Jobs at APANO2020-06-26T18:49:00+00:00

APANO is always looking for talented and passionate folks to join our awesome staff. Please see the openings currently available below.

Finance Assistant

Position Title: Finance Assistant

Reports to: Director of Finance

Employee Classification: Regular, full-time, hourly

Hours: Flexible work hours, 40 hours per week

Compensation: $18.85-$21.21/hr-based on experience

Benefits: Generous 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K plan with employer match; subsidized transit pass; cell phone reimbursement; paid time off & 14 paid holidays annually. Currently working remotely until further notice, with occasional in-office administrative duties as needed.

About APANO: 

APANO (the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon) unites Asians and Pacific Islanders to build power, develop leaders, and advance equity through organizing, advocacy, community development, and cultural work. We envision a just world where Asians and Pacific Islanders and communities who share our aspirations and struggles have the power, resources, and voice to determine our own futures, and where we work in solidarity to drive political, social, economic, and cultural change. APANO has a 501(c)(3) organization called APANO Communities United Fund (APANO CUF) and works closely with its affiliate 501(c)(4) organization, APANO. 

Position Description: 

The Finance Assistant ensures APANO’s daily transactions are collated and presented to our external accounting firm to guarantee an accurate and timely month-end close. They will also assist the Director of Finance in the accurate and timely filing of C3 and C4 payroll functions. This individual will join a growing, seasoned team of member-leaders and staff working to win concrete change in the lives of Asian and Pacific Islanders in Oregon and beyond. 

Bookkeeping (80%)

  • Be primarily responsible for bookkeeping functions, including:

    • Learning, understanding, and adhering to APANO’s chart of accounts, ensuring proper coding of revenue and expenditures and communicating with non-fiscal staff on use of coding for grant tracking purposes. 

    • Accurately separating revenue and expenditures for APANO’s C3 and C4 organizations.

    • Organizing deposits and providing coding and back-up documentation to external accounting firm.

    • Working closely with the Director of Finance to make sure accurate invoices are distributed each month.

    • Researching past due payments and following up on past due accounts with the direction of relevant program staff.

    • Organizing vendor invoices and posts in Bill.com, providing supporting documentation to guarantee vendors are paid in an accurate and timely fashion.

    • Ensuring all credit card transactions are fully supported, documented, and coded to guarantee a timely month-end reconciliation.

    • Following and obtaining proper approval for all APANO expenditures.

    • Creating systems to track, manage, and improve records management inter- departmentally and with the external accounting firm.

Payroll (20%)

  • Be responsible for payroll processing, including:

    • Coordinating with the external accounting firm to ensure timely preparation and filing of W2s/W3s and 1099s/1098s.

    • Maintaining timesheet collection, with proper coding to grants and contracts.

    • Working in concert with the Director of Finance to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing through ADP.

    • Adhering to APANO’s employment policies and procedures.

    • Assisting with tracking and recording PTO.

    • Distributing paychecks as needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

Required:

  • Minimum one year of experience in nonprofit fund accounting

  • Thorough understanding of cash versus accrual accounting

  • Strong organizational, customer service, and communication skills

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and manage timelines

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong team player able to work effectively with colleagues across various teams

  • Intermediate-level knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel

  • Knowledge of Bill.com and Jotform functions

Preferred, but not required:

  • Respect for and demonstrated experience working with Asian Pacific Americans as well as an understanding of issues affecting API communities

  • Asian and/or Pacific Islander language proficiency, both spoken and written

  • Deep commitment to and vision for APANO’s mission and strategic plan, including an understanding of the role of grassroots community organizing in social change and movement building

  • A commitment to APANO’s mission, vision, and values and to helping build a healthy workplace culture

How to Apply

Priority review will be given to applications submitted by February 4, 2022. To apply, email your complete application to jobs@apano.org with the subject line “Finance Assistant.”

Complete applications include:

  • Cover letter (1 pages max) clearly outlining the specific skills and knowledge you bring to the job and how they are a good fit with the responsibilities of the position.  

  • A resume detailing relevant experience, work history, education and accomplishments.

