LABWC - LA Black Worker Center

Los Angeles Black Worker Center

Operations Assistant

Based in Los Angeles, CA


The Los Angeles Black Worker Center (LABWC) is seeking an experienced Operations Assistant responsible for providing administrative and accounting support within our Operations department with a wide range of responsibilities working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. The Operations Assistant will report to the Operations Coordinator and will be organized, display excellent communication, people skills and maturity, in handling business and confidential situations.


  • Work closely and effectively with the Accounting Coordinator to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately;
  • Provide administrative support to the Co-Executive Directors, managing an extremely active calendar of appointments in Outlook and Google Calendar;
  • Process data entry while maintaining the accuracy of data inputted;
  • Arrange travel plans, itineraries, conference, convening’s and training registrations; and compile documents for travel-related meetings;
  • Compose and prepare correspondence (sometimes of a confidential nature);
  • Communicate directly, on behalf of the Accounting Coordinator and Co Executive Directors with staff board and external contacts;
  • Provide logistical support for meeting and events; catering, supplies and rental arrangements for offsite locations;
  • Process accounts payables for vendor purchases, staff expense reports and consultant payments;
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects and conflicting needs; handling matters quickly and proactively;
  • Analyze and revise operating practices to improve efficiency;
  • Maintains department files, office supplies and inventories; purchase and track supply orders
  • Participate in LABWC activities, staff and team meetings, trainings, and events.
  • Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate must demonstrate a commitment to social and economic justice, and building collective power for workers. The candidate must be proactive, have strong work ethic with a team oriented approach.

  • A minimum of 2+ years in a demanding administrative level role in a fast paced environment;
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Data entry skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word and Excel; and Google Docs;
  • Basic accounting and bookkeeping skills - billing, invoicing, purchasing and accounting software;
  • Driving for work related travel, valid CA driver’s license and auto insurance.

Full-time temporary position until December 31, 2021, up to $16 per hour depending on experience, plus a generous benefit package of health and dental insurance, retirement plan, sick, vacation and floating holidays. We are committed to our employees' health, safety, and well-being by providing flexible work hours and wellness opportunities. We are temporarily working remotely during COVID.

Application Process: This position is available immediately. Email cover letter and résumé to: careers@lablackworkercenter.org, add “Operations Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

LABWC, a project of Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. The LABWC is also an affirmative action employer. People of color, women, and LGBTQ are strongly encouraged to apply.

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