Job Opportunity: YWCA Northeast Indiana Open Positions

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YWCA Northeast Indiana’s Mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all in Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells, and Whitley Counties.

We operate Indiana’s longest-serving domestic violence crisis shelter and support Northeast Indiana’s most diverse refugee community.

We are seeking candidates for the follow two positions: a Full-time Executive Assistant and  a Part-time Crisis Service Assistant.

Expectations of every YWCA Staff Member:

  • Uphold and promote the YWCA Mission.
  • Maintain compliance with state standards.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to fund development efforts for support of all programs and the overall Association.
  • Provide support to other departments and staff.

Full-time Executive Assistant

Purpose:  Provide overall administrative support and coordination for the organization through the Executive Staff (CEO, COO, CFO), the Board of Directors and associated Committees. Performs basic bookkeeping tasks and provides back-up support to the development department.

Essential Duties:

  • Manages all administrative and data entry support for the Chief Executive Officer, Board Committees and other senior staff
  • Responsible for administration support for the Organization, including operations, board of directors, committees, special events, etc.
  • Provides basic bookkeeping support to CFO
  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO including: managing an active calendar of appointments, completing expense reports, composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, meeting materials, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization.
  • Coordinates executive office and board meetings to ensure they are well organized, all pertinent information is provided and chairpersons are prepared. Includes meeting notices, reminder calls, agenda creation, support materials, and room set-up.  Attends meetings and records minutes as assigned.
  • More in full description.

Education:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills with ability to communicate in a professional manner with a wide range of people.
  • Proven ability to effectively and respectfully interact with diverse populations, including clients, co-workers, board members, volunteers and agency.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion when handling potentially confidential or sensitive manners.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • More in full description.

Physical/Mental Essential Requirements:

  • Walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, moderate lifting and carrying (up to thirty (30) pounds).
  • Full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Ability to sit at a computer work station for extended periods of time.
  • More in full description.

See FULL description of all responsibilities and requirements here.


Part-time Crisis Service Assistant

This is a regular part-time position with the YWCA of Northeast Indiana provides residential clients with support services and activities to assist their process of moving from crisis to stability on Saturday & Sunday – 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records including but not limited to: Communication Logs, Daily Entry, Crisis Calls, and Intakes.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry of intakes, crisis calls, abusers log, and rooms list.   This includes cross training other staff.
  • Manage shelter activities ensuring adequate coverage and working procedures are in place at all times.
  • Monitor and respond to activity at entry doors.
  • Answer incoming crisis calls.
  • Respond to and resolve client issues; create and maintain high quality work environment to perform at highest level.
  • More in full description.

Education requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPR and First Aid certifications.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills with ability to communicate in a professional manner with a wide range of people. Unequivocal commitment to pluralism.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion when handling potentially confidential or sensitive manners.
  • Strong time management skills; ability to take initiative to solve problems and work with minimum supervision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • 1-3 years of general office experience, including reception and telephone duties.
  • 1-3 years of experience with general office equipment (copiers, printers).
  • More in full description.

See FULL description of all responsibilities and requirements here.

NOTE: You must complete an application and submit a cover letter and resume for consideration

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