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Job Announcement: Administrative Associate

The Basics

Type: Part-Time

Salary: $1,667/month

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits administered by Tides.

About Us

A project of Tides Advocacy, Oregon Futures Lab is the nonprofit, nonpartisan arm of Color PAC. We uplift leaders of color to enter public office and govern effectively across Oregon.

About the Job

The Administrative Associate will have primary responsibility for implementing and improving the administrative functions that support Oregon Futures Lab fundraising efforts. The position includes typical office and light accounting duties, as well as fundraising and event coordination responsibilities. This person will be a partner to the Executive Director and Program Manager, a key member of the Oregon Futures Lab and Color PAC team, and will have the opportunity to regularly participate in meetings and events with current and emerging Oregon leaders. The position will be part-time in 2019, with room to grow into full-time in 2020.

Full Job Description HERE.

Who We’ll Hire


  • Lived experience with racism and other forms of systemic oppression

  • Impeccable organization and time management skills

  • Excellent and proactive communication, both written and verbal

  • High attention to detail

  • Successful experience creating and managing budgets

  • Strong computer and database skills, or willingness to learn quickly

  • Ability to respectfully take direction from the Executive Director and  "manage up” as needed

  • Must be available to work 20 hours per week on weekdays between 8:30am-5:30pm


  • Experience with EveryAction database

  • Experience with supervision of interns and volunteers

  • College degree in business, administration, or finance

How TO Apply

Email a cover letter and resume as one attachment by March 13, 2019 to Ana del Rocío, Executive Director,

Oregon Futures Lab is an EOE/People of Color/People with Disabilities/LGBTQIA employer

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