Administrative Assistant Position
Friends of Great Kids Farm
$18.00 to $22.00 Per Hour - Part Time (10 hours per week)
Friends of Great Kids Farm (Friends) is a nonprofit organization created to support, promote and enhance the programming at Baltimore City Public Schools’ Great Kids Farm (GKF) and the district's Farm to School (F2S) programming. Friends works with City Schools to bring students to the Farm, a 33-acre urban farm with a stream, woods, fields, and greenhouses, providing students hands-on opportunities to connect farm and plate, reinforce curricular concepts, strengthen environmental literacy, and promote healthy habits for the whole child.
Baltimore City Public Schools' Farm to School (F2S) program promotes experiential education that connects students to nature and food systems. In every grade band, our programs and services focus on three core areas: (1) food education for lifelong healthy habits, (2) nature-based exploration for wholeness and academic enrichment, (3) food system engagement for active citizenship, leadership development, and career skills. Meaningful F2S experiences are transformative for students’ academic success and their social, emotional, and physical wellness. Additionally, they empower youth to understand, engage with, and co-create their food system in ways that can improve food security and sovereignty, while also preparing youth to be systems thinkers and social changemakers.
Why you should choose Friends!
Paid Time Off (1 week/10hours per year)
Opportunity for growth
Opportunity to impact access to education for Baltimore City Public School students
The administrative assistant is a new position and will work with and support the executive director by:
Taking on the record-keeping for grants and donors;
working with board members to organize auctions and events;
monitoring social media accounts;
scheduling meetings and events for the board;
preparing donor correspondence;
and other duties as assigned.
While most of the work can be done remotely, the successful candidate will be working for a few hours one day/week at the Farm.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking for part-time, flexible work and who likes a lot of diversity in their work week .
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Computer skills and knowledge
• Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
• Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as electronic filing and record keeping
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Excellent verbal and writing skills
• Knowledge of basic accounting practices and experience with Excel
• Experience with or aptitude to learn various software systems such as such as Bloomerang, Constant Contant, and Canva
• High school diploma or equivalent (college degree preferred)
Most importantly, your flexibility, ability to work with a variety of personalities, ability to multitask and prioritize, and can-do attitude combined with a passion for providing access to educational opportunities to all children will make you the perfect candidate for this position.
Hours & Compensation
Most weeks, the administrative assistant will be working 10 hours per week. The rate of pay is $18 to $22/hour, with one week (10 hours) of paid personal time off per year.
To Apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Admin@friendsgkf.org. Please include Administrative Assistant in the subject line.
Friends provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Friends complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.