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At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.  From our beginning in 1986 as a shelter for families in Brooklyn, we've expanded to become a national leader in the fight against homelessness.  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.  we've helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives.  

We envision a world where safe and stable housing is a starting point for everyone, because housing is the foundation for people to build better lives.

We hope you'll join our team and be part of making our vision a reality! 

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Administrative Assistant

Site/Program: Keener
Location: Wards Island, Manhattan, 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 Executive Director of one of our shelter locations.  Responsibilities will include:

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

  • Managing communications by email and telephone, conveying messages accurately and on a timely basis.

  • Scheduling appointments, meetings, training, events, etc.

  • Providing support for ongoing and special 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 administrative 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.

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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