Office assistant Job at The Hunger Project, New York, NY

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  • The Hunger Project
  • New York, NY

Job Description

Full job description

Associate, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

The Hunger Project (THP) is a global non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate individual and collective action to transform the systems of inequity that create hunger and cause it to persist. We are a global movement of individuals and organizations in 22 countries around the world. Across Africa, South Asia, and Latin America, The Hunger Project works in 9,500 rural communities, reaching 12.5 million people. Our programs are based on an innovative, holistic approach, which supports people living in rural communities to become agents of their own development, address root causes, and make sustainable progress in hunger and poverty reduction.

Current Hunger Project office locations include:

USA: Global Office in New York City and multiple home offices.

13 Program Countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Peru, Senegal, Uganda, Zambia.

8 Partner Countries: Australia, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

Position Summary

We are seeking a reliable and organized Office Assistant to oversee the physical management of our office half a day or one day per week. This role involves routine office management tasks. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, proactive, and able to work autonomously.

The duties must be performed onsite at the THP Headquarter Office: 110 West 30th Street, 6th Floor, New York City, New York, 10001. The part-time person will work four (4) to eight (8) hours per week; and reports to Operations and Finance Officer. The candidate must have eligibility to work in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship in the future.

Deadline: June 28, 2024

Start Date: As soon as possible, no later than July 1, 2024

Compensation: $15 / hour - not eligible for benefits

Time Commitment: up to 8 hours/week (on Thursday)

Key Responsibilities:

Office Management:

  • Maintain a clean and organized office environment.
  • Manage office supplies, ensuring stock levels are adequate and placing orders when necessary.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail and packages.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for office-related queries.
  • Facilitate in-office visitation from cleaning staff, exterminator, and staff.

Administrative Support:

  • Provide support with filing, data entry, and other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Liaise with building management and service providers (e.g., cleaners, maintenance staff).
  • Provide any administrative assistance for the OPS team, as required from the supervisor.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and initiatives led by the Operations department.
  • Assist with onboarding processes conducted in the office.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in office management or a similar administrative role preferred.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment, computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and document management systems.

How to Apply

Please forward your letter of interest and resume for immediate consideration to recruitmentoperations@thp.org by June 28, 2024 . Please include “ Office Assistant ” in the subject line of your email.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 8 per week

Schedule:

  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Executive administrative support: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Tags

Remote job, Hourly pay, Part time, Immediate start, Home office, Shift work, Day shift, 1 day per week,

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