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Operations and Development Manager

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Ubuntu Institute of Learning

  • 2 people are interested

Job Summary:

The Operations and Development Manager plays a critical role in keeping the office and (soon-to-be) staff functioning smoothly, supporting the Executive Director, serving as a liaison to the UIL Board of Directors, and to helping identify, secure, and engage collaborators and funders.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Responsible for working with off­site financial and accounting services on all matters related to budgeting, revenue and expenses
  • Coordinate all details related to the recruitment and engagement of workforce development staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, and volunteers
  • Support the administrative needs of the Executive Director
  • Coordinate all communications and logistics related to the board and board committees
  • Responsible for the management of office resources, vendors, technology and supplies
  • Responsible for landlord matters


  • Work with Executive Director to identify and research potential collaborators and funding sources
  • Prepare packets, background materials, and research to present to funders/collaborators.
  • Draft proposals, reports, and correspondences for collaborators, funders and be responsible for their timely submission.
  • Engage funders and sponsors throughout the year through events and regular communications


  • Three years’ experience or a burning desire to learn
  • Exceptional organizational skills are a must
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An entrepreneurial work ethic and a desire to "get the job done"
  • Ability to work remotely efficiently
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Comfortable learning new technologies
  • Interest and commitment to enhancing the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations
  • Some knowledge in computer support and operations, preferred

This position is volunteer, praise is commensurate with performance. Opportunity to earn whatever you want to earn with newly acquired skills.

Notice of non­discrimination:

The Ubuntu Institute of Learning (UIL) is committed to Bringing Our Whole Selves to Work. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

It is the policy of UIL to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding equal opportunity. In keeping with that policy, UIL is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Accordingly, UIL will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against or harassment of any of our employees or others present at our facilities by anyone, including any supervisor, co­worker, vendor, client, or customer of UIL. Periodt!

To Apply:

To apply, please submit a brief statement as to why you want to work with us and resume to hello@ubuntulearn.org. For questions, please text the UIL MGMT staff at 562-471-3404. No calls, please.

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About Ubuntu Institute of Learning


127 West 7th Street, Suite D, Long Beach, CA 90813, US

Mission Statement

To improve the self-efficacy of and expand the capacity of individuals from disenfranchised communities and nonprofits that serve those communities via education and consulting.


I work one-on-one with socially-focused organization leaders to help better serve their communities by providing the following services:

  • Business Development
  • Process Improvement using technology
  • Management training
  • Intrapraneurial education
  • Fiscal Sponsorship

I work with individuals to provide:
  • Homebuyer education
  • Financial education
  • Credit education
  • Entrepreneurial education

Education & Literacy
Justice & Legal
Race & Ethnicity


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Executive Admin
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Bookkeeping
  • Program Management
  • Management
  • Operations


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a FT position volunteer position and will grow into a paid position as skills increase.
  • Must enjoy laughter and working with others. Must be able to keep deadlines as sacred. Must communicate well.

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