Office Assistant

Position Title
Office Assistant

Location
American Red Cross, Musser Blood Center, 700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Purpose 
Assist operations of the Volunteer Administration department by providing clerical support

Key Responsibilities

  • Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
  • Answering/making phone calls
  • Filing, copying, collating, faxing
  • Completing mailings
  • Updating-keying (typing) database information
  • Other clerical duties as assigned by supervisor

Relationships
Various levels of American Red Cross staff, paid and volunteer

Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 15 years
  • Good communication skills
  • Clerical and computer skills required (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point)

Training

  • Orientation to American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region
  • American Red Cross Blood Service Volunteer Training
  • Volunteer Administration department operations

Length of Appointment
One year. Renewable with up-to-date training courses

Time Commitment 
4-6 hours per week

Development Opportunities

  • Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to your community
  • Develop and validate clerical skills that can last a lifetime 

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