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Program Assistant

Jewish Vocational Services
Job Title: Program Assistant
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February 28th, 2018
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Jewish Vocational Service, a non-profit workforce development organization, seeks a full-time, experienced Program Assistant. Under the direction of the Manager of CareerPath Now, the Program Assistant plays a key support role.  Strong organizational skills, excellent computer skills and good communication skills are critical to success.  This position requires strong attention to detail and follow through, as well as outstanding customer service skills.  The Program Assistant is a part of a larger JVS team, all of whom are supporting the education, training and employment needs of clients.  The Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the members of the CareerPath Now team as they deliver job search, job readiness, and education and training navigation services to a diverse set of clients.  The Program Assistant will provide weekly coverage at the Welcome Center and the Student Support Center.  The Program Assistant will be assisting with tracking client outcomes and providing reports to employers and funders. The Program Assistant is an active member of the CareerPath Now team, thereby equitably contributing to Team performance goals and working to support the overall mission and philosophy of JVS.
The ideal candidate will have:
·         2 years of office support/administrative work strongly preferred
·         Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite skills
·         Demonstrated skill in database programs
·         Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
·         Ability to work as part of a team
·         Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
·         Bi-lingual or language proficiency beyond English preferred
·         Demonstrated ability to work independently
·         High school diploma and 2+ years directly-related experience; or certificate/associates and 1+ years of directly related experience
Work hours are generally 9-5 Monday through Friday (full-time 35 hours/week). As a full-time employee, you will qualify for medical and dental insurance, 403(b), short and long term disability and life insurance plans. A robust paid time off plan is also part of the offering. This position is located at 75 Federal St, Boston, MA.
If you wish to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw the listing.
JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities.  By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.
JVS is an employment at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.  Additionally, JVS prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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