Nonprofit

Morning Receptionist

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Staten Island, NY
New
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Published 26 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Part Time
Education
High School Diploma Required
Compensation
Up to USD $18.72 / hour

Description

Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and White Plains, Westchester County. With a membership of 24,000, MRNY tackles the critical issues facing our communities, including workplace justice, tenants’ rights, immigrant rights and civil rights, TGNCIQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. (TGNCIQ = transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex and queer) ). Make the Road New York is in a bargain agreement with National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW).

MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our member-led organizing committees -- which work on the issues named above -- implement strategies to combat shared problems, and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. We also provide an array of high-quality bilingual services: We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish-language literacy, computer literacy, citizenship preparation, and in-school and after-school youth programs. We have a robust legal program that offers direct representation across a spectrum of practice areas, including employment law, immigration law, housing and benefits, and TGNCIQ civil rights; we also take on impact litigation as a strategy for achieving broad change. Our health program offers facilitated enrollment into health insurance programs and SNAP benefits, a community health worker home visit program, nutrition education and emergency food pantries, health care navigation, and more."

The Admin Department is responsible for maintaining day to day administrative services in order to help the organization run smoothly. Generally, the Admin Department provides essential administrative support for the whole organization, including keeping and processing files and documents, assisting HR affairs, dealing with meetings, checking attendance, and much more.

Current Opening:

Make the Road New York (MRNY) is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and dedicated Part-Time Receptionist to join our team for 20 hours per week, Tuesday-Friday from 9am to 2pm. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in English and Spanish and will possess strong computer and administrative skills. As a Receptionist, you will work closely with our Front Desk Coordinator, providing essential support to our community members and staff.

We're looking for an energetic individual who enjoys working as part of a team and can effectively handle multiple tasks. A patient and caring professional, the successful candidate must demonstrate reliability, professionalism, and confidentiality in all aspects of the role. This position will involve supporting various events and other administrative tasks as needed, making strong communication and multitasking abilities essential. 

Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Responsible for opening and/or closing the office as needed
  •  Answering phones
  •  Receiving guests
  •  Data entry in a timely fashion with attention to detail
  •  Processing membership dues payments,
  •  Photocopying
  •  Faxing and Mail distribution
  •  Assisting with special events
  •  Organization and general maintenance in the office
  •  Help maintain and keep track of all Admin/IT equipment and materials/supplies

Requirements:

  • Eligible to work in the U.S
  • Required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine prior first day of employment.
  • Have experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic work environment
  • Committed to Make the Road New York’s mission
  • Must be bilingual English/Spanish
  • Must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting or have a strong background in customer service

Job Competencies:

  • Have strong writing, speaking English skills
  •  Have strong Computer Skills
  •  Work well under pressure
  •  Be a fast learner and a people person

Salary and Benefits:

MRNY offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days. The hourly rate for this position is $18.72.

How to Apply:

Please attach your resume and cover letter and submit all documents to the Make the Road New York career center.

Make the Road believes that social change is best achieved through grassroots community-based organizing that flows directly from and engages the community demanding the change. As a membership-based organization, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, criminal history, or Veteran status. We strongly encourage those from historically excluded groups to apply.

Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York…

Location

On-site
Staten Island, NY, USA

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