own work
- Track EDI-related outcomes in own work
Ability to extend hours during major event preparation periods is desired.
- Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that their own behavior and the behavior of others are consistent with these standards and align with the values of the organization
- Build Relationships: Establish and maintain constructive and just working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization
- Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
- Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and effectively respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters
- Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
- Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively, effectively, and equitably with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
- Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine their importance, urgency, opportunities, and risks; and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
- Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities as requested.
- Plan: Help develop strategies to move the organization forward, develop goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results of those plans.
- Apply a Social Justice Lens: Be aware of and effectively respond to the intertwinement of equity, diversity, and inclusion issues in daily work
1-3 years of experience engaging in administrative support in an office setting (or equivalent)
- Co-administrators may work in an office environment or virtually, and, if virtually, will meet with other staff at set intervals. Some flexibility in setting hours is possible.
- Co-administrators usually work 6 to 8 hours per week, with opportunities for more hours of employment in the future
- Co-administrators are periodically required to work non-standard hours to attend Board meetings, trainings, or events that occur on evenings or weekends
Application deadline: Ongoing until filled
Please send resume and cover letter to
Sharon Varosh, Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.