Work with HELP

Position: Administrative Assistant
Location: New York, NY

Mission: The Haitian Education & Leadership Program (HELP) provides merit-based and need-based scholarships for top high school graduates to attend the best universities in Haiti. HELP scholarships provide opportunity for deserving young men and women, make a significant contribution to the growth of the trained middle class and change the long-standing inequities and rigid class structure of Haitian society.

Job Description: The Assistant reports to HELP’s Development Manager and is responsible for performing the day-to-day tasks to efficiently run a small dynamic office and thus plays a major role in the success of HELP’s U.S. operations. The Assistant also performs development research, and assists with HELP events.

Responsibilities:
Purchasing, vendor relationships, and maintenance of supplies
Coordinate travel and maintain calendars and contacts for senior staff
Project support, including compliance filings and expense reporting
Maintain corporate insurance coverage, employee benefits for US staff
Compliance with federal, state and local filings and regulations
Assist with IT maintenance and support
Assist the Executive Director and senior staff with tasks and/or special projects as required.
Assist Development staff with mass mailings, data entry, and other tasks as necessary
Provide operational support to Haiti office as needed (e.g. purchasing and shipping, advertising international positions)

Qualifications:
A commitment to the mission and values of HELP
Strong research, writing, and communication skills
Excellent computer skills
Organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail
The ability work independently and as a member of a small team in a fast-paced environment

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the posit HELP Administrative Assistant.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to nburke@uhelp.net and include Admin Assistant in subject line.

Position opened until filled. Due to the volume of applicants we will only reply to those we see as potential candidates.