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If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of those who sacrifice so much for our country, then you've come to the right place. Our team is comprised of dedicated professionals who share a common commitment to serving our military community. Here at the USO, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause and work alongside a diverse and talented group of individuals who are driven by a shared sense of purpose.

 

Join us in fulfilling our mission by becoming a part of Team USO. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of the people who serve and their families.  

 

 To view our current job openings and start your journey with the USO, please browse the listings below. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and working together to serve those who serve us.

 

 

 

Center Operations Manager

Department: Europe Region
Location: Oleszno, Poland, Poland

***U.S. Citizenship Required***

Why join our team?

With a mission that spans the globe, the USO provides a rewarding and fulfilling work environment. Our team is exceptional, and we offer generous paid time off, including volunteer days and military leave. We have a remarkable 401k match, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for training and education reimbursement. Our team members are passionate about putting the mission first, and we have a lot of fun while doing it. Working for the USO isn't just a job – it's a calling, and we believe in doing what you love and loving what you do.

Don’t take our word for it. The external “Great Place To Work” survey found that:

  • The USO is a Certified Great Place to Work 2023-2024
  • 93% feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
  • 93% are proud to tell others they work here.
  • 88% feel their work has special meaning: this is not "just a job."
  • 89% feel that when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.
  • 91% feel people here are treated fairly regardless of their race.
  • 87% feel people here are treated fairly regardless of their gender.

The Center Operations Manager is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations at one or more USO centers as well as assisting with coordination, implementation and evaluation of creative, fun, and engaging USO programs, services, events and activities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Duties)

  • Assist with management of day-to-day center operational procedures, ensuring a cost-effective, safe, welcoming, clean and well-maintained environment. Serve as knowledgeable resource related to local programs and services offered and available at area USO Centers.*
  • Meet, greet, orient and assist visitors and guests. Maintain working relationships with US Military and local business community leadership to enhance awareness and generate financial/in-kind support of the USO mission as well as local operations, program and service delivery.*
  • Supervise volunteers for general and program activities including recruitment, scheduling, oversight, training, development and recognition. Assist with supervision of USO staff.*
  • Assist with program and operations communications and awareness. Compile and prepare announcements, stories, and photos for publication and distribution across multiple channels.*
  • Operate center within approved budgetary guidelines, including cash handling. Maintain accurate inventory of supplies and assets. Provide information for consolidated financial, operational and statistical reports as requested. Provide any other ad hoc reports as required.*
  • Control, safeguard and maintain the equipment and assets, fabric, furniture and fitments in the Center and maintain standards of cleanliness. Ensure that all applicable sanitary and food-handling regulations are followed.*
  • Create and maintain a Standard Operating Procedure file that details local operational procedures and Center activities to enable prompt reporting, easy rotation and follow-on.*
  • Perform assigned duties in the absence of Center Manager, and other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 2-4 years progressively responsible work experience in event management or marketing role. Relevant experience in a non-profit, military, multicultural and/or global organization preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels with integrity and professionalism.
  • Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. General knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to volunteer management software, social media platforms, and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Digital Cheetah preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  • Must show initiative, self-motivation, and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.
  • Ability to achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform basic math and follow proper cash/donation handling and reporting procedures, business/accounting functions including project management and budget reconciliation.
  • Willingness and ability to work non-standard hours as needed.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper credentials necessary to access USO Center locations and facilities including but not limited to security, credit and/or background screening, SOFA status, valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a strong advocate of the USO’s mission.

Details

  • This position is located in Drawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. Preference will be given to local candidates within commuting distance to the location.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • USO locations will adhere to local area and DOD guidelines regarding COVID vaccination/testing requirements. Employees may be required to be vaccinated or tested regularly per local requirements.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.
  • Background check – education, criminal and driving required.
  • The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

If that’s not enough to convince you, here are some direct quotes from employees:

  • The organization truly cares about the people who work here.
  • I have been with the USO for 4 years and have consistently been able to grow in my knowledge and position. It is a fun place to work and my work/life balance is manageable. The way the organization has handled COVID has been top notch - I never felt fearful that I would lose my job or be put in a situation where I did not feel safe. The benefits are great - PTO and 401k matching are top level.
  • There is great consideration given and extended in the following areas: organizational core values for all, work-life balance, impact we can actually see (and even experience as a staff member- the feeling of making an impact is priceless), autonomy with respect to current position within the organization.
  • Everyone is friendly and easy to talk to. We collaborate well together and share ideas and interests to create fun activities for our overall goal in the community. I couldn't think of a better organization to work for.
  • The mission alone provides a positive and meaningful purpose, where people should want to work and be a part of. Most of the people who work for the USO and volunteer for the USO have giving hearts and want to make a difference. This also makes the organization a place where people would want to work.
  • The mission and opportunities to make a Difference are amazing. There is no doubt that the USO is one of the most forward-facing, frontline serving nonprofits that I know of.

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Apply today. Join the mission. Join Team USO.

***U.S. Citizenship Required***

 

 

 

 

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