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Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

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Family Promise
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Summit, NJ
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Published 13 days ago

Family Promise, the national leader in addressing family homelessness, is seeking candidates for a part-time Administrative Assistant to support our network of 200+ Affiliates. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Administrative Assistant to engage with and support the quick-pace operations of our Affiliate Services team and other teams, as needed. This position requires 25 hours per week, is based out of the Summit NJ office, and will report to the Chief of Staff.

Family Promise is the national leader addressing Family Homelessness, comprising more than 200+ Affiliates in 43 states and engaging 200,000 volunteers nationwide. Since our inception in 1988, we have served more than 1 million people— over 125,000 family members annually. Our holistic, community-based response delivers a comprehensive set of solutions through prevention, shelter, and stabilization services. In 2020, Family Promise was awarded Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for its eighth consecutive year, a top distinction from America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Just a small number of charities achieve this honor. position offers a significant opportunity to make a positive impact on our aspiration to change the future for one million children by 2030.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare documents and presentations for the Chief of Staff and CEO.   
  • In coordination with the Chief of Staff, assist with meeting preparation  
  • Assist Chief of Staff with Human Resource functions 
  • Draft letters  
  • Handle logistics for travel arrangements 
  • Manage online orders and inventory, including preparing outgoing shipments  
  • Respond to requests from individuals seeking services in a helpful and empathetic manner.   
  • Update information in Salesforce database  
  • Assist Chief of Staff with on-site functions at Family Promise national office 
  • Execute mass mailings, as needed 
  • Additional office tasks

 Qualifications and skills: 

  • Passion for Family Promise's mission - to help families experiencing homelessness and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response 
  • 5+ years' experience in an office environment 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.   
  • Ability to effectively multitask, establish priorities and plan workflow and timelines, work and make judgments independently, and work well under pressure. 
  • Ability to assure accuracy in written work product. 
  • Ability to be a team player and interface with all levels of staff and partners.  
  • Professional, conscientious, friendly and enthusiastic 
  • Highly collaborative with a high degree of humility, empathy, and a sense of stewardship to “help” others in the office, across Family Promise, as well as individuals seeking services 
  • Highly flexible and nimble with demonstrated ability to “switch” work to accommodate shifts in priorities 
  • Open-minded to new ideas and ways of doing things 

Hours, Location, and remote work

  • Position requires 25 hours per week
  • Candidate will be based out of the Summit, NJ office, with the ability to work remotely part of the time.

Family Promise provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Family Promise, the national leader in addressing family homelessness, is seeking candidates for a part-time Administrative Assistant to support our network of 200+ Affiliates. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
71 Summit Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901, United States

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to humanresources@familypromise.org with "Administrative assistant" in the subject line.

Please send a cover letter and resume to humanresources@familypromise.org with "Administrative assistant" in the subject line.

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