COMPELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO FULFILL ON THEIR PURPOSE, MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE FOR OTHERS, AND ADVANCE THEIR CAREER! YWCA of Metroplitan Chicago, a 21st Century, business savvy, growth-oriented, social services enterprise is seeking a Bilingual Administrative Assistant, based at our Parks Francis Center, located at 6600 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago. This is a non-exempt position reporting directly to the TUMMY Nutrition Education Services Program Manager.
The Bilingual Administrative Assistant provides crucial assistance for the Child & Adult Food Program (CACFP) within the provider services team, overseeing program operations, providing administrative support and ensuring regulatory agencies compliance. This position is vital in ensuring synergy among YWCA programs, constituents and communities served.
Acts as a CACFP “hub” and consistent point of contact for provider client services
Investigates and problem solves, using program data systems to identify provider and/or program issues and concerns
Provides ongoing database training, new user set-ups and troubleshooting for internal staff and external providers on data systems as needed (Minute Menu, KidKare, HX, CX, etc.)
Ensures the accuracy of data that program team members are providing on a daily basis
Creates program notices, sends out monthly mailers and promotional materials in English and Spanish
Utilizes social media platforms for this program to communicate and increase provider engagement
Actively participates in ongoing provider member recruitment and retention efforts including cold calling weekly roster of potential provider members
Associates degree or equivalent experience in Nutrition, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work, Public Administration or Business
One – three years’ experience in CACFP or human services program implementation, including program planning, operations and evaluation, and the use of data management information systems
Ability to pass a health examination and a criminal background check
Bilingual ability to fluently communicate (oral and written) in both English and Spanish
Ability to travel within local Chicagoland area
Valid drivers’ license, insurable driving record and able to furnish own transportation
Ability to work some evenings and weekends, as needed
Willingness to work collaboratively with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
Expert knowledge and use of Microsoft office suite products
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing women with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, to be confident in their choices and to make valuable contributions to their communities.