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Careers at HELP USA

HELP USA’s vision is a country of empowered communities where everyone has a safe and stable place to call home.  We are one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence.  Every year, we serve 25,000 people in our 54 programs and residences across five states, and we continue to grow. 

HELP USA runs homelessness prevention programs, manages emergency and transitional shelters, and builds and operates affordable permanent rental apartments. At HELP USA, we believe that creating and maintaining housing stability is the most important step towards a safer, happier, more productive life.

We hope you'll consider joining our team to help make our vision a reality!  

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Administrative Assistant

Site/Program: Crotona
Location: Bronx, NY

About HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.  We’re one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors.  With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives.  We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.

Position Summary

HELP USA is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide support services for the Director of Social Services and the social services staff at one of our shelter locations. This role is critical for ensuring that all information regarding our clients is accurately collected, maintained, and reported. Responsibilities will include:

  • Communicating regularly with the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) regarding client arrivals, discharges, transfers, ineligibilities, etc. and reviewing and entering client information into the DHS CARES system on a timely basis, ensuring completeness and accuracy.

  • Preparing reports, presentations, and correspondence as needed using Microsoft Office applications.

  • Collecting information for and assisting in the execution of special and on-going projects.

  • Maintaining files in an organized, easy to follow manner

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree preferred.

  • Minimum two years administrative experience and demonstrated ability in admin skills.

  • Strong MS Word and Excel skills, including typing speed of 55+ words per minute.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work with shifting priorities.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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