Company Phone Number
336-274-5437

REQUEST FOR APPLICATION

RECEPTIONIST

The mission of the Partnership for Children is to invest in early childhood development by:

  • Supporting families and programs to foster healthy environments for young children to grow and learn.
  • Educating families and the community about the role we all play in positively shaping children’s early brain development.
  • Connecting families, childcare providers and local agencies to resources and information.
  • Advocating quality early childhood education for all children.

The Receptionist provides the first impression of the Partnership over the telephone and in-person, serving our clients, partners and guests.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Administrative Support for the Partnership:

  • Handle in-coming calls and mail and serve as a communication link to other staff, Direct Service Providers and the general public.
  • Manage the Partnership’s internal calendar and room reservation calendar.
  • Assist with meeting logistics and with updating our website and social media with articles, news, information and calendar events.
  • Coordinate special events, programs, and meetings, to include: ordering food, establishing venues, preparing materials, maintaining guest lists, RSVPs, and other logistics as needed.

NC Pre-K

  • Assist families in accessing services.
  • Assist families by having them sign in to see a NC Pre-K specialist when submitting applications or documentation
  • Create mailing lists for related NC Pre-K sites, etc.
  • Assure that all time sheets are submitted in a timely manner
  • Assist NC Pre-K Director in ordering food, establishing venues, and RSVPs as needed
  • Assist NC Pre-K Director in mailings, shipping and deliveries as needed.
  • Order NC Pre-K office supplies as needed.

Additional Duties

  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and NC Pre-K Director as needed and requested.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in business administration or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of progressively responsible secretarial, administrative, and/or office management experience.
  • Strong computer skills to work with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).

Special Skills/Training:

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to include correct spelling, syntax and grammar.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an orientation toward teamwork and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board, Staff our community partners and our diverse client community.
  • Works independently and exercises good judgment while under pressure, is flexible as work demands change. Displays an appropriate sense of urgency and responsiveness to clients.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and organizes workflow from various sources. Highly proactive, takes initiative and has strong follow-up and multi-tasking skills.
  • Completes assigned work excellently and on-time.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information.
  • Represents one’s self and our organization professionally and courteously even in unexpected or difficult situations.

 Additional education/experience/skills/training preferred:

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English
  • Website/social media skills
  • Non-profit experience.

The deadline for application submissions is  Friday, February 23, 2018. Resumes may be submitted to Carol Matznick at: carolm@guilfordchildren.org. If you have any questions, please give us a phone call at: 336.274.5437.

Revised 2/5/2018 CM

500 W. Friendly Ave. Suite 100 · Greensboro, NC · 27401