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Data Entry / Office Assistant - (EHS - South Bay )

Children's Services | South Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

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.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm.

Responsibilities:

The Office Assistant will:

  • Prepare letters, forms, records and reports in compliance with regulations and procedures
  • Compile information and prepare records and reports; compile data for statistical reporting
  • Prepare requisitions for office/educational supplies
  • Perform general office duties such as answering phones, faxing, photocopying and scanning

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of general office, administration and/or clerical experience preferred
  • Must have excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing including English grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Health Requirements:

  • Must have physical examination at the time of employment
  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization

Additional Requirements:

  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable

 

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer