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Friends of Honduran Children

Part-Time Office Assistant

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 October 2, 2019.

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 clerical support within a well-established charity. This position reports to the Office Manager of Friends of Honduran Children (FoHC) and consists of 15-21 hours a week. This is a six month contract position with the possibility of extension.

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
  • Donation database knowledge
  • Experience with other NGO’s or charities