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Administrative Assistant

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Volunteers of America Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, US

1 month ago
full-time
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Qualification

Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications. High School Diploma or Equivalent. 2 years of office and/or clerical experience; coursework or a formal degree or certification in Business Administration or related discipline can be combined with relevant experience to meet the time requirement. (Years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-to-year basis.)

Responsibility

The Admin Asst I provides general office support, and acts as the office receptionist and telephone screener. Establishes and maintains cooperative and harmonious working relationships with program staff, workers, families of clients, business agencies, office vendors, and general public. Filing and assisting other office staff when required. Prepares client and worker folders, record files, and general filing of records and documents. Coordinates staff training and administrative events. Participate and assist in organizational functions and events. Database entry as directed. Orders office supplies, type, create, and mail correspondence. Answers telephone, e-mails, and replies to questions accordingly. Maintains informational and/or operational documents

Benefits

  • PAY RATE: $19.90-$20.95 PER HOUR

    Job Description

    Description

    About Us: VOALA Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org. PAY RATE: $19.90-$20.95 PER HOUR JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE The Admin Asst I provides general office support, and acts as the office receptionist and telephone screener. Establishes and maintains cooperative and harmonious working relationships with program staff, workers, families of clients, business agencies, office vendors, and general public. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General office duties • Filing and assisting other office staff when required. • Prepares client and worker folders, record files, and general filing of records and documents. • Coordinates staff training and administrative events. • Participate and assist in organizational functions and events. • Database entry as directed. • Orders office supplies, type, create, and mail correspondence. Receptionist duties • Answers telephone, e-mails, and replies to questions accordingly. • Maintains informational and/or operational documents. • Establishes and maintains cooperative and harmonious working relationships with program staff, workers, families of clients, business agencies, office vendors, and general public. Qualifications REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications EDUCATION: • High School Diploma or Equivalent EXPERIENCE: • 2 years of office and/or clerical experience; coursework or a formal degree or certification in Business Administration or related discipline can be combined with relevant experience to meet the time requirement PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Knowledge of nutrition practices and allergy restrictions/food substitutions. • Knowledge of CA driving laws. • Promotes nutrition curriculum, activities, and initiatives. • Bilingual English and Spanish (written and verbal). • Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration or Management Science. (Years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-to-year basis.) Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.