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Office Administration Assistant

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Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) Program at Wayne State University

  • 55 people are interested

We are looking for a reliable person to help with ongoing office tasks that maintain the operations of the WSU High Program. Tasks may be short term or longer term assignments. Projects may include collating materials and stuffing envelopes for a mass mailing, staffing a table in the Student Center to promote awareness of the HIGH Program to WSU students, joining in a photo shoot to gather visual images for print or digital media, or phone calls to verify data base informaton. The Office Administration Assistant is expected to be able to work independently or in a team.

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About Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) Program at Wayne State University


Wayne State University, Beecher House, 5475 Woodward Ave., Detroirt, MI 48202, US

Mission Statement

The HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program at Wayne State University works to ensure that no student has to abandon the dream of earning a degree at the university due solely to housing or financial challenges.


The HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program assists students in good academic standing and currently registered, who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless and who have exhaustedal all regular sources of financial or other aid. Students may receive direct assistance for housing, tuition, books and supplies, transportation, in addition to referral to other campus or community resources. The non-profit HIGH Program raises funds from WSU faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader Detroit and Southeast Michigan communities and aims to help 50 students a year.

Volunteers from the university and community provide time and expertise to develop and maintain ongoing programs on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Tumbler), planning, scripting, shooting and editing audiovisual materials for marketing, public relations and fundraisimg projects, building and managing electronic databases, helping with ongoing office tasks, and public awareness programs on campus and in Detroit.

Education & Literacy
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


Wayne State UniversityBeecher House5475 Woodward Ave.Detroit, MI 48202



  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Administrative Support
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • We ask and encourage that volunteers commit to at least 8 months of service, 4-6 hours per day
  • Team player who enjoys helping and working with others

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