Volunteer Resources Administrative Assistant (Full Time, Permanent)

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Dolphin Research Center
58901 Overseas Highway
(mm 59)
Grassy Key, FL 33050
United States
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Volunteers at Dolphin Research Center play a crucial role in daily operations. Our programs appeal to a diverse group that includes retirees, high school students and college students. Some are here for no more than a few days, many for several months and some long-term. Our dynamic department welcomes about one hundred volunteers per year. The Volunteer Resources Administrative Assistant supports the Director. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: General correspondence, record keeping, and files maintenance. Prompt handling and processing of incoming/outgoing departmental mail. Maintain all essential supplies, materials, and equipment necessary for volunteers to perform their duties. Process volunteer applications - date, review and acknowledge within three days of receipt. Assist in providing Orientation to new volunteers. Assist with volunteer training - including operation of necessary equipment. Update and print Volunteer Weekly Sign-In Sheet and calculate hours. Record, distribute and post weekly department meeting minutes within two days. Assist with tasks specific to the Internship program: Intern Selection Lists distribution; prompt notification of status - confirmation packets including Intern Guidelines and not-selected letters; maintain current postings at college career center websites.
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Abilities and Skills: Serious applicants should be responsible, organized, self-directed and comfortable with multi-tasking; they should also demonstrate good team player skills. Good interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to work with a variety of people on a regular basis are a must. Good communication skills (both oral and written). We are the primary caregivers for our family of exotic birds so familiarity with avian care is helpful. Applicants should have good basic computer skills including experience with PC-based applications including Windows and Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent) and should have good communication skills (both oral and written).
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DRC currently offers medical benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan, paid vacation, sick, and overtime, as well as personal growth and training opportunities. DRC seeks to provide for the well being of its employees and our salaries combined with our generous benefits create a competitive total package that is right for our environment. Dolphin Research Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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If you are interested, please send your resume and completed application by email to drc-hr@dolphins.org. You may also mail them to Dolphin Research Center, Human Resources Director, 58901 Overseas Highway, Grassy Key, FL 33050. An application can be found at www.dolphins.org/career_opportunities.