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Causa Justa Just Cause

Operations Lead

Admin – San Francisco, Oakland, California
Department Admin
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $47,000–$58,000

Organizational Mission


Causa Justa :: Just Cause [CJJC] builds grassroots power and leadership to create strong, equitable communities. Born from a visionary merger between a Black housing rights organization and a Latin@ immigrant rights organization, we build bridges of solidarity between working class communities of color. Through rights-based services, policy campaigns, civic engagement, and direct action, we improve conditions in our neighborhoods in Oakland and San Francisco and contribute to building the larger multi-racial, multi-generational movement needed for fundamental change. Find out more about CJJC on our website:

Please note: all applications must include a cover letter describing why you are interested in working with CJJC and what you can contribute to our mission and vision.

Position Summary

CJJC is hiring for the position of full-time non-exempt Operations Lead. The Ops Lead works as part of the Administration Team, to build institutional stability, health and efficiency. They ensure the smooth functioning of facilities, supply management and administrative systems through being the main contact for daily operations of the organization for all CJJC offices (currently Oakland, Mission and Bayview); and works closely and supervises the Technology Coordinator. This position requires working out of all three offices. The Operations Lead is supervised by the Admin Lead.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities include

  • Leads Operations Team

  • Supervises Tech Coordinator

  • Order And Stock All Office Supplies and Equipment

  • Manage Office Upkeep, Chore Rotation and Other Duties Related to Keeping Our Offices Clean And Functional

  • Manage Vendors and Contracts including Janitorial, Office Supplies, Building Management, Copier, Telephone, Etc

  • Support Technology Coordinator in managing existing Office and Technology Equipment and Tech Planning Implementation

  • Maintain Records for Contracts, Business Registrations, and Insurance Enrollments

  • Manage Paper and Digital Filing Systems

  • Manage Operations Budget

  • Develop, Along With Rest of Admin Team, Office Policies And Protocols, Train Staff and Monitor Implementation

  • Plan and Execute Logistics for Some Organizational Activities Including Retreats and Trainings

Program Support

All CJJC staff is expected to support our core work of grassroots community organizing. This may include supporting community members' activities, supporting meeting and event logistics, and participating in voter education and grassroots fundraising. 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising

  • Outstanding Organization and Work-planning Skills and Impeccable Attention to Detail;

  • Experience, Expertise, And Skills In Organizational Operations Work, Including Office Operations, Communications Systems, Technology & Equipment Systems;

  • Proficiency With Computer Operations And Programs, Including, Excel, Word, Database, Google Suites On Both Mac And PC;

  • Alignment With CJJC Vision and Mission;

  • Self-Motivated, Proven Ability to Work Independently;

  • Stellar Communication Skills and High Emotional Intelligence;

  • Dedication and Ability to Work Flexible Hours;

  • Proficiency or Fluency In Spanish a plus; and

  • Valid Driver License and Access to a Reliable Vehicle

Hiring Details

  • Salary Range:  $47,000- $58,000 depending on experience.  

  • Position includes generous benefits package including vacation, sick time, holidays, full medical, dental, vision, life and Health Reimbursement Account.

  • Position open until filled. People of color, immigrants, women, trans* and queer people are strongly encouraged to apply.
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