Operations Manager

Assist with management of finances; Manage database & keep records updated; Troubleshoot technology issues as needed; Purchase and maintain supplies, postage, computers, cars, and office equipment; Assist with other administrative support as needed; Assist with outreach to farmworkers and general SAF organizational work as time permits

SAF Misssion:  Founded in 1992, SAF is a non-profit organization that brings students and farmworkers together to learn about each other's lives, share resources and skills, improve conditions for farmworkers, and build diverse coalitions working for social change. www.saf-unite.org


Staff Size: 7 full-time, 1 part-time and 45 youth, interns & fellows           



  • Assist with management of finances—enter checks, bank deposits, credit card deposits, payroll, & journal entries into QuickBooks; reconcile reports; check for missing receipts; assist with annual audit

  • Manage database & keep records updated

  • Manage car maintenance

  • Troubleshoot technology issues as needed

  • Purchase and maintain supplies, postage, computers and office equipment

  • Assist with filing & other administrative support as needed

  • Assist with outreach to farmworkers and general SAF organizational work as time permits


  • Passionate about farmworker justice

  • Experience with QuickBooks Online, basic accounting & payroll

  • Knowledge of data management systems (experience with NEON & GivePulse a plus)

  • Experience troubleshooting technology glitches

  • Knowledge of office procedures

  • Excellent organizational and archival skills and attention to detail

  • Able to adapt to changes at work/be flexible and cooperate with others

  • Computer skills on MacintoshAssociate’s Degree in relevant field OR 2 years administrative experience, preferably with a nonprofit

  • Able to make at least at least a 2-3 year commitment

  • Bicultural and excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish & English (preferred)

  • SAF alumni (preferred)

  • From farmworker family (preferred)

HOURS OF WORK: 16 hours/week flexible schedule Mon-Fri


START DATE: March 2018

Organization Name: 
Student Action with Farmworkers
Career Level: 
Salary range: 
SALARY & BENEFITS: $16.20-23.89/hour depending on experience; prorated health & dental insurance, vacation, holidays, and personal/sick leave; union contract
Job Type: 
Part Time
Triangle Area NC
Durham County
Organization Type: 
How to Apply: 

TO APPLY: Mail or Email (1) a one page cover letter explaining why you want this position and (2) up to three-page resume with 3 references’ names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses to: SAF Hiring Committee, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, NC  27705, mwiggins@duke.edu; Questions: Melinda Wiggins, 919-660-3616

SAF is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.