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Office Coordinator

Company: Let's Grow Kids
Location: Burlington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryLet's Grow Kidsis a nonprofit organization on a mission: ensuring affordable access to high-qualitychildcarefor all Vermont families by 2025. With more than 30,000 supporters from all walks of life, Let's Grow Kids(LGK)is facilitating the movement to strengthen the early childhood education system today and calling for lasting investments inchild care. Together, we can give children a strong start and build a better Vermont for generations to come.LGK workswith its501(c)(4) affiliateLet's Grow Kids Action Networktospearhead the community organizing and political accountability needed to driveLGK's3-year legislative agenda via our campaign efforts.Our culture is dynamic, fast-paced,and driven by thefollowingcore values:Commitment to Children: We believe that investing in the wellbeing of children birth to five is a catalyst for positive social change.Inclusion: We are building an organization, movement, and system that promote equity and diversity.Collaboration: We support each other and our partners to realize shared success.Agility:We adapt readily to ourenvironment to ensure we're in thebest position to achieve our goals.Strategy: We take a focused, coordinated, data-driven approach to achieving our goals.Transparency: We are intentional about sharing clear and timelyinformation about our work,priorities, mission, and values.ToApplyPlease submit one document containing a cover letter and resume through Aquire4Hire by June 1, 2021.LGKvalues a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color,LGBTQindividuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.LGKis an equal opportunity employer.Employmentdecisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, age, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, place of birth, citizenship, military or veteran status, HIV status, genetic information, disability, orany other legally protected status as defined and requiredby state and federal laws.DutiesLet's Grow Kids seeks a motivated, customer-focused and detail-oriented individual to support the data and office needs of the LGK team and its Burlington office. This 12-24-month position will report to the Director of Operations and Evaluation as part of the Operations and Evaluation team.ResponsibilitiesThe position responsibilities include:Coordinate and support databases and systems (approximately 50% of effort)oEnter donor and supporter information into database as receivedoEnter meeting notes for key contactsoUse systems to ensure accurate, timely informationoCheck data and data reports for accuracyCoordinate technical resources (approximately 25% of effort)oOversee ordering, distribution, and maintenance of office technologyoEnsure adequate training on and provisioning of software applicationsoAssist with virtual meeting set-up and facilitationCoordinate and ensure smooth operation of Burlington office (approximately 20% of effort)oOrder suppliesoCoordinate with vendorsoProcess incoming and outgoing mailoSchedule staff meetingsoMaintain records of staff and regional meetingsOther duties as assigned (approximately 5% of effort)RequirementsQualificationsThe ideal candidate will have experience collecting and inputting data, as well as following administrative procedures, particularly with a dynamic and highly collaborative team.A well-qualified candidate will possess the following:High school diploma required; bachelor's degree preferred3 or more years of experience in an office settingStrong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially ExcelExperience with virtual meeting technologiesFamiliarity with databasesAble to work independently as part of a collaborative teamStrong organizational skills and attention to detailExcellent writing and verbal communication skillsAbility to maintain clear communication and work effectively with staff, vendors, and external partnersSelf-motivated with ability to work independently and take initiativeDemonstrated ability to work well under pressure and manage deadlinesBenefitsLocationThough LGK has a flexible workspace policy, this position will be based in our Burlington, VT office. Thisis a full-time,12-24-monthposition and businesshours are 9 AM-5 PM, Monday through Friday, with occasional work on evenings and weekends.CompensationThe salary range begins at $45,000 and benefits include paid family leave and contribution to child care costs.About UsLet's Grow Kids (LGK) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure affordable access to high-qualityearly childhood educationfor all Vermont families who need it by 2025.To accomplish our mission, Let's Grow Kids is piloting innovative solutions in Vermont to strengthen the existing child care system for the children of today and build a grassroots movement calling for long-term change for the children of tomorrow. We are inspiring Vermonters from all walks of life-families, early educators, employers, philanthropists, health care providers, legislators-to join the movement and support statewide policy change and increased investment in children when it matters most.In January 2021, LGK and Let's Grow Kids Action Network (LGKAN) publicly launched a three-year legislative campaign to enact new long-term, sustainable funding for Vermont's birth to five child care systemOur culture is guided by these core values:Commitment to Children: We believe that investing in the wellbeing of children birth to five is a catalyst for positive social change.Inclusion: We are building an organization, movement, and system that promote equity and diversity.Collaboration: We support each other and our partners to realize shared success.Agility:We adapt readily to ourenvironment in order to achieve our goals.Strategy: We take a focused, coordinated, data-driven approach to our work.Transparency: We are intentional about sharing clear and timelyinformation about our work, priorities, mission, and values.Our Commitment to Anti-racismWe commit our organization, our movement, and ourselves to being anti-racist in all aspects of our work, to use our platform to raise Black voices, and to create anequitable early childhood education system that advances racial justice for the next generation of Vermonters. We commit to listen actively, to learn openly, and to examine and question our privilege and tolerance of systemic racism, in order to disrupt structures of oppression.Let's Grow Kids is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, age, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, place of birth, citizenship, military or veteran status, HIV status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected status as defined and require by state and federal laws.

Keywords: Let's Grow Kids, New England , Office Coordinator, Other , Burlington, Northeast

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