ID: 95202

Reception/Administration Assistant - Ultimo - # 9318

Indigenous Australians Short Term Ultimo, NSW

About this opportunity

A not-for-profit organisation aiming to improve literacy rates in remote Indigenous communities across Australia, is seeking a reliable Reception/Administration Assistant volunteer to work 2 days per week (Monday and Tuesday) from 21st August - 19th September.

This position requires an organised person with excellent communication skills (specifically he/she must be able to direct/handle requests from a number of stakeholders) and IT skills (Mac and Salesforce CRM).

The job includes performing some basic correspondence, banking cheques, filing and collecting and sending out post for the organisation. It also requires you to support the Executive director with appointments, booking travel and correspondence.

Skills Required:
- Experience as an administration, reception or personal assistant highly desirable.
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- IT savvy, requiring first rate computer skills, experience using Mac computers.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to deadlines.
- Highly organised and efficient.
- Intermediate skills in MS Office - Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
- Preferred but not essential experience using Salesforce CRM.

You will undergo a trial period of one day.

- Develop or learn valuable skills in Office Management.
- Gain new knowledge about literacy and literature in remote communities.
- Boost your career prospects.
- Enjoy a sense of agency, achievement and fulfilment in contributing to addressing the literacy gap in remote Australia.
- Connect with others, make new contacts and be a part of a team.

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Time Required

Monday and Tuesday between 9am - 5pm for a 5 week period.

Interested in
  • Administration, Office Management

You will receive training from the Executive Director and Support Staff.