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Administrative Assistant - 6 Month Temp - Downtown

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Temporary

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide 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.

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the Program Manager, Program Coordinator, and Benefit Specialists. Duties will include data entry, paperwork processing, and supporting other team members with various tasks. Qualified candidates will have experience working with under served populations and providing administrative support in an office environment.

                                                             Temporary position for 6 months

Responsibilities:

The Administrative Assistant

  • Provides administrative support to the Program Manager, Program Coordinator, and Benefit Specialists
  • Assist in day to day operations by answering phones, maintaining spreadsheets and confidential files, completing work order forms, and maintaining front office activities
  • Ensure that all files are processed accurately
  • Provide quality assurance of documentation
  • Other special projects as assigned

Requirements:

Education: 

Associate’s Degree in social work, public administration, or related field

Experience:

  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and have an understanding of culturally-appropriate service delivery methods
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of office procedures
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Preferred Skills for this Position:

  • Experience working with under-served populations
  • Valid California driver's license and adequate insurance

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer