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Administrative Assistant, Vocational Services

Company: Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant, Vocational Services

Denver, CO, USA

Req #1056

Friday, April 29, 2022

The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks anAdministrative Assistant, Vocational Services. This position provides administrative support to the Vocational Services Team by answering phones, answering the door, completing documentation as required, and completing other general office duties. This position is located at 563 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colorado 80205 and reports to the Program Director, Vocational Services.

Coalition Benefits

In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:

  • Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own health coverage and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. We're proud to offer same- and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage;

  • Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;

  • Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;

  • Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;

  • Extensive paid time-off, including 8 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.

    Essential Job Functions

  • Provides administrative support to the Vocational Services team.

  • Answers the front door for program participants.

  • Gathers and enters program outcome data.

  • Completes all documentation and data entry in a timely manner (Access Data Base, Case notes, HMIS, etc.)

  • Performs general office duties (ordering office supplies, word processing, filing and other clerical duties, etc.).

  • Completes initial assessments for program participants.

  • Assists in scheduling orientations for program participants.

  • Assists in report development and printing.

  • Assists program participants with program paperwork as required.
  • Orders and keeps track of bus passes and tickets given to program participants including quarterly and annual reporting to funder.
  • Orders office supplies as needed.

  • Keeps clothing closet in order.

  • Keeps waiting room in order.

  • Maintains current and complete COVID-19 vaccination(s), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

    Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Qualifications Summary

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Veterans are strongly urged to apply.

  • Experience in office setting required.

  • Experience with homelessness, veterans and/or mental illness/substance abuse preferred.

    The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.

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