ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Location: Rives Junction, Michigan
Hours: Full Time

Position Description:

 

As part of the Youth Haven support team, the Administrative Assistant will greet guests in person and on the phone, and will assist with key areas such as program scheduling, volunteer engagement, special events, scheduling of our Lodge facility, and other needs. Specific responsibilities will be primarily administrative in nature, with opportunities to contribute creatively in each of these areas of our mission.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must Love Jesus and have an active, growing relationship with Him!

  • Have a passion and vision to reach children for Christ, specifically disadvantaged children ages 7-12

  • A sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and core values, understanding Youth Haven’s purpose as a home missions organization focused on teaching the Gospel message to children who may never hear of Jesus Christ elsewhere.

  • Be a high energy, creative, and engaging individual who can function well within a team environment.

  • 2 or 4 year degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the gift of being able to speak in front of groups of people and clearly share about the ministry of Youth Haven.

  • Must be detail oriented and efficient with data entry; a good time manager.

  • Willing to talk on the phone.

  • Photography experience a plus.

  • Understanding of the every day struggles our children are facing and able to show empathy and God's love to parents.

  • Flexibility in work schedule is important as events, volunteer service, children's programs and other things occurring at Youth Haven often happen after hours or on weekends.

  • Proven experience and knowledge using computers and technology, especially MS Office products. Salesforce or similar database platform knowledge  experience a plus.

Youth Haven is a great place to work, with each member of our team using their gifts and skills to reach out to children in need. We offer competitive salaries and other benefits to our staff based upon experience and positional responsibilities. If you feel that serving the Lord at Youth Haven as a missionary at a home missions organization, and you possess the servant heart, skills and qualifications required for this position, please fill out our online application. You may attach a resume and cover letter during the application process.

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Principal Responsibilities:

  • Welcome visitors to the Michigan and Corporate Office as the key person in the office reception space.

  • Assist with incoming telephone calls.

  • Manage event registrations prior to several of Youth Haven’s annual events, including Ladies’ Day and the Candlelight Dinners. This entails receiving the registrations, entering the information into the database, and responding with tickets and confirmations.

  • Assist with the processing of incoming gifts in kind that are received in the office or through the mail.

  • Oversee the scheduling of groups that desire to use Youth Haven’s Lodge facility, including receiving requests and ensuring timely and accurate communication with each group as the annual schedule is developed.

  • Manage scheduling of meetings, tour groups, hayrides, and other requests that come into the office.

  • Assist Youth Haven’s Director of Program Scheduling and Volunteer Engagement in the following ways:

    • Assist with entering detailed information regarding volunteer and children’s program activities into Youth Haven’s database

    • Make reminder phone calls to children’s parents/guardians before every children’s retreat

    • Attend agency presentations and engage with agency partners

    • Assist with registration/sign-in process at the start of each children’s retreat

    • Assist with printing, stuffing, and mailing paperwork

    • Assist with volunteer scheduling and management of volunteers when they are on-site

    • Take pictures of volunteers as they serve to share in publications and online sources

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Michigan Campus

PO Box 97, Rives Jct., MI 49277

517-569-3328

Arizona Campus

PO Box 716, Eloy, AZ  85131

520-466-3093

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