Easterseals Florida
  • Sorrento
  • Sorrento, FL, USA
  • $13.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

This is a full-time position with a benefit package that includes: health insurance, life insurance, Section 125 plan, 403(b) annuity program, optional dental and AFLAC insurances, vacation, personal and sick time.


Who we are:

Easterseals Florida provides services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families.  We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.
 
 
What we're looking for:

Are you a passionate advocate for adults and children with disabilities?  Are you organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment?  Are you ready to be part of a team of individuals dedicated to making camp a great experience for our campers?  Then we want you for our full-time (30 hours per week) Program Assistant position! 
 
The program assistant will provide program administrative support for Camp Challenge, our camp for adults and children with disabilities and special needs.  This requires an outgoing personality, excellent customer service skills, results-oriented approach, the ability to work within time constraints, problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task.  The position requires a high volume of family and customer contact, speaking with families on a regular basis regarding their needs, including sensitive topics of financial assistance and level of care. Additionally, the Program Assistant will be responsible for marketing the camp program and will assist in obtaining and preparing for site rental of camp.  The Program Assistant will be part of a team where independence, creativity and strong organizational skills are valued and required.  We need someone who can keep up and who is willing to wear a variety of hats!
 
 
What you'll be doing:
  • Perform general office duties
  • Inventory and order, following purchasing procedures, office supplies for the program
  • Conduct tours for prospective clients/families and site rental groups
  • Work regularly with families to enroll campers, answer questions, and speak with them about sensitive topics (financial assistance and level of care)
  • Assisting  with preparation for weekend and summer camp sessions, including obtaining authorizations for services, processing camper applications, collecting and receipting payments, assisting parents/families with questions and concerns, maintaining camper files, and coordinating required program paperwork
  • Managing inventory and funds for the camp general store
  • Entering and maintaining camper information in Excel spreadsheets
  • Marketing our camp programs at community events, including public speaking events
  • Negotiating contracts for site-rental groups
  • Attending community networking meetings
  • Drive for marketing purposes or for offsite meetings
 
 
What we value:
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • One-year certificate from a college or technical school with at least six months of related experience and/or training
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience as described above will be considered
  • Outstanding computer skills using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to meet our approved driver qualifications in order to drive your personal vehicle as required to drive for program related business
  • An energetic creative and professional individual who will portray and promote a positive, respectful, and team-based environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours when needed to meet the needs of the program.  This position requires the ability to work on both Saturdays and Sundays during summer camp season (June and July) and a few weekends throughout the year for weekend camp sessions
 
 
Easterseals Florida is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Easterseals Florida is a Drug Free Workplace.
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