About United Way of Central Maryland:
United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) is the organization that unites and engages our communities with the passion, commitment and resources to improve people’s lives. We fight for family stability by helping families obtain the necessities for a better life: education, employment, housing and health. The United Way Ben Franklin Center for Community Schools, a program of UWCM, seeks to build and strengthen the communities of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay through the community schools’ strategy at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove. This strategy includes providing wraparound services to students and families to support their educational and economic goals. The United Way Family Center provides early childhood education as well as behavioral interventions to infants and toddlers as well as their young parents. Adult education and job readiness programs are also provided to equip community members with the skills and tools to fully participate in the job market.
What You’ll Be Doing:
We are seeking a prompt, dependable well-organized team member as our Administrative Assistant to support the Center by ensuring efficient and timely operations of the office to enhance the work of the organization. This is a part-time, 12-month position. You will report directly to the Center Director, and collaborate with the Deputy Director, Workforce Development Coordinator, Child Development Specialist, and Family Services Coordinator.
You will provide comprehensive office support (phone, fax, email, filing, preparation of correspondence, invitations, and notes, managing the delivery of documents between the Center and main office, greeting visitors and maintaining conference rooms and reception area), and develop office systems and protocols including program supply orders, tracking student attendance data, and assisting with other program data tracking as needed.
You will support program staff in event planning (coordinating tours of the Center, developing and maintaining the schedule for on-site meeting rooms, sending invitations and reminders, location set-up, food and refreshments); in meeting planning (scheduling meeting rooms, location set-up, preparation of agendas and other documents, taking minutes). You will also support the Center Director in managing the Center’s budget by tracking expenditures and attending budget meetings.
You will manage the referral and intake process for the early childhood education program; following up on referral calls, scheduling on-site tours, completing initial paperwork and coordinating intakes with Family Services Coordinator, Child Development Specialist and Guidance Office staff. You may be required to execute other specific projects.
High school diploma and a minimum 1-3 years of office administration experience required, Bilingual (English and Spanish speaking) highly preferred. Current driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred. Excellent computer skills in word processing, database management, and electronic communication software; ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks; ability to demonstrate cultural competence; flexible; good communication skills; high level of ownership and responsibility and an understanding of the larger vision of the Family Center and Community Schools strategy.
What’s in It For You?
In addition to meaningful and fulfilling work, UWCM offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package to include: health and welfare benefits, generous paid time-off, 403b w/company match, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work schedules to name a few.
Interested candidates should send their resume along with your salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please! Visit www.uwcm.org to learn more about the difference UWCM is making.