Employment

Volunteer Florida is a great place to work! We value the unique talents of each of our employees and encourage a positive, fun culture for our team. In addition, as an employer of national service, Volunteer Florida recognizes the unique skills of national service alumni. Accordingly, AmeriCorps alumni, returned Peace Corps volunteers, and other national service participants are encouraged to apply to our job openings.

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer Florida is currently looking for an Executive Assistant to join our team. If you possess great organizational skills, have the ability to set goals and priorities, and have the desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative atmosphere, this is may be the position for you!

Position Summary
This position serves as the Executive Assistant for Volunteer Florida and is responsible for overseeing administrative functions in an executive management setting. The Executive Assistant provides executive support to Volunteer Florida Executive Leadership. The salary range for this position is $35,000 – $45,000 annually, based on experience. Volunteer Florida offers competitive benefits and retirement options.

Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university along with experience in office administration, organizational oversight and/or office systems.

Additional desired qualifications include the following:

  • Knowledge of office and administrative operations in an executive management setting
  • Knowledge of and ability to handle inter-and intra-office correspondence
  • Skilled in operating a personal computer and software applications.
  • Skilled in reading comprehension and proofreading.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, coordinate meetings and schedule travel arrangements in a fast paced, executive environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of public contact and work effectively on a national, statewide and local basis.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally, with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to independently prioritize, multi-task and follow through on complex and broad assignments while also being able to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to assist in planning Commission and Foundation meetings, training events, executive functions and site visits.
  • Ability to write comprehensive and concise meeting minutes.
  • Ability to travel on a statewide basis, as necessary.
  • Ability to update technical skills as needed to perform functions of the office.
  • Ability to foresee potential problems before they occur and work toward a solution.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Volunteer Florida is the state’s lead agency for volunteerism and national service for Florida. Volunteer Florida administers over $23M in federal and state funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida.

 

Volunteer Florida is a great place to work! Benefits include:

  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System – Employer paid with the exception of 3% employee contribution
  • Employer paid $50,000 life insurance policy.
  • Employer paid individual health insurance. Employer supplemented family health insurance (employee pays $180 per month).
  • Annual and sick leave accruing at 8.67 hours each, monthly
  • Availability of other State of Florida offered benefits at cost of employee
  • Hybrid – remote work environment

To apply for this position:
1) Download the Volunteer Florida Job Application Form.
2) Fill out the application form completely.
3) Submit your completed application form and a copy of your resume to: careers@volunteerflorida.org.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Volunteer Florida is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws.

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