Jobs / Volunteer

We Are Hiring!

Job Description

Director of Operations and Administration 


CCSM’s mission is to organize with (im)migrants and allies to collectively support, empower and defend our communities. We fulfill this mission through deportation defense, legislative advocacy, direct legal and family support, and community building. The Director of Operations and Administration works closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and CCSM members to create and maintain administrative and organizational infrastructure that furthers CCSM’s mission. The Director of Operations and Administration reports to the Board of Directors.  



  • Maintain and improve systems for reimbursements 

  • Receive and send mail 

  • Make bank deposits 

  • Maintain member and ally database

  • Manage membership lists and provide infrastructure for a democratic and inclusive elections process at the annual membership meeting


Grassroots Fundraising

  • Work with Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement a robust grassroots fundraising program

  • Ensure donors are thanked in a timely manner



  • Work with Communications Committee to maintain and improve communications systems

  • Receive emails and phone calls to the organization, and make referrals

  • Routinely update email and mass text message subscribers

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly board meetings 

  • Bottomline internal monthly report backs 



  • Good communication skills, including written communication

  • Experience with administrative tasks in a non-profit, community, or similar organization

  • Experience in grassroots fundraising 

  • Bilingualism (English plus Spanish or Bengali) highly preferred

  • Ability to work both independently and closely with a leadership team

  • Willingness to work one Saturday a month and occasionally work nontraditional hours 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Willingness to travel for trainings and conferences, occasionally with personal vehicle 

  • Relationships with Columbia County communities / Resident of Columbia or Greene County preferred 


Terms of Employment

$15/hr for 20 - 25 hrs/wk. Must work a minimum of 3 days a week. This is a 6 month contract with the possibility of renewal and advancement. While CCSM does not offer health insurance, benefits include unlimited time off.  


People of color, gender oppressed people, working class people, LGBTQ people, immigrants, and all others directly impacted by oppression are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references with emails and phone numbers to with “Job Application” as the subject line.

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CCSM was built from the ground-up by members and volunteers. From our coordinating committee to carrying out the important work of our programming, volunteers add essential capacity to our organization. The key areas we are currently seeking volunteers for are pro-bono legal services, translation, web-design, transportation and grassroots fundraising. Please contact us at our email below with the subject line VOLUNTEER if you can contrbute in these ways, are interested in bringing other skills to our work and/or have a passion for our mission and want to explore how you can get involved.