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operations/office manager

The Oregon Community Health Worker Association (ORCHWA) is seeking a dynamic, experienced and highly organized Operations/Office Manager to join our team. This position supports ORCHWA’s administrative activities and serves as a key role in operational outcomes and efficiency.


Please submit your resume and a cover letter to hr@orchwa.org. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please include the position title “Operations/Office Manager Position” in the subject line. Position is open until filled. 

Organization Overview

The Oregon Community Health Workers Association (ORCHWA) is a non-profit association dedicated to serving as a unified voice to amplify and advocate for and with community health workers across the state of Oregon. Our work and values are centered on social justice, promotion of community health and are rooted in anti-oppressive practices.


The Operations/Office Manager supports ORCHWA’s administrative activities and serves as a key role in operational outcomes and efficiency. The Operations/Office Manager will work closely and collaboratively with the Finance Manager on accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping, and will coordinate all staff benefits and compliance, contract development, and overall administrative duties and operational function of ORCHWA.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborate with the Finance Manager on AP/AR, in compliance with fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Day to day processing of administrative matters.
  • Coordinate and schedule training for staff development and annual reviews.
  • Provide administrative support Board of Directors.
  • Attend meetings as needed and represent organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 2 years AP, AR, bookkeeping experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years office management and/or administrative experience. 
  • Success in operational and administrative management and coordination.
  • Proven success analyzing operational function of organization and identify strategies in alignment with industry promising practices to ensure high functioning.
  • Experience and comfort working and communicating cross-culturally.
  • Ability to effectively review and manage grants and/or cooperative agreements.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving to support healthy organizational culture.
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Google Suit, Microsoft Office, and QuickBooks
  • Success and comfort telecommuting.


  • Experience with process development and improvement.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing and implementing office policies.
  • Experience with oversight of policy and processes compliance.
  • Experience with accrual accounting.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Strong knowledge of and/or experience with non-profit sector.


Compensation: $48,500 - $51,000 (depending on experience)

Benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401k (available after 3-months of employment)

Employment Status: 1.0 FTE

Exemption Status: Exempt

Title of Manager: Administrative and Accounting Manager

Job Location: Portland, OR (current option of telecommuting)


ORCHWA is equity and social justice focused, with an emphasis on teamwork, self-direction, flexibility, being open to new learning experiences, and accepting and respecting diversity without judgement. Bilingual/Bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply. The equal employment opportunity policy of ORCHWA provides fair and equal opportunities for all applicants in compliance with federal, state, and local law. ORCHWA hires and promotes individuals solely on their qualifications for the job to be filled.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. ORCHWA is a scent-free environment and employees must be comfortable refraining from using perfumed products in the workplace.

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