Friends of Honduran Children
Part-Time Office Assistant

Our Organization:

Friends of Honduran Children is a grass-roots charity enacting a mission to improve the lives of Honduran children by supporting basic needs and empowering them to break the cycle of desperate poverty.

Position Summary:

The Office Assistant works cooperatively with volunteers, committees and co-workers to provide community outreach and clerical support within a well-established charity. This position reports to the Office Manager of Friends of Honduran Children (FoHC) and consists of 12-18 hours a week.

Position Responsibilities:

• Maintain sponsorship records, working with our partner organizations and committees to support timely communication with donors.
• Utilizing donation software, record donations and carry out related transactions and correspondence. Update donor and brigade files as necessary.
• Assist with community outreach via newsletters, blogs and social media.
• Participate in the planning of events as required.
• Field office-related inquiries by phone, email and regular mail, providing office coverage when required.
• Other activities as defined by the FoHC Office Manager and Board of Directors.

Qualifications:

Must Haves:

  • Responsible, organized, and flexible team player.
  • Exceptional communications skills – able to interact effectively with volunteers, donors and our Honduran partner Sociedad Amigos de los Niños.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and willingness to apply skills to new software and systems.

Useful:
• Demonstrated commitment to the mission of FoHC or a similar organization
• Spanish Language skills
• Experience working in a small office environment
• Salesforce or donation database knowledge
• Experience with other NGO’s or charities

Interested applicants may email a cover letter and resume to info@honduranchildren.com.  Please indicate ‘Office Assistant position’ in the subject line of the email.  Applications to be received by May 11, 2021, 4pm.

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