Head Start is a federally-funded, national child and family development program which provides comprehensive services for pregnant women, children from birth to age five, and their families. Services for children promote school readiness, and include early education, health, nutrition, mental health, and services for children with special needs. Services for parents promote family engagement, and include parent leadership and social service supports. As the Administrative Coordinator, you will provide clerical and administrative support for the CVHS Director and management staff; conduct word processing, data entry and generate reports; facilitate document production and mass mailings; coordinate special projects; communicate with staff, parents, vendors, and various agencies; and oversee office management and organization.
: Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in relevant field, as well as 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience. Also required are excellent verbal and written communication (bilingual abilities a plus!), intermediate skills in Microsoft Office; speed, proficiency and accuracy with word processing and data entry; strong, proven note-taking, writing and proofreading skills; customer service skills; exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; a commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment; a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and access to reliable transportation; physical ability to carry out required tasks; and a can-do, extra-mile attitude. 40 hours/week, full year. Health plan and excellent benefits.
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