Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Office Administrator and Program Support Staff

Houston, TX

The Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO unites 48,000 union members to advocate for higher wages and benefits, a voice on the job, and protections for all working people on the Gulf Coast.

Office Administrator and Program Support Staff

Finances and Fundraising

  • Prepare checks and pay bills
  • Track and prepare reports on assets, cash flow, and implementation of budget
  • Lead coordination of Annual Working Families Gala
  • Assist in implementation of grant programs and development of yearly budget
  • Provide information to accountant and auditor

Facility and Office Management

  • Maintain and improve office efficiency by developing effective office operations and procedures
  • Purchase office supplies
  • Monitor condition of building and office equipment and arrange maintenance/repairs
  • Manage calendar and logistics for regular and special events, meetings, and hall rental

Data Management and Communications

  • Pro-actively collect contact data for, input data into, and manage multiple databases
  • Develop systems for and manage new affiliation and affiliation update paperwork
  • Respond to affiliate requests and needs
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Draft and prepare letters on behalf of the Executive Director

Program Support

  • Assist program staff and affiliated unions in achieving the AFL-CIO’s political and economic goals
  • Provide logistical and other support to leadership of labor assemblies to achieve their programs
  • Assist locals in implementing local union programs
  • Other duties as assigned, including support for other union program, actions and events


  • Experience as an Office Manager or Administrative Assistant; experience in a union office a plus.
  • Fluency in QuickBooks, Xero, or other accounting software; Microsoft Word; Excel/Googlesheets; Access or other databases; publisher or other design layout software
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete several projects on time simultaneously
  • Pro-active in developing solutions to problems, detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • Ability to work well under pressure with others
  • Discretion with regard to confidential matters
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Available to work occasional evenings and Saturdays for various events throughout the year
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required
  • Commitment to expanding social and economic justice

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@gcaflcio.org. Thank you!

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