Things of My Very Own, Inc
  • Part Time
  • Immediately
  • $10-$12 Hour
  • Schenectady, NY
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Part-Time Receptionist/Administrative Support Person

Family Friendly, Team-Centered Environment

Things of My Very Own, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides crisis intervention services to children who have been impacted by extensive abuse and/or neglect. We also provide services to children at-risk of a Child Protective Services intervention solely due to not having items necessary for sustainability. The organization works to keep children with their non-abusive family members and out of the foster care system whenever possible.

Things of My Very Own, Inc. is currently seeking a P/T employee to work as a Receptionist/Administrative Support Person to join our family friendly team.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday of every month from 8:45am-1pm (chance of additional shifts).

Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting clients and donors
  • Reception assist-answer multi-line phones, etc.
  • Transcribe messages accurately
  • Create and edit documents and forms
  • Manage forms, documents and client files
  • Donation tracking
  • Donation solicitation  
  • Scheduling, tracking and ensuring that contracts are managed efficiently
  • Scheduling and meeting preparation
  • Client interviews
  • Occasional pick-up and delivery of donations and VIP’s
  • Maintaining a joyful, warm, friendly, client-centered atmosphere, etc.


  • Must have a non-judgmental, positive, outgoing, enthusiastic attitude.
  • Must be organized!
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have a drivers license and clean driving record.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with people of all backgrounds 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English is required, fluency in reading, writing Spanish is preferred but not required.
  • Prior administrative work, retail, sales, management or case work experience is preferred but is not required.
  • Must pass a criminal background investigation.

No experience in this field is necessary, we are willing to train the right candidate. Please send resume AND one-page letter of interest to for consideration. Position pays $10-$12 p/h, depending on experience.

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