The National Aviary is closed today, February 20, due to inclement weather.

The National Aviary is closed today, February 20, due to inclement weather.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant provides clerical support as needed throughout the Aviary. 

This position is ongoing.

Days needed: Sunday - Wednesday

Number of hours required: 4+ hours per day

Specific time/ shift  required:   Anytime, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Volunteer responsibilities:

  • File
  • Phone calls
  • Internet searches
  • Data entry
  • Generate reports from web-based volunteer management program

Qualifications:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), basic office administrative skills, customer service/hospitality experience helpful.

Requirements:

 

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Submit an online application
  • Participate in a 20-30 minute interview.
  • Have a clear criminal background check and child abuse history.
  • Submit for FBI fingerprinting or sign waiver if eligible. 
  • Have reliable and convenient internet access.
  • Enjoy interacting with the general public.
  • Attend new Volunteer Orientation.
  • Attend at least six (6) of 12 Saturday monthly meetings per year.
  • Commit to a minimum of 100 hours of service per year. (this equals two four-hour shifts per month)
  • Commit to a regular monthly schedule.

 

Acceptance in to the program is based on your interview, availability and compatibility of interests.