Sacred Heart Center

Position: Operations Coordinator

Closing date for receipt of application: Two weeks from date of posting

Salary: Commensurate with experience, part-time position, 25 hours per week

About Sacred Heart Center 
SHC connects Latino families with tools to thrive and flourish.  Our work manifests through:  A continuum of educational opportunities for adults, innovative programs for youth and children, and strategic partnerships to meet community needs. We envision a Richmond community that actively embraces each other in our shared humanity. 

Position Overview

The Operations Coordinator manages the general operations of the Sacred Heart Center and ensures that logistical needs are met. Position will coordinate transportation, large event logistics, facilities, and staff onboarding and development.  The Operations Coordinator is an essential part of the smooth daily operations of the Sacred Heart Center. 

Key Responsibilities

The Operations Coordinator will have the following primary responsibilities:

Manage the general operations of the Sacred Heart Center

  • Works closely with the SHC team to manage successful daily operational activities
  • Manages maintenance of office, fleet, and other equipment
  • Coordinates transportation logistics for programs, with supervision of bus drivers
  • Works with the SHC team to coordinate logistics of larger organizational events
  • Works with Facilities Manager to ensure facilities requests are addressed in a timely manner
  • Ensures organizational security and safety planning and training occurs on an ongoing basis, implements strategies
  • Monitors the safe and appropriate use of SHC equipment and facilities 
  • Coordinates activities with other administrative staff to ensure delivery of supplies and equipment in a time efficient manner
  • Participates in program evaluation as required, by completing all required reports as designated by funding sources.
  • Works as part of a team with other SHC staff to accomplish overall organizational goals

Assist with Human Resources operational duties

  • Working with SHC team, coordinates the proper allocation of human resources
  • Assists with the onboarding of new employees
  • Ensures that all staff members are working in compliance with SHC’s procedures and protocols
  • Working with SHC team, develops and implements training schedule for organization

Keys to Success: 

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Sacred Heart Center 
  • 100% follow-through
  • Customer service orientation, excellent communication and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Positive attitude, solution-focused, and flexibility

Experience and Attributes: 
Ideal candidates for this position will share our commitment to our mission and to our values of compassion, inclusion, equity, and collaboration, and have related experience, including: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Associate’s or Bachelors’ degree preferred
  • Two year’s experience as an operations coordinator or similar role
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, bicultural
  • Solid computer skills, including email and Microsoft Office
  • Highly organized with an aptitude for problem solving
  • Ability to connect with others and forge strong relationships
  • Exemplary record of strong communication skills and customer service focus, excellent follow-up, and an ability to work with diverse groups in a courteous and professional manner 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and occasional evenings and weekends is necessary.  
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment and must have the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stand/stoop on a routine basis. 
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for SHC’s mission

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by email to: 

Claudia Guerrero Barrera, Director of Programs

Sacred Heart Center