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Skilled Volunteer Administrative/Executive Assistant (Ages 55+) for ARC

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ORGANIZATION: LA WORKS RSVP

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Quick Overview: Provide your administrative expertise at a nonprofit that serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Organization Name: Activities, Recreation, & Care (ARC) for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Organization Website: arc-cares.org

Mission: We provide the resources, programs, education, and environment to support the independence and inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We partner with them towards fostering social relationships, cultivating their individual talents, allowing them to reach their full potential and a life filled with dignity, compassion, and respect.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: ARC is searching for a reliable and goal-oriented Administrative/Executive Assistant. As the Administrative/Executive Assistant, you will work directly with the Executive Director and will be responsible for performing several administrative duties.

Responsibilities include:

  • General office support, phones, messages, check email, check the website for messages
  • Help with the monthly creation of the ARC newsletter and distribution
  • Support the Acting Executive Director
  • Assist the Day Program Manager class schedules, group emails to families and inputting information for reimbursement
  • Work on event planning as directed by the Acting Executive Director or Coordinator. If available, attend the event.
  • Research on the internet, as requested. Support ARC in inputting data and implementing a CRM
  • Draft of committee meeting summary or minutes

Requirements:

  • Experience in philanthropy and non-profits a plus
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a plus
  • Proven experience in administration strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and planning abilities

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours, 2-3 times a week for 3-6 months.

Physical Requirements: This opportunity is on-site with potential for remote work.

Age requirement: This opportunity is for 55 and older volunteers only.

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About LA WORKS RSVP

Location:

570 W. Ave. 26 Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90065, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars: - INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects; - PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and - EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community. The RSVP Program at L.A. Works is a federally funded program free to members, with the mission of mobilizing 55 and older volunteers for a large variety of projects with nonprofits all over Los Angeles. Consider us a one-stop-shop for finding different ways to volunteer and help smaller local nonprofits accomplish their missions.

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OUR MISSION

Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars:

  1. INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects;
  2. PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and
  3. EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community.
OUR IMPACT

Tens of thousands of committed volunteers together with thousands of civic, nonprofit, and business partners have enabled L.A. Works to make a significant, visible, and lasting contribution to Los Angeles.

Since 1991, L.A. Works has mobilized and led volunteers to contribute over a million hours to Los Angeles through unique volunteer programming, which has included:

  • Serving meals and preparing emergency food provisions for over 425,000 homeless and low-income individuals;
  • Providing educational and enrichment activities for over 65,000 disadvantaged youth;
  • Revitalizing schools, parks, and community centers for more than 200,000 volunteer hours;
  • Offering companionship to seniors and friendship to abused and homeless women for more than 20,000 volunteer hours;
  • Conserving, cleaning, and restoring urban and natural environments in and around Los Angeles for more than 75,000 volunteer hours;
  • Caring for animals in shelters and sanctuaries at over 1,200 volunteer projects; and
  • Training more than 900 Angelenos in the project and volunteer management.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Computers & Technology, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6456 Whitsett AvenueLos Angeles, CA 91606

(34.18835,-118.40487)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Office Management
  • Executive Admin
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • Time Commitment: 4-6 hours, 2-3 times a week for 3-6 months.
  • Age requirement: This opportunity is for 55 and older volunteers only.

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