Office Administrative Assistant Volunteer

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FOUNDATION FOR ESSENTIAL NEEDS

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Organizational Overview:
FFEN is a nimble, innovative and entrepreneurial nonprofit investing dollars and practical expertise into improving the financial and operational capacity of Minnesota food shelves. In the rapidly changing hunger relief environment, we offer pragmatic and free assistance to food shelves reinventing themselves to better serve more clients. We operate by building trust-based relationships with local food shelves and support them to incorporate increased business and service best practices in their work. We believe that a strong and stable food shelf system is critical to our communities and our vision is for the system to provide equitable, healthy & predictable food options throughout the state.

Volunteer Position Purpose:
To support ongoing administrative operational efficiency of a small but rapidly growing non-profit organization in a manner that promotes sustainability and best practices.

Responsibilities:

  • General Office Maintenance and Hospitality: Keep office organized, stocked and running efficiently. Oversee office and hospitality supplies and ensure that stock is maintained.
  • Administrative Support: Process mail (electronic and paper); update and maintain donor database, administrative records (both electronic and paper files) and support initial scheduling of meetings.
  • Communication Support: Drafts or updates donor thank you communications for the ED’s review. Supports preparation for mailings to FFEN supporters as needed.
  • Financial Operations Support: Supports consistent and smooth financial operations for the organization including processing of donations and invoices as well as communication with FFEN staff and board members responsible for organizational finances.
  • Process Documentation: As needed, draft or update FFEN process documentation to ensure sustainable approaches by the organization.

Benefits/Learning Objectives:

  • Enhance your communications and management skills in overseeing a dynamic and growing non-profit.
  • Enhance your technology and data management skills.
  • Enhance your understanding of the food relief system within our state.

Position Requirements:

  • Comfortable working and communicating with a wide variety of people (staff, board, volunteers).
  • Basic proficiency with Excel, Word and email, with a willingness to learn new technologies as needed.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, flexible work environment and take initiative to meet project goals.

Time Requirements & Schedule:

  • Total Time Requirement: Estimated 3 hours per week
  • Project Start and End Date: Ongoing with immediate start, preference for a minimum 6 month commitment
  • Schedule: Flexible but balanced across FFEN’s office hours: Monday-Thursday 8am to 4pm
  • Work Site: FFEN Offices: 701 North 3 rd St, Suite 203, Mpls, MN 55401
  • Status: Volunteer Administrative Assistant - Monetarily Unpaid

To apply for this position, forward your resume and cover letter to: FFEN Executive Director, info@ffen.org

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About FOUNDATION FOR ESSENTIAL NEEDS

Location:

701 North 3rd Street, Suite 203, Minneapolis, MN 55401, US

Mission Statement

Investing dollars and talent into the transformation and sustainability of Minnesota food shelves.

Description

FFEN is a nimble, innovative and entrepreneurial nonprofit investing dollars and practical expertise into improving the financial and operational capacity of Minnesota food shelves. In the rapidly changing hunger relief environment, we offer pragmatic and free assistance to food shelves reinventing themselves to better serve more clients. We operate by building trust-based relationships with local food shelves and support them to incorporate increased business and service best practices in their work. We believe that a strong and stable food shelf system is critical to our communities and our vision is for the system to provide equitable, healthy & predictable food options throughout the state.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

701 North 3rd StreetSuite 203Minneapolis, MN 55401

(44.9865,-93.27833)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Transactions
  • Donor Management
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Estimated 3 hours per week, flexible but balanced across FFEN’s office hours: Monday-Thursday 8am to 4pm

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