Pioneer Valley Workers Center

Pioneer Valley Workers Center

Operations Manager

Based in Northampton, MA

The Pioneer Valley Workers Center (PVWC) builds power with low-wage workers and immigrants throughout Western Massachusetts. Visit our website to learn more at: pvworkerscenter.org!

We seek an Operations Manager to perform multiple administrative and financial tasks. (15 hours/week, or potential for creating a full time job by combining this position with a similar position working for the organization that shares our office space.) This position oversees office operations, and is the primary person responsible for managing PVWC financial and donor information, working closely with PVWC’s Co-Directors and Organizers.


  • Use QuickBooks to track all income and expenses.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements.
  • Maintain organizational financial records.
  • Make weekly trips to the bank.
  • Process all checks and payments.
  • Coordinate payroll logistics with accountant.
  • Work with Co-Directors and Board on annual audit, tax reporting.

Database Management

  • Manage donor and grant records.
  • Enter data; train and supervise office interns to do the same.
  • Process incoming gifts, ensure that gifts are well recorded and donors thanked.

Communications and Fundraising Administration

  • Coordinate fundraising mailings, including direct mail appeals.
  • Assist with donor communications, including thank-you letters and cards.
  • Help with coordinating administrative logistics for fundraising events.
  • Manage email lists and website.
  • Support PVWC team with other administrative tasks as needed.


  • Self-directed, with excellent attention to many small details.
  • Ability to successfully juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Ability to record financial information and manage QuickBooks. Or, for PVWC Worker Committee members, willingness to learn these skills.
  • Familiarity with CRM database systems. (Maybe you’re the kind of person who thinks that keeping a database perfectly organized sounds like fun.) Or, for PVWC Worker Committee members, willingness to learn.
  • Great communication skills including writing and speaking.
  • Spanish proficiency is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred but not required.
  • 1-2 years of experience in office administration and bookkeeping is preferred.

Benefits: Great flexibility and work environment. The PVWC operates as a collective, and is an unusually non-hierarchical workplace. While this position is a supervised one, and is not a worker-owner track job, it offers an opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic team.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and résumé, and list two references with name and contact information to pvworkerscenter@gmail.com by July 20.

Compensation: $16-18/hour, at 15 hours a week.

Start date: Between August 1 and August 15, 2019.

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