Seeking an Office Assistant

November 14, 2014

Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, Inc.

Job Announcement

 

Position:  Office Assistant

Reports to: Executive Director

Classification: Paraprofessional

Status: Nonexempt

 

Position Summary:

The Office Assistant position is to provide administrative assistance to the Executive Director and to agency staff with programming needs as well as coordinating and providing interpretation services at local hospitals and clinics. The Office Assistant also assists in other program needs such as assisting families with securing safe and affordable housing.  Duties may include but is not limited to clerical work, client intake, providing supportive paraprofessional services, organizing event, office supplies inventory, data collection, and providing translation and interpretation and/or other duties as designated by the Executive Director.

 

Qualifications: 

A high school diploma is required as well as a combination of relevant employment and or life experience. Bilingual in spoken Hmong and English is required.  Prefer both spoken and written bilingual skills. The ability to provide excellent customer service to clientele is essential as the Office Assistant will be the first point of contact with clients, partner agencies and/or funders. Ability to maintain client confidentiality is required. Ability to maintain and practice professionalism under stress is required. Experience with crisis intervention and knowledge of community resources is desired. Proficiency with productivity software such as Microsoft Word is preferred. The ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes honesty, integrity and cooperation with clients, co-workers, management and the general public is needed. Must have own transportation and motor vehicle insurance. Must be a team player and demonstrate a willingness to positively contribute to the growth and development of ECAHMAA’s mission and values.

 

Hours: 

This position is part time with at most 30 hours per week with the potential to be a full time position for the right candidate. The ability to work flexible hours is necessary with the majority of hours to be worked Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Evenings and weekends are required as needed for interpretation services. Travel is required as the Office Assistant will have to travel for interpretation appointments.

 

Salary: Base rate of $10.00 per hour plus $12.00 per hour for evenings and weekends’ interpretation appointments.

 

Deadline to apply: An employment application with a current resume, cover letter and three references must be received for consideration. Position is open until filled.

 

Materials submitted without an employment application will not be considered.

Employment Application can be found on ECAHMAA’s website.

 

 

Mail or fax application materials to:

 

Att: Pa Thao

ECAHMAA

423 Wisconsin Street

Eau Claire, WI 54703

paythao@ecahmaa.org

 

 

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