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OSAC’s Team is Growing – Join Us!

OSAC is Hiring

Part-Time Advocacy Coordinator Position 

The Advocacy Coordinator is a part-time position (usually 20 hours per week) located in Portland.  This is an excellent opportunity to support a small and growing nonprofit focused on bringing advocates together to have a unified voice about issues that affect their lives.The ideal candidate has administrative and accounting experience, is highly organized, and is highly skilled at working with a diverse community. Passion for social justice or disability civil rights issues is a must! 

Job description

This position reports to the Executive Director.  Periodic travel is required. 

Job duties:

  • Coordinate travel, reservations and other logistics for OSAC meetings and other events.
  • Support Director to implement OSAC projects and strategic plan activities.  This includes help with planning tasks on a timeline.
  • Assist Director to draft emails and letters.
  • Write monthly invoice reports and submit to funders with invoice.
  • Support to the Board and Director during Board meetings.
  • Process invoices and payroll, pay bills, purchase supplies, produce periodic budget reports, work with CPA to process required legal and financial documents, and work with the Treasurer to prepare budget reports to the board.
  • Develop a fundraising committee to pursue grant writing and fund raising opportunities.
  • Maintain Word Press website, manage listserv and update social media.
  • Provide administrative support to OSAC Committee meetings in person or by phone.
  • Complete other administrative tasks as requested

Required skills, experience and attributes

  • Comfortable taking directions from persons with disabilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills – team player
  • Ability to maintain relationships with community partners, OSAC members, funders and others
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with QuickBooks or similar bookkeeping software
  • Experience maintaining a Word Press website, managing social media, or using Constant Contact (or other similar service)
  • Experience working with a diverse group of persons with and without disabilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation and auto insurance required
  • Flexible schedule
  • Independently motivated to get things done
  • Strong desire to help OSAC grow
  • Passion for social justice or disability civil rights issues is a must!

Applications are due by June 10th, 2019!

Learn more about the Advocacy Coordinator position and how to apply by following the link below to Mac’s List. Apply through Mac’s List by the end of business on June 10th.

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919 NE 19th Ave, Suite 275
Portland, Oregon  97232

Phone Number

(971) 258-7697


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