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Bilingual Administrative Assistant

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Goddard Riverside Community Center | New York, NY
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Goddard Riverside Community Center


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Published 28 days ago

Intro/Program Description: Goddard Riverside’s Resource Center program is located in Harlem. The Resource Center helps low-income individuals and families access and receive entitlements, benefits, and resources. The Resource Center offers an array of services including, but not limited to, benefits screening, financial counseling, legal consultation and referrals to support services in the community.

 

Purpose of Position: The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the Program Director and Resource Center staff.

 

Schedule: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm

                 Tues 10:00am to 6:00pm

Roles, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties

  • Greet and announce clients, visitors and guests while maintaining front desk coverage
  • Perform clerical duties as assigned by Program Director
  • Answer general questions related to program services
  • Maintain calendars for scheduling of clients’ appointments
  • Review database for client information prior to visits with service providers
  • Use computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to prepare reports, memos, and documents
  • Monitor inventory of office supplies
  • Contact vendors for service and repairs as directed
  • Accept and sign for deliveries
  • Attend weekly supervision, staff meetings and training programs as needed
  • Code and submit financial material according to established fiscal procedures
  • Assist in the coordination of the program interns’ daily activities, schedule and maintain interns’ calendar of events for various projects needed to complete their internship
  • Ability to communicate information clearly, correctly and professionally, both verbal and written
  • Ability to maintain an organized and professional reception area
  • Participate in Resource Center outreach events to identify and communicate with prospective clients throughout the community and city

 

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma required, Associates or some college preferred
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken Spanish

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task

 

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have/be:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Able to use or learn electronic databases

 

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent computer use
  • Ability to lift 30lbs

 

Work Environment

  • Work site is located in Central Harlem on the lower level of a supportive housing residence for adults

 

 

Intro/Program Description: Goddard Riverside’s Resource Center program is located in Harlem. The Resource Center helps low-income individuals and families access and receive entitlements, benefits, and resources. The Resource Center…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Location

West 140th Street, New York, NY 10031

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