Courageous Sailing, a 501(c)3 nonprofit engaged in sailing education for Boston youth, seeks a high energy office manager to keep the wheels turning at our boat house on Pier 4 in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Bookkeeping, HR and payroll processing, organizational management, and regular communication with staff and board members comprise the basic requirements of this position. Working alongside a committed staff, the well-organized, detail-oriented self-starter has the opportunity to transform these abilities into specific transferable job skills within a supportive, fast-paced work environment.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Office Manager operates independently to take primary responsibility for managing the non-programmatic aspects of the organization. This position is fundamental to the organization’s ability to operate smoothly and economically. Major tasks include bookkeeping, processing payroll, general office administration and correspondence, and acting as the recording secretary for the Board of Directors. A true team player, the Office Manager plays a role in many aspects of the organization and works closely with the Executive Director to assist in both daily and big picture operations.
The ideal candidate will arrive on the pier with an excellent work ethic, organizational skills, and capacity for multitasking; experience with accounting and spreadsheet software; exemplary communication and writing skills; and the maturity to responsibly handle sensitive information and situations. This is a part-time year round position with peak workload in the spring and summer months. Compensation range: $18-22/hour, based on skills and experience.
These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
The Office Manager position requires a high level of proficiency in bookkeeping and office administration.
Minimum qualifications include:
Courageous Sailing is a non-profit sailing center dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved populations of youth through sailing. The program has been in continuous operation since 1987 and is based in the Charlestown Navy Yard on Boston Harbor. The youth program is supported by the operation of the adult program, grants, corporate sponsorships, individual donations and fundraising events.
COURAGEOUS SAILING is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Courageous Sailing does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic, disability or veteran/Reserve/National Guard status.