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    July 21, 2021
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Administrative Assistant / Office Administrator About UFI Urban Farming Institute (UFI) is a mission-driven organization that strives to URBAN develop and advance urban farming, engage individuals in growing and harvest- FARMING ing, and build a healthy community. Our programs are community-centered and INSTITUTE provide opportunities for all to experience and learn from urban agriculture. From farm training programs, engagement with youth and seniors to food delivery and education, UFI supports the diverse community in which it thrives. Located in Greater Boston, our employees represent the wonderful and diverse city we live in. We are committed to considering candidates who represent and celebrate the rich multicultural community in which we serve. You can and will be involved in many facets of the business operation, providing specific support in the areas of executive and general office administration, marketing, event planning and fundraising. This is a growing - both literally and figuratively- organization doing amazing work. Because of the work we do, having a strong belief in community and helping others is important. The varied work you do will be best supported by strong multi-tasking, organizational and communication skills, being ok with change, and on occasion, not mind picking up a shovel to help out on the farm! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Executive Support 1 Calendar management 1 Organizing general meetings/board meetings and travel arrangements - Drafting /editing correspondence - Collaborating on presentations Marketing & Fundraising 1 Assisting with Community Outreach, PR materials, tours of UFI 1 Supporting planning of UFI events/programs/ conferences 1 Supporting social media account updates, UFI calendar of events & newsletter General Office Administration 1 Answering / directing calls and welcoming visitors i Responding to donor inquiries / donor - Filing Time keeping / timecard organization for payroll - Maintaining and ordering supplies correspondence Qualifications: 1 2-3 years of administrative support experience preferred 1 Associates degree preferred 1 Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 1 Exceptional and proven organizational ability 1 Proven ability to be a self-starter I Ability to work independently, anticipate tasks and integrate as a member of a team 1 Strong written and verbal communication ability 1 Attention to detail and accuracy I Multilingual ability (Spanish and Creole) is an asset, but not required - Experience/interest in urban farming / agriculture is a plus UFI offers health and dental insurance as well as generous vacation time! To apply on-line, submit a resume and cover letter to: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/urbanfarminginstitute/jobs. You may also mail a resume and cover letter to: UFI Attention: President/CEO 487 Norfolk Street, Mattapan, MA 02126 UFI is an equal opportunity employer. Administrative Assistant / Office Administrator About UFI Urban Farming Institute (UFI) is a mission-driven organization that strives to URBAN develop and advance urban farming, engage individuals in growing and harvest- FARMING ing, and build a healthy community. Our programs are community-centered and INSTITUTE provide opportunities for all to experience and learn from urban agriculture. From farm training programs, engagement with youth and seniors to food delivery and education, UFI supports the diverse community in which it thrives. Located in Greater Boston, our employees represent the wonderful and diverse city we live in. We are committed to considering candidates who represent and celebrate the rich multicultural community in which we serve. You can and will be involved in many facets of the business operation, providing specific support in the areas of executive and general office administration, marketing, event planning and fundraising. This is a growing - both literally and figuratively- organization doing amazing work. Because of the work we do, having a strong belief in community and helping others is important. The varied work you do will be best supported by strong multi-tasking, organizational and communication skills, being ok with change, and on occasion, not mind picking up a shovel to help out on the farm! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Executive Support 1 Calendar management 1 Organizing general meetings/board meetings and travel arrangements - Drafting /editing correspondence - Collaborating on presentations Marketing & Fundraising 1 Assisting with Community Outreach, PR materials, tours of UFI 1 Supporting planning of UFI events/programs/ conferences 1 Supporting social media account updates, UFI calendar of events & newsletter General Office Administration 1 Answering / directing calls and welcoming visitors i Responding to donor inquiries / donor - Filing Time keeping / timecard organization for payroll - Maintaining and ordering supplies correspondence Qualifications: 1 2-3 years of administrative support experience preferred 1 Associates degree preferred 1 Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 1 Exceptional and proven organizational ability 1 Proven ability to be a self-starter I Ability to work independently, anticipate tasks and integrate as a member of a team 1 Strong written and verbal communication ability 1 Attention to detail and accuracy I Multilingual ability (Spanish and Creole) is an asset, but not required - Experience/interest in urban farming / agriculture is a plus UFI offers health and dental insurance as well as generous vacation time! To apply on-line, submit a resume and cover letter to: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/urbanfarminginstitute/jobs. You may also mail a resume and cover letter to: UFI Attention: President/CEO 487 Norfolk Street, Mattapan, MA 02126 UFI is an equal opportunity employer.