Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities 



CASA of New Jersey
Office Assistant – Part-Time

CASA of New Jersey is a nonprofit with a small staff -- but a HUGE mission: ensuring that CASA programs are established, expanded, and supported throughout New Jersey so that the thousands of children in out-of-home placement receive the services they need and move as quickly as possible to safe and permanent homes. The Administrative Assistant serves as the hub of all office activity and communication. This is not just a clerical position. This individual must be highly productive, dedicated to producing excellent work, constantly alert to the functioning of the office, planning ahead, identifying needed tasks, potential problems and better ways to achieve the goals of the organization, coordinating the implementation and ensuring completion of all office operations. This position requires an individual who enjoys people and who will put the achievement of CASA’s mission first.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Office Efficiency – Identify tasks needing attention, follow through to completion in order to provide the office with optimal effectiveness; Maintain supplies order as needed; Open and distribute mail to appropriate personnel; Produce outgoing correspondence, memoranda and other necessary paperwork for the Director, as requested; Perform varied and responsible clerical work (filing, copying, FAX, etc.); Perform varied and responsible clerical work (filing, copying, FAX, etc.)
  • Board Maintenance - Obtain, compile, and mail out documents making up the regular trustee packets, in preparation for the Board Meeting; Coordinate and schedule meetings as needed with Board members, committees and others; 
  • Training and Fund Raising Events - Assist in the organization and planning of training, recognition and fund raising events. (This includes the coordination of mailings, catering, set-up, and donor recognition etc.)
  • Statewide CASA Volunteer Back Ground Checks – Maintain all background child abuse registry information checks on volunteers statewide. Communicate with all programs in order to facilitate the process.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma; some college preferred
  • 2-3 years office assistant experience

QUALIFICATIONS
  •  The ability to establish good working relationships with others.
  • Dedication to achieving results in a timely manner and producing excellent work.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills; and excellent phone manners.
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently.
  • The ability to arrive to work on time and minimize absences.
  • Computer skills/knowledge – MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: April Aaronson, april@casaofnj.org







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