Bilingual Administrative Assistant

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Location: East Orange, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full-time, hourly

Summary
The bilingual Administrative Assistant will complete programmatic clerical tasks to support the program director. Greet visitors, answer phones and complete paperwork and documentation in a timely manner and following all confidentiality specifications. Manage and schedule meetings and reporting deadlines. Support the program director in all administrative aspects for the Juntos home study program, which supports family unification for immigrant children, family preservation, kinship care, and general child well-being.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet all persons coming to the program and follows front desk protocols and confidentiality procedures.
  • Provide telephone coverage for office, including call transferring and taking messages.
  • Manage program petty cash needs.
  • Manage all program vehicles, including maintenance.
  • Perform clerical task as needed for programs, including billing functions and word processing.
  • Complete all paperwork and service documentation in a timely manner including but not limited to program reconciliations and office inventory reports.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma/ GED as well as 2-5 years' experience supporting a group of professional staff in a high pace setting.
  • Bi-lingual, fluent in both English and Spanish.

About Employment at Center For Family Services
Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

Working with the Juntos Home Study Program
Center For Family Services' Juntos Home Study program conducts the home study for sponsor families who are awaiting placement of children in need of a safe place to live. The home study ensures a safe, warm and caring temporary home for immigrant children while in the care of a sponsor until the child's family unification process is complete. Juntos Home Study services focus on the safety of each child and utilize Nurtured Heart, a trauma informed care approach, which emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety and helps children rebuild a sense of safety and control. Apply and get hired and become part of our growing team of staff who are dedicated to child well-being.

Disclaimer
All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.