Singing Creek Educational Center
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Eugene, Oregon
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Pay Type: 
Internship, Volunteer

Administrative Assistant position would be integral to running the nonprofit organization; working under the close supervision of the Executive Director in the Singing Creek office and remote locations. The AA would be responsible for taking on projects with guidance from the Ed, possibly including things like working on a communications plan, marketing plan, document creation and outreach. The AA will receive training as needed in Wordpress CMS, Microsoft Office, Photoshop and other programs as needed. The Admin Assistant will gain skills and knowledge in non profit management, project management, volunteer management and program development. Upon initial hiring it will be determined with the candidate which area they are most interested in, and they will be coached in a project in that selected area. The assistant may be responsible for helping with events, in direct contact with the public, and in outreach campaigns. Skills gained will include technology, communications, organization and strategy.

Background: The Singing Creek Center is located on the large family farm of Tom and Sue Hunton, in Junction City. (Their business is farming and operating their commercial mill: Camas Country Mill.) Karen Rainsong, ED, has established a "pioneer house" in the granary building, and has pioneer summer camps, including using the historic pioneer schoolhouse on the property. The creek, pond, meadows, fields, and garden, as well as the chickens, provide a peaceful and natural place to teach children through hands-on interactive learning, about the history of Oregon and the experiences of being a pioneer in the 1800's. Programs include summer camps, field trips, special events, home school classes, arts and crafts classes, in-classroom presentations, and more.

Qualifications Desired:
• Ability to work independently and in a team, and meet project deadlines
• Professional and outgoing communication style
• Some Computer skills, Word, Excel, and social media, own internet connection and laptop
• Basic Photography skills (camera can be provided if you don't have one.)
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to think critically and apply feedback creatively
• A good attitude
• Reliable transportation
• Effective at listening and communicating ideas
• Ability to develop positive relationships with community members

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to Karen Rainsong, Include information about previous experience in this field or course of study. References should be provided.
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Karen's cell phone number for more information: 541 968-1986