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Who's Hiring? 9 Orgs Hiring for Admin Roles

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Administrative roles are integral to any organization, frequently offering support across all departments and teams. From resource management to clerical duties, admins not only play a critical role in the seamless execution of day-to-day operations, but they also help lay the groundwork for strategic decision-making and the long-term sustainability of an organization’s goals. 

This month, we’re highlighting nine organizations hiring for administrative roles on Idealist. Regardless of your experience level, we hope that one of the following job opportunities can help you further your own social-impact career. 

1. New Partners Community Solar, Washington, DC

New Partners Community Solar believes that the health, environmental, and economic benefits of renewable energy should be accessible to everyone, regardless of income. By producing clean renewable energy on a variety of rooftops, engaging solar job trainees from low-income communities, and partnering with nonprofit affordable housing developers, their mission is to promote environmental justice. They are hiring a Director of Operations to work in a hybrid capacity near Washington, DC. 

2. Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, Vermont

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) is governed by a board of locally-elected representatives that spans across 30 municipalities. The primary goals of (TRORC) are to advocate for the needs of our member towns and to articulate a vision for building a thriving regional economy while enhancing the region’s quality of life. They are hiring a Finance Manager to work in a hybrid capacity in Vermont. 

3.  International Funders for Indigenous Peoples, Sacramento, CA 

The International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) is the only global funders network dedicated to fostering partnerships among Indigenous Peoples and funders around the globe. IFIP is dedicated to shifting power, mobilizing resources, and building partnerships to amplify Indigenous leadership and to support the self-determination and rights of Indigenous Peoples. They are hiring an Operations Associate (Bilingual) to work in a hybrid capacity in Sacramento, CA.

4. Global Village Project, Decatur, GA

The Global Village Project was founded in 2009 as a model for innovative, equitable refugee education. As the only school in the U.S. for refugee girls, they aim to remove the barriers to students’ learning and amplify their voices as creative young leaders. They are hiring a Director of People & Operations to work on-site in Decatur, GA.

5. University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Their 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C. and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. They are hiring an Administrative Coordinator to work on-site in College Park, MD.

6. California Community Choice Association, Remote Role, California

The California Community Choice Association’s mission is to create a legislative and regulatory environment that supports the development and long-term sustainability of locally-run Community Choice Aggregation electricity providers in California. They are hiring an Operations Manager & Board Clerk to work remotely in California.

7. SMS Research Foundation, Remote Role

The Smith-Magenis Research Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children born every day with SMS. We fund only the best, most comprehensive SMS research projects along with the best and brightest scientists focused in this area. They are hiring an Administrative Coordinator to work remotely. 

8. Law for Black Lives, Remote Role

Law For Black Lives (L4BL) is dedicated to transforming the legal field by promoting movement lawyering and cultivating a national community of radical law students, lawyers, and legal workers to advance Black Liberation. They are hiring an Operations & Administration Manager to work remotely. 

9. Thousand Currents, Remote Role

Thousand Currents is a public foundation funding grassroots work that addresses the interdependent issues of food sovereignty, alternative economies, and climate justice in the Global South. They partner with an ecosystem of formations, including, but not limited to, movements, grassroots groups, and research institutions in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America. They are hiring a Controller to work remotely. 


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Kyle Kaplan

I'm a Project Manager for the Idealist Marketing and Communications team. Besides overseeing operations from behind the scenes and providing general administrative support, I love spending time meditating, writing, and caring for animals.

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