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Data Entry / Office Assistant - (HS - East LA)

Children's Services | East 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
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment

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 Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable

 

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.