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This job expired on October 28, 2012

Program Assistant Animal Welfare Approved

  • Date Posted August 29, 2012
  • Location Alexandria, VA
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Job Type Full-Time
Job Description The Animal Welfare Approved program is seeking a Program Assistant. The Animal Welfare Approved program and food label promote the well-being of animals and the sustainability of humane family farms. We unite conscientious consumers with farmers who raise their animals with compassion.

Program Assistant Tasks:
  • Keep track of all promotional material inventory; order as needed
  • Manage the AWA egg carton program, including inventory, shipments, and payments
  • Update database and website content
  • Put together and ship all packages to farmers, staff, and volunteers
  • Manage AWA’s main office including handling repairs, scanning mail, handling UPS shipping services, and taking the lead on trash and recycling
  • Track and purchase office supplies
  • Review staff expense reports
  • Liaise with office manager for writing checks, sending receipts, other duties as necessary
  • Handle other administrative needs as necessary (mailings, conference registrations, membership renewals, etc.) for off-site staff
  • Program Assistant should have a bachelor’s degree or 3 years of relevant experience. Candidate would ideally have an interest in farm animal welfare, sustainable agriculture, or food policy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and writing skills
  • Must be able and motivated to work independently
  • Must be capable of lifting 40+ lbs.
Compensation this position is PAID How to apply
This job expired on October 28, 2012
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