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Location: Rives Junction, Michigan

Position Type: Full-Time

Position Description:


This position will primarily support the President & CEO in managing many of the operational aspects of Youth Haven. In addition, the Executive Assistant will help in areas of event planning, volunteer engagement, staff hiring, and general administrative needs. The mission-minded candidate will need to have a professional demeanor, be extremely organized, be able to multitask and prioritize assignments, and have strong verbal and written communication skills.

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 7-13.

  • Have a sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and core values, understanding Youth Haven’s purpose as a home mission organization.

  • Be evangelistic and missions focused, desiring to be part of a “seed-sowing” ministry 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.

  • 4 years of Executive Assistant or similar experience preferred.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have a high level of attention to detail.

  • Must have strong organizational, follow-up, multi-tasking and time management skills.

  • Must be willing to have flexibility in work schedule.

  • Must be able to travel to the various locations Youth Haven serves.

  • Must be very proficient and comfortable using computers and technology, especially with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • A basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is preferred, especially InDesign and Photoshop.

  • Having Salesforce knowledge and experience is a plus.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist with handling incoming business emails and phone calls.

  • Welcome visitors to the Youth Haven office.

  • Assist with maintaining the calendar of the President, including scheduling meetings and appointments.

  • Assist with maintaining a digital filing system for the President.

  • Assist with phone calls, emails, and letters on behalf of the President.

  • Assist with the hiring process of new staff. This includes evaluating applications, performing some initial phone and/or video interviews and corresponding with potential candidates.

  • Assist with notes and cards that are sent on behalf of Youth Haven and the President.

  • Attend weekly leadership meetings. Take minutes and prepare any documents as needed.

  • Assist with coordination of special events throughout the year, including Youth Haven’s annual Ladies’ Days, Pancake Breakfast, Candlelight Dinners, Harvest Festival, concerts, staff functions, and other events as needed.

  • Coordinate Youth Haven’s Presidential Suite ministry to Pastors.

  • In coordination with the Director of Marketing and Communications, develop and maintain a regular staff email newsletter, updating the YH team with news and highlights of all that is occurring throughout the year.

  • Assist with coordination and preparation of Youth Haven’s board meetings.

  • Work on special projects at the request of the President.

  • Remain flexible and ready to help with other responsibilities as needed.

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.

Click here to submit your employment application!

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