  • If you proceed to a final round of review, we will ask for 3 references with contact information and your relationship to the reference. (You may include these references in your initial application, but it is not required.)

APANO and APANO Communities United Fund are actively seeking to increase representation and develop the leadership of women, LGBTQ people, people with lived experience of economic injustices, and other underrepresented groups, including diverse API communities, both within the organization and the broader racial justice movement in Oregon and API communities. APANO and APANO Communities United Fund are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected classification.

 

By |December 22nd, 2021|

Community Space Coordinator

Position Title: Community Space Coordinator 

Reports to: Event & Community Space Manager

Employee Classification: Regular, full-time, Hourly

Hours: Full time (40 hours per week)

Compensation: $20.02 – $21.24/hr-based on experience

Benefits: Generous 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K plan with employer match; subsidized transit pass; cell phone reimbursement; paid time off & 14 paid holidays annually. Flexible work hours and remote work until further notice. 

About APANO:

APANO (The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon) unites Asians and Pacific Islanders to build power, develop leaders, and advance equity through organizing, advocacy, community development, and cultural work. We envision a just world where Asians and Pacific Islanders and communities who share our aspirations and struggles have the power, resources, and voice to determine our own futures, and where we work in solidarity to drive political, social, economic, and cultural change. APANO has a 501(c)(3) organization called APANO Communities United Fund (CUF) and works closely with its affiliate 501(c)(4) organization, APANO. 

Position Description: 

At APANO, the Community Space Coordinator will play a critical role in the Community Space Department by demonstrating flexibility, adaptability, and precision throughout a wide range of job duties. This position is best suited to someone who is excited about community programs and social justice, adaptable, diplomatic, calm under stress, hard-working, detail oriented, and able to meet deadlines.

The Community Space Coordinator requires the ability to liaise with the public, answer questions, provide resources to community members, and collaboratively produce empowering events and programs. We are looking for someone who is dependable, approachable, experienced in crowd management, and mindful about security concerns. The Community Space Coordinator works with the Community Space Team and other APANO Staff to produce exceptional events and community programs, coordinate resources in the Orchards of 82 Community Space, and other duties as assigned. The Community Space Coordinator responsibilities include event coordination and production, A/V support for online & hybrid events, facilities & supplies coordination, catering & bartending, event set-up & take-down, crowd management, administrative support, developing program material, research, grant writing, and liaising with community members, contractors, vendors, donors, and clients. The Community Space Coordinator reports to the APANO Event & Community Space Manager. This position requires current COVID vaccination and the ability to acquire a Multnomah Food Handlers Card and Oregon OLCC Server Permit. 

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, and is currently 95% remote due to COVID-19. The current schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 AM – 5 PM and Wednesday 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Night and weekend availability are required due to Community Space programs. When the APANO Orchards of 82 Community Space reopens for public events the weekly schedule will be Tuesday – Saturday to accommodate Community Space programs. 

The ideal candidate will have most of the following skills and experience:

Primary Responsibilities:

During the COVID-19 pandemic, 95% of work is remote; when the Orchards of 82 Community Space opens, work will likely be a hybrid of onsite and remote work.

Event Production (65%)

  • Provide exceptional customer service while performing a wide range of duties.
  • Coordinate events and programs: liaise with community members, clients, interpreters, guests, and vendors.
  • Support online & hybrid events as AV/Tech and in other support roles. 
  • Develop & produce social justice programs for a diverse audience and community. 
  • Coordinate & liaise with clients and community members onsite during events and community programs. 
  • Set-up event furniture and other objects according to event design. 
  • Set-up event AV needs and trouble-shoot as needed.
  • Strike event furniture and other objects, and tidy space during and post events. 
  • On-site coordination of events including nights and weekends.
  • Support a variety of interdepartmental APANO programs including but not limited to Resilience Series, East Portland Arts & Literary Festival, Liberation in Practice, Voices of Change, and the Jade Night Market. 
  • This position interacts with a diverse public and second language ability is a bonus as programming is regularly offered in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Spanish. 

