Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant 

Business Unit: Operations


UniversalGiving® is an award-winning nonprofit allowing people to donate and volunteer with top-performing, vetted organizations all over the world. 100% goes directly to the cause. All partner organizations are vetted with our proprietary Quality Model™. UniversalGiving® has been featured on the homepage of Bloomberg, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. UniversalGiving® has been featured in more than 16 books, including the new edition Harvard Business Review Book, HBR Guide to Delivering Effective Feedback, Arianna Huffington’s, Thrive and Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen’s Giving 2.0. We have also been acknowledged five times on Great Nonprofits’ annual Top Nonprofits lists and are highlighted in Huffington Post's list of best volunteering matching websites. We continue to gain momentum, with dozens of articles in the Christian Science Monitor and monthly contributions on Forbes. To date, we have matched more than 20,000 volunteers and $31 million dollars’ worth of volunteer hours.


Job Summary 

The Operations Assistant will focus on UniversalGiving®’s operational projects, reporting to the Co-Lead Office of the CEO and Operations Associate.  As the Operations Assistant,  you will be working 2-3 days, ideally in our San Francisco office located in the Financial District. We really appreciate your office presence since you will play an important role in modeling our values. However, if you are a very strong candidate, you can work virtually.  We are a highly global and diverse team.  

The Operations Assistant will help with Management follow-ups with other team members and  UniversalGiving® contacts; Recruiting team needs; Organizational projects including tax filings, organizing online documents on Google Drive and Dropbox, and updating operational documents. With proven Positive Attitude and Positive Execution, you will attain more advanced projects in research and operations. The candidate should have high professional standards, and strong written and communication skills. The candidate is ready to engage with a smart, efficient, and globally impactful nonprofit.


You must have strong verbal and written skills. Otherwise, please do not apply.

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To Apply: 

Email your resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and a list of three references to jobs@universalgiving.org with "Operations Assistant" in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.


UniversalGiving® is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations.


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