job openings

office manager

Duties include:

  • Administrative and human resources support including but not limited to: filing, scanning, managing petty cash, distributing paychecks and student stipends, processing time off requests and updating time off records and time off calendar.
  • Development Department support including but not limited to: assembling and packaging mailings, assisting with printing during high volume times, assembling press packages, scanning checks and award letters, Salesforce data entry and clean-up projects, helping to resolve returned mail issues, government contract administration, procuring insurance certificates, backing up two off-site staff members, administrative support of volunteer events
  • Program support including data entry in Salesforce and DYCD Connect; other tasks which may arise
  • Building maintenance support including: communication with cleaning company, identifying, scheduling, and coordinating outside contractors to make repairs to building infrastructure (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, locksmith, etc.) as needed
  • Office-wide ordering and organizing: administrative and cleaning supplies, milk, coffee, vehicle registrations, lobby displays
  • Answering general phone calls, opening and distributing mail
  • Kitchen and student food management including: organizing and preparing weekly produce, emptying/running dishwasher daily

  • Associate’s degree required Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least two years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to follow directions, attention to detail
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office computer applications (Outlook, Word, Excel); familiarity with Salesforce a plus

    Rocking the Boat offers:
  • $40,000 to $45,000 a year
  • Comprehensive family health benefits package
  • 401k plan with 6% employer matching after one full year of employment
  • Opportunity to work with a well-funded energetic community-based organization with a primary goal of helping youth develop into empowered and responsible adults


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to with OFFICE MANAGER as the subject.


kids don’t just build boats, boats build kids

rocking the boat
812 edgewater road
bronx, ny 10474
phone: 718.466.5799
fax: 718.466.2892