Administrative Associate

DEPARTMENT: Operations

LOCATION: Remote Position

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

The Center for Third World Organizing is a racial justice organization dedicated to building social justice movements led by people of color. We were established in 1980 as a training and resource center that promotes and sustains direct-action organizing in communities of color in the United States.

We believe in creating a pipeline of organizers that are equipped with both the fundamentals of organizing as well as new, innovative and creative tactics & strategies. We believe that those historically marginalized should lead this fight.


CTWO seeks an Administrative Associate to support the Executive Director. This position is a part-time role for a highly organized and dedicated administrator and organizer.


  • Provide primary administrative support to the Executive Director and Operations Team
  • Manage busy schedules, and anticipate necessary background material, directions, and other items required for meetings.
  • Maintain busy calendars, schedule meetings, and ensure the Executive Director arrives at meetings on time
  • Handle a broad range of duties from day to day operational activities to scheduling meetings and correspondence with external partners and their assistants
  • Manage work priorities through project management tools.
  • Managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist in brainstorming sessions
  • Manage a large volume of travel planning including airline reservations, hotel accommodations, car rental reservations, car service arrangements, and driving directions as needed
  • Process and track expense reports and reimbursements
  • Performing ad hoc projects as needed for the Operations Team


  • You are attentive to details and systems-minded. You love - or at least, are very comfortable with a spreadsheet, database, and other project management tools.

  • You are values-driven. You have a strong commitment to Racial and Economic Justice.
  • You are a problem solver and an accountable self-starter. You know when to ask for help, but also don’t mind brainstorming potential solutions. You can look at a page of notes, pull out the follow-up items, and get started.


  • 3-years of experience with substantial administrative and project management experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with G-Suite, Calendly, and Asana
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Desire to work in the Social Justice field.


CTWO offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive, progressive benefits program to attract, retain, and motivate a high-performing and dedicated workforce. The salary range for this position is full time $25,000/year - 30,000/year. This is a 20-hour, Monday-Friday, position. Benefits that are included is:

  • Unlimited Vacation Time (After 3-Month Probationary Period)
  • Monthly Stipends
    • Phone - $25
    • Office - $25
    • Wellness - $75

CTWO is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. CTWO encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

CTWO COVID-19 Vaccination policy

Please note that all employees at the Center for Third World Organizing must live in the United States and work remotely from home with a preference to live on the East Coast (New York is strongly preferred). Candidates must be able and willing to travel for work purposes. COVID-19 vaccination is required of all employees.