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Community Engagement Assistant

Company: Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Are you interested in working for a mission-driven organization that continues to grow and is dedicated to providing quality services to its residents? Do you want your next job to offer you the opportunity to serve while allowing you to grow personally and professionally? - Explore careers with Charles E. Smith Life Communities! OUR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT POSITION The Community Engagement Assistant provides support for the broad array of activities and functions of the offices of Development and Community Engagement, providing administrative support for unit directors. Support includes assisting with event registration, logistics and promotion, volunteer management and support with gift processing, acknowledgements, and reporting. Like all members of the Development and Public Relations team, the Community Engagement Assistant is an ambassador for Charles E. Smith Life Communities, and interacts frequently with senior managers, department heads, and residents throughout the organization, as well as volunteer leadership, donors, and members of the public. ABOUT CHARLES E. SMITH LIFE COMMUNITIES Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) is a faith-based nonprofit senior services organization located in Rockville, Maryland, delivering quality care and meaningful life experiences to older adults with dignity and compassion rooted in Jewish values. - Our team of over 1,000 members represent a very wide range of cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, and faiths. PEOPLE WHO MATTER Every associate - guided by our values and mission - contributes to our sustained place as a leader and has an important role in our success. - Entry level or seasoned, our associates experience the rewards of working for a mission-driven, nonprofit organization committed to creating an engaging community for aging adults. Our team-oriented environment provides exceptional opportunities for personal growth and professional development. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Our total rewards package includes competitive compensation, health benefits through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield, a retirement plan, generous PTO, tuition reimbursement, credit union, and proximity to public transportation. - LOCATION This position is based in the Development Department in the Dekelboum Building, located at 6101 Montrose Road in Rockville, Maryland. - SHIFTS & STATUS This is a Full Time, Exempt position with Monday through Friday schedule. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Event and Community Relations Support: provide assistance with event logistics including but not limited to follow up with vendors update event registration as needed in Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge database including data sync of event registration, payment, specifics for event, reporting as well as post event updating and reporting as needed, provide event support including producing nametags, event materials, etc.
  • Assistance with gift processing, acknowledgements, year-end financial reporting, and other Blackbaud Raiser's Edge maintenance tasks, including regular biographical record maintenance, assignment of attributes and other functions related to donors, gift entry, reporting, events, and volunteers
  • Support the volunteer program by updating and creating volunteer records, tracking hours, updating database with volunteer responsibilities and opportunities, , provide assistance to volunteers and departments in need of volunteers, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • At least 1 year of experience providing administrative support, including event planning experience, database administration, volunteer management experience, or customer relations. - Experience may be part-time and include summer jobs or internships for recent college graduates.
    • Excellent customer service orientation.
    • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills in the English language - ease in writing letters to constituents, communicating pleasantly and effectively with colleagues.
    • Extraordinary attention to detail in the rekeying of names, addresses, numbers.
    • Experience in using databases, specifically Raiser's Edge - updates, searches, queries, and report production, with sound understanding of good practices in data maintenance.
    • Temperament suitable to working in what can be a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
    • Exceptional ability to multi-task between projects while working with a variety of volunteers. COVID-19 RESPONSE We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has made health and safety in the workplace a top priority for job seekers. We want to assure you that it is a daily focus for everyone at CESLC. We have a robust COVID-19 response plan that includes infection control practices with detailed cleaning and PPE guidance; COVID-19 vaccine requirement; rigorous COVID-19 testing protocols for staff and residents; and ongoing staff communication and education. As part of our health and safety measures, virtually 100% of our associates are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Visit this link for more details on the CESLC response to COVID-19: THANKS Thanks for your interest in joining CESLC and the team in our Development Department!

Keywords: Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Rockville , Community Engagement Assistant, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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