Community Space Inventory & Resource Coordination (10%)

  • Coordinate supplies, furniture, and other material resources of the O82 Community Space.
  • Help maintain inventory, organization, cleanliness, suggest improvements, and other responsibilities assigned as needed. 

Administration & Meetings (10%)

  • Fulfill administrative duties including research and program support. 
  • Review and refine operational manuals and guides. 
  • Participate in the Safety Committee and other APANO committees as needed. 

Grant Writing & Research (5%)

  • Support Community Space Programs and initiatives through research and grant writing. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • General knowledge of event culture, procedures, and best practices.
  • Experience working in, or volunteering with, a social justice non-profit. 
  • Experience working with diverse populations. 
  • 2-3+ years of event production, customer service, retail, or restaurant experience.
  • Experience working with AV/Tech including, but not limited to, Zoom, projectors, sound systems, and microphones. 
  • Ability to respond promptly and professionally to all communications. 
  • Ability to accurately multi-task, meet/beat deadlines, remain organized, remain calm under pressure, and remain diplomatic. 
  • Ability to see the big picture, while examining the details; the ability to dream fearlessly. 
  • Willingness to learn, excitement about social justice work, and experience with DEI, decolonization, and community organizing. 
  • COVID19 Vaccination.
  • Valid driver’s license with ability to pass MVR check.
  • Must be of legal drinking age in the US.
  • OLCC Servers Permit (or willing to obtain / continuing education funds available). 
  • Food Handlers Card (or willing to obtain / continuing education funds available).
  • Lift up to 40 pounds from standing or squatting position.
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite; familiarity with Adobe Suite preferred.
  • Represent the values and mission of APANO.
  • Learn and follow all APANO, OSHA, and Portland Fire Marshal guidelines. 
  • Work effectively with volunteers, APANO staff, event clients, and the general public. Promote equity and inclusion goals.

The following are preferred, but not requirements:

  • Asian and/or Pacific Islander language proficiency 
  • Experience with POS and CRM systems

Travel Required 

In-state travel is required for this position. Must possess a valid driver license and provide proof of insurance if using own vehicle, or if renting, must be insurable. Must be able to drive a motor vehicle safely and use a seat belt when in operation. Mileage and travel expenses are reimbursed per APANO policy.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and this position will be open until filled. Priority will be given to applicants who submit their application by 1/14/2022.

Applications should be emailed as a single attached document (PDF preferred) to jobs@apano.org with subject “Community Space Coordinator.” 

Complete applications include:

  • Cover letter (1-page max) clearly outlining your interest in APANO, this 

position, and the specific skills and knowledge that you would bring to the job. Clearly describe your experience working in, or volunteering with, a social justice non-profit organization. Clearly describe your event production experience. 

  • A resume (2-page max) with relevant experience, work history, education, and accomplishments
  • [If advanced to finalist stage] 3 references, with contact information, and your relationship to the reference 

APANO and APANO Communities United Fund are actively seeking to increase representation and develop the leadership of women, LGBTQ people, people with lived experience of economic injustices, and other underrepresented groups, including diverse API communities, both within the organization and the broader racial justice movement in Oregon and API communities. APANO and APANO Communities United Fund are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected classification.

By |December 17th, 2021|

Field Manager

Position title: Field Manager
Reports to: Political Director
Duration: Regular Full-time Position
Hours: 1.0 Full-Time Equivalent
Compensation: $49,975-$61,463, based on experience
Benefits: Generous 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K plan, subsidized transit pass, cell phone credit, professional development opportunities, paid time off & 14 paid holidays annually, and flexible family-friendly schedule. Working remotely until further notice.

Position Description:

The Field Manager leads the development and implementation of APANO’s political and electoral work. They will build political power to ensure we win during elections and sustain successful grassroots campaigns beyond Election Day. The Field Manager will work with members, volunteers, and other community partners to collaborate on turnout and participation in campaigns where APANO is involved. They will help implement a field program, represent APANO at some policy and electoral campaign coalitions, and support efforts to grow APANO’s political membership base. The Field Manager should be organized, metrics-based, energetic, and capable of motivating and managing volunteers and data.

Full Job Description

By |November 22nd, 2021|
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