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Position/Title: Programs Administrative Assistant
Position Type: FTE/Non-exempt
Reports To: Chief Program and Impact Officer

Growing Home transforms lives through dual generation work by Nurturing Children, Strengthening Families and Creating Community. Growing Home’s cornerstone projects target early intervention and wrap around programs and supports. Other programs and services include a collaborative sheltering programs for families, transitional/affordable housing, rental assistance, a client choice food pantry, a Parents as Teachers home visitation program, a collaborative pop-up medical clinic, life skills classes, holiday projects and a school supply give away. Growing Home is an impact oriented organization focused on testing and scaling up smart solutions and combining direct services, community organizing and advocacy to affect change.
Core Values
Respect, Effectiveness, Learning, Collaborative Leadership, Professionalism, Inclusiveness

Description or Purpose of the Position:
The Programs assistant is responsible for coordinating Growing Home’s day-to-day programs by ensuring that staff has the tools they need to support the mission of guiding children and their families on the path to brighter future.

• Act as point of contact for program logistical issues
• Assist with planning the logistics of various programs, like our Incredible Years, and Seedlings Parenting Groups
• Manage, organize, and track supplies and materials for Seedlings, Incredible years, and Collaborative Coaching program, ordering new items as needed
• Prepare and organize materials, activities and packets for various programs and Parenting Classes
• Organize, schedule and prepare agendas for monthly Program Management meetings
• Complete data entry, as needed
• Assist in promoting and recruiting families for program offerings
• Screen eligibility and facilitate class and program enrollment for families
• Assist in creating and updating promotional materials and program documents
• Maintain updated client resource referral lists
• Maintain updated calendar of classes, standing meetings, and programs events
• Organize, schedule and prepare agendas for meetings with key partners
• Assist in supportive role during seasonal events (Back to School, Holidays, etc.)
• Attend periodic program specific events, such as Back to School Night, Community networking nights, and other events as needed to provide outreach services
• Contribute to the functioning of a small, dynamic nonprofit by participating in program development, staff meetings and retreats, and office management tasks as part of the day center/direct services team
• Perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications Needed:
• Minimum two (2) years experience in office management, administrative support, event planning or related position
• Bilingual in English/Spanish required
• Efficient, resourceful, self-starter with excellent organizational and administrative skills
• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency on Microsoft Office platform
• Some college highly preferred
• Flexible, high energy, and highly creative
• Ability to work independently and with little supervision
• Sensitivity and openness to diverse people and families
• Ability to respect confidentiality

Salary and Benefits:
• Pay commensurate of experience
• Health and life insurance
• Employee wellness program
• Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
• Optional 403 (b) plan with 5% match after 12 months
• Positive, friendly workplace culture
• Growing organization; ongoing opportunities for professional growth and development

Start Date: Immediate
To Apply:
Please send a resume, cover letter, and completed Growing Home employment application available at to with Programs Assistant in the subject line. All three documents must be received no later than 5:00 PM on December 29, 2018 to be considered.

Growing Home is committed to an inclusive workplace. Growing Home is an equal opportunity employer.

Growing Home is committed to an inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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