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Program Assistant

Embedded Operations | Rocky Mount, NC | Part Time

Job Description

The Program Assistant will serve as the part time day to day contact at the Williford Family Resource center performing administrative and clerical duties, answering the phones and greeting clients.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and execute playgroup
  • Contact and keep records of playgroup families
  • Assist in fostering and maintaining community partnerships
  • Assist in distributing books to preschoolers for the “Books and Breakfast” program
  • Create flyers and spreadsheets as needed
  • Assist in coordinating events for the Williford Family Resource Center
  • Be willing to take training for parenting classes (Triple P and Parenting Partners)
  • Assist Williford Elementary School with clerical and proctoring duties as well as assisting teachers
  • Assist in cleaning the center to include kitchen, meeting rooms and restrooms
  • Assist in organizing the food pantry and clothes closet
  • Assist with answering the phone and assisting clients
  • Greet clients with respect and courtesy


Necessary Skills:

  • Valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Sensitivity to and strong concern for the needs of children, youth, and their families
  • Technologically proficient in all office software systems including but not limited to word processing, spread sheeting, and email
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and complete assignments in a thorough, accurate, and timely manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere


Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree preferred in business, social work, education or counseling
  • 2 years of applicable work experience in the business or education field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with design software a plus

About Us:

Surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Increased attendance, improved behavior and satisfactory coursework, in addition to parent and family engagement, are the cornerstones of our work. We call it the ABC + P model. Our school-based student support specialists identify students in danger of not achieving their potential, assess student needs and provide wrap-around interventions and resources to change the picture of education one student at a time. See how we removed barriers and empowered more than 230,000 students across North Carolina to achieve.