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Position Title:            Administrative Assistant
Report To:                 Deceptions Program Director
           Non-exempt, temporary
Position Time:           Hourly, approximately 8 hours per week, flexible

Position Summary

Deceptions, a Tier 2 research project, is testing a middle school curriculum designed to raise awareness about healthy relationships and teach participants how to resist and prevent unhealthy or unsafe relational patterns including the prevention of sexual exploitation. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel as well as the ability to use social media technology. The hours are flexible; however, deadlines are critical.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work under the direction of the Tier 2 Manager to establish a parent communication system with prepared text messaging that corresponds to the classes the students receive.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Attend staff meetings, trainings and other development activities as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Accept the guidance of the Tier 2 Manager, Executive Director and project staff in the spirit of cooperation and establishing and maintaining an honest and professional working relationship.

Job Qualifications

  • Completed High School, AA preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 3 months experience working or assisting in an office environment.
  • Must pass criminal background check prior to starting work.
  • Accepts direction well and works well with others.
  • Must be detailed oriented and have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Willing to work non-standard and irregular hours.
  • Ability to keep personal information about participants confidential.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Working Conditions

Must be available for flexible, non-standard work hours.  Also, work is often performed in an office environment and involves frequent use of a computer.  Frequent use of phones to communicate with current and potential clients and partners.

Pay $15 to $16/hr  

Submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Amy Simmons

Northwest Family Services

6200 SE King Rd. Portland, OR 97222