The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Family Place is looking for an energetic, Spanish/English bilingual volunteer to be our Front Desk Coordinator! Volunteers will be in charge of receptionist duties including answering phones, writing messages and creating a friendly and welcoming environment for participants.
The Family Place is a Community Center in Columbia Heights. We work primarily with Latino families providing a variety of educational and social services. Our mission is to empower low-income families and to foster the optimal development of their young children.
Position Title: Volunteer Front Desk Coordinator
Schedule: Mondays- Fridays: 9am-5pm (One morning or afternoon, or longer, on a weekly basis).
Duties: The Front Desk Administrator will:
Answer phones and direct calls to appropriate staff
Welcome participants and offer individual attention
Ensure smooth communication between participants and staff
Distribute diapers, clothes and other basic necessities to participants
Assist with basic case management for walk-ins and students
Prior experience in a receptionist role is encouraged but not required
Basic phone knowledge
Proficiency in English and Spanish is required!
Maintain a positive and welcoming attitude
Start Date: As soon as possible. Ongoing, flexible start date.
Please contact Andrea Gallegos at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.