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The American Red Cross is in need of an Administrative Assistant! Apply today!

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American Red Cross - Southeastern Pennsylvania Region

  • 15 people are interested

Are you detail-oriented and available for a few hours each week? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The American Red Cross is in need of a Biomedical Warehouse Administrative Volunteer. You will provide administrative office support to our blood services departments.

Location

Philadelphia Spring Garden Street Blood Donor Center

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform general office administrative functions
  • Draft and audit letters, memos, reports, labels, data entry, etc.
  • Answer phones and emails, take messages, greet and direct customers
  • Assist in scheduling, booking, and communicating
  • File, photocopy, collate, and fax
  • Prepare and distribute packets and mailings
  • Maintain excellent organization and presentation of work area
  • May supervise groups or individual clerical volunteers
  • Ability to sort and distribute incoming as well as outgoing mail and packages
  • Ordering and stocking office supplies

Qualifications

  • Adaptability to accept direction and work independently and as part of a team
  • Professional, clear, and diplomatic communication skills
  • Computer skills required (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel,Power Point)
  • Ability to sort and distribute incoming as well as outgoing mail and packages
  • Ordering and stocking office supplies
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machine, fax machine, phone
  • General knowledge of computers and software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook and web-based programs
  • Attention to detail with the ability to spot errors

Time Commitment

1-2 hours per week on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 9am-3pm

Development Opportunities

  • Enhance and build administrative skills
  • Gain valuable training and experience while providing an invaluable service to your community
  • Network and meet new people
  • Develop customer service skills that last a lifetime
  • Gain experience working directly with Red Cross staff

Length of Appointment

Ongoing, ideally a minimum of 3 months.

Training

All training is provided by The American Red Cross, and includes:

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • On-the-job training
  • Ongoing updates

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online at www.redcross.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

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About American Red Cross - Southeastern Pennsylvania Region

Location:

2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

700 Spring Garden St.Philadelphia, PA 19123

(39.96054,-75.15071)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. This is ongoing but at minimum a 3-month commitment is ideal.

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