Volunteers of America Los Angeles Clerical Assistant Part Time in Los Angeles, California
About Us: VOALA Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org. CORPORATE ADMINISTRATION Serving those who serve others – Supporting over 120 social service programs with responsive administrative efforts. JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE The Clerical assistant provides general and specific clerical support to the departments to which they are assigned in order to maintain an efficient office environment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Assists with filing and administrative tasks. • Compile Information, prepare records and reports, as directed. • Perform general office duties such as answering phones, filing, faxing, photocopying, and scanning. • Database entry as directed. • Participate and assist in organizational functions and events. • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications EDUCATION: • High school diploma (or GED/High School Equivalence Certificate). EXPERIENCE: • General office, administration and/or clerical experience. KNOWLEDGE: • Working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. • Understands and follows oral and written directions as directed. TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: • Basic Computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Words, Excel, and Outlook. • Familiar with Database entry. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally. • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards. • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards. INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: • Results oriented, dependable, prompt, positive mindset, flexible, and organized. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Working towards an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, or related field. • 6 months of general office, administration and/or clerical experience or in a course of study that requires attention to detail. • Bilingual in English and Spanish (Written and verbal). • Knowledge of office procedures. • Ability to accurately and effectively compose correspondence and reports. Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law This employer participates in E-Verify as required by the federal government and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.