Center Operations Specialist

United Service Organizations, Inc

About the organization

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.

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.


The Center Operations Specialist position is responsible for executing the day-to-day operations of one or more USO Centers, providing excellent customer service, and maintaining a safe, friendly, and inviting environment for service members. This position also manages and delivers, and may assist in designing, high quality, self-sustaining and cost-efficient programs, events and activities in locations surrounding the Center(s). It provides valuable, engaging and memorable experiences for military service members and their families, and may also guide and administer volunteers.


High School Diploma or equivalent.
2+ years work experience in event management, marketing, retail, customer service, recreation facility or related 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. Working knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite. General knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to volunteer management software and social media platforms. 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.
Demonstrated ability to 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 budgeting

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide resume and cover letter.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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