Careers

We seek to embody and be guided by our values and vision in all we do as employees of Thousand Currents.


Title: Executive Assistant / Operations Coordinator
Position: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time
Team: Operations
Position Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration
Updated: July 2018

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director and the Director of Finance and Administration, the Executive Assistant/ Operations Coordinator is integral to the team’s operations, finances, governance coordination and executive management.   The Executive Assistant/ Operations Coordinator performs administrative functions including office management, executive assistance, logistics and operational improvements.   Working with an Executive Director who is often traveling, the Executive Assistant/ Operations Coordinator works independently on projects, following through from conception to completion, prioritizing conflicting needs, and handling matters expeditiously and proactively. The Executive Assistant/ Operations Coordinator coordinates a wide variety of activities often with deadline pressures and handles confidential matters with discretion. The Executive Assistant/ Operations Coordinator brings to this work a commitment to human rights and social justice values and to ensuring that Thousand Currents’ communications are consistent with our Fundraising Vision and with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics.

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Title: Afro-descent Communities in Latin America Intern
Type: Part-time, 15 to 20 hours per week, non-exempt
Location: Flexible (required to meet virtually with supervisor each week)
Team: Programs Team
Position Reports to: Latin America Regional Director
Period: Jan to May 2019 (5 months)

Position Summary:

The Afro-descent Communities in Latin America (ACLA) Research Intern will bring a combination of impeccable professionalism, intellectual curiosity, a passion for social justice, and a desire to work in a participatory way as a team player. Specifically, the ACLA Program Research Intern will have strong researching skills, interest in learning about the funding environment for international development and ways in which Thousand Currents supports long-term alternative economies, climate justice, and food sovereignty in partnership with grassroots organizations in the Global South.

For a five-month period, the role of the ACLA Program Research Intern will be to produce a research project on afro-descendent communities in the Latin America region, which includes the Caribbean.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Thousand Currents is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions. Discrimination also includes a perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics.

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