CEN Operations Coordinator 


Are you looking for an opportunity to support your community and engage with local nonprofits? CEN is searching for a detail-oriented and customer-focused individual to join the team as CEN’s operations coordinator. This position will take on a pivotal role in CEN’s growth by helping to support critical areas of our business (operations, marketing, & development). You'll experience a rewarding and professional working environment committed to recognizing the value of staff's growth, ideas, and talents. Staff also enjoy access to our training and professional development programs at no cost.


About CEN

At the Center for Excellence in Nonprofits (CEN), we believe that effective leadership is critical to the success of the nonprofit organizations in this community. We are committed to building strong relationships with our nonprofit colleagues, fully understanding their challenges, providing access to exceptional resources to meet their needs, and connecting nonprofit and community leaders in ways that strengthen us all.

As the established local resource for information on nonprofit leadership and governance, CEN works closely with nonprofit organizations throughout Silicon Valley and supports a diverse group of chief executives, emerging leaders, and board members. We strive to develop strong community partnerships and offer inclusive programs that serve all levels of nonprofit professionals with varying backgrounds, passions, and goals.


CEN’s vision is a powerful, vibrant and effective nonprofit community. We enable leaders to learn and implement the best practices of management and governance in their organizations for the betterment of the communities they serve.


Our mission is to improve the long-term sustainability of nonprofit leaders and organizations by offering the highest quality programs, consultation, training and community-building networks.



Job Description

This is your opportunity to join an organization that is dedicated to supporting current and future nonprofit leaders and building a strong and equitable community. The CEN operations coordinator will be a key part of the CEN team. Reporting to the director of operations and development, this role will be responsible for providing strong customer service, administrative support for marketing and fund development activities, and management of general operations.

This hourly position is in office, part-time (about 20hrs/week and will be mostly remote until shelter-in-place is lifted) with competitive benefits (including access to our training and professional development programs at no cost) and significant growth potential. Compensation of $20-$25/hour based on experience.


The Operations Coordinator Duties Include:


Skills and Qualifications:


Preferred skills include:


To Apply

CEN is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Consistent with its obligations under the law, CEN will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume via email to: recruit@cen.orgNote that applications without a cover letter will not be considered and we respectfully request no phone calls.