SEC Pathway is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization dedicated to restoring hope and success by providing financial, academic, professional and personal development resources for youth aged K-12 and to adults between the ages of 18-65, in low-income and low resource households in the Community. This is achieved through our three programs – Growing STEM+CR, Fresh Start and New Vision.
Summary of Position: This position is an excellent fit for individuals looking to develop skills in nonprofit program management. The Intern will provide administrative support to SEC Pathway’s DC Headquarters. The Intern will gain a broad exposure to the inner workings of a nonprofit organization. He or she will assist the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), in overall administration and logistics of every day programming. He or she will perform work directly related to the general business operations of SEC Pathway. This is an unpaid part-time internship. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Organization is operating on both an in-person and remote teleworking schedule format at this time.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage communication with program providers and other partners;
Verify accuracy of program logistics and enter information into the Excel database; Assist in the planning and coordination of meetings and orientations;
Assist with the creation and monitoring of program social media sites and emails;
Maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records and messages
Route and distribute incoming mail and email
Answer routine letters and email
Answer calls, take messages and handle correspondence
Reply and attach files to incoming messages
Correct spelling and grammar to ensure accuracy of