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Ve’ahavta is a registered non-profit social service organization based on the Jewish ethics of justice, kindness, and responsibility. At Ve’ahavta, we deliver programs that break down barriers, restore human dignity, foster capacity-building, and empower marginalized individuals to break the cycle of poverty and create real change in their lives. Further information can be found at www.veahavta.org

At Ve’ahavta, we value hard work, but we also value recognition, wellness, and taking care of each other. This role includes the following compensation package:  

  • Full group health benefits 
  • Dental coverage 
  • Wellness Spending Account allowance 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Generous vacation and sick time off policies 
  • Office closures for all statutory and Jewish holidays

 Above all, we provide a warm, inclusive, fun, and progressive place of work. Come join us!

“I want to express how lucky I feel to have the opportunity to work with the amazing team at Ve’ahavta. There is some really beautiful community care that happens there, and it feels incredible to be part of that important work.”
– Ve’ahavta Employee

JOB PURPOSE

As a member of the Programs Team, this position is responsible for carrying out administrative tasks to support our progressive and transformational social service programs, which include work and life skills training programs, as well as client support and street outreach programs for individuals facing homelessness and adversity.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Reporting to the Manager of Social Service Programs, you will be the main resource for all administrative needs for the programs team. Your role plays a crucial part in ensuring the smooth operation, efficiency and efficacy of our programs.

Through your strong and savvy administrative skills, you will carry out day to day administrative duties, including, but not limited to, managing correspondences with clients and stakeholders, maintaining, updating and filing documentation, scheduling meetings and appointments, inputting client information into the database for the purposes of tracking and evaluation.

Your strong attention to detail will be valuable while supporting and implementing the logistics and of several sessions of programming per year. This will include the ordering and distribution of supplies and materials, preparing meetings and in-class sessions, guiding participants through a registration process, as well as other administrative duties.

With your warmth and positive attitude, you will be part of team working directly with our clients and other stakeholders, ensuring they feel welcome and supported. As one of the first “faces” to greet our clients at the door, and as the main phone operator, you will have the opportunity to set their experience in motion and help ensure that it is a most positive one.

We are seeking a highly personable and organized individual who meets the following eligibility criteria:

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role and related setting
  • Strong administrative and tech skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Competency in working with CRM databases
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Outlook, Word
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technology systems
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-starter and proven success in working independently
  • Experience working with marginalized populations and passion for helping others

*a full job description is available upon request*
*this is an on-site position*

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letter to jobs@veahavta.org the title “Program Assistant” in the subject line.

Eligible candidates will be contacted as applications come in, and the successful candidate will be chosen at the earliest opportunity. Don’t delay and send in your application today!

We thank all interested applicants but can only respond to those selected for an interview. 

Ve’ahavta is an equal opportunity employer that values equity, diversity, and inclusion. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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