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Company: Make the Road New York
Location: White Plains
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates neighborhood-based community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island; and White Plains, Westchester. With a membership of 24,000 low-income New Yorkers, MRNY tackles the critical issues facing our community: workplace justice, tenants--- rights, immigrant civil rights, language access, LGBTQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our Education Department offers English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish-language literacy, computer literacy, citizenship preparation, and in-school and after-school youth programs. Our Community Organizing Projects help New Yorkers to implement strategies to combat shared problems and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. And our Departments of Legal, Health & Support Services provide direct legal representation, case management, and facilitated enrollment into public health insurance programs, training, and strategic support for members and organizing campaigns. Our attorneys and advocates specialize in labor and employment law, public benefits, disability benefits, housing law, healthcare, health insurance access, immigration, public education, domestic violence, and LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) civil rights issues. The Admin Department is responsible for maintaining day-to-day administrative services in order to help the company run smoothly. Generally, the Admin Department provides essential administrative support for the whole company, including keeping and processing files and documents, assisting HR affairs, dealing with meetings, checking attendance, and much more. Current Opening Make the Road New York (MRNY), seeks a highly motivated, organized, dedicated PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST (20 HOURS PER WEEK) with the ability to multi-task. Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, possess a computer and administrative skills. Looking for an energetic individual who likes to work as a team player. This position will work closely with our Westchester Office Manager. The candidate must be a patient and caring professional. Reliability, professionalism, and confidentiality are crucial to this role. This position will join our Admin Team to support various events and other administrative tasks that may arise. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Answering phones Receiving guests Data entry in a timely fashion with attention to detail Processing membership dues payments, Photocopying Faxing and Mail distribution Updating bulletin boards Assisting with special events Organization and general maintenance in the office Help maintain and keep track of all Admin/IT equipment and materials/supplies Requirements (with example language): Eligible to work in the US Required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine prior first day of employment. Committed to Make the Road New York---s mission Must be bilingual English/Spanish Must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting or strong background in customer service Job Competencies : Have strong writing, speaking English skills Have strong Computer Skills Work well under pressure Be a fast learner and a people person Must be able to work on weekends Salary and Benefits : Starting salary is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days. How to Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter at the Make the Road Career Center. Site and Hours of Working: Make the Road New York - Westchester Office located at 46 Waller Ave in White Plains, NY. 20 hours. Primarily Monday to Friday. Evenings and weekends can be required for special events MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.

Keywords: Make the Road New York, White Plains , Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , White Plains, New York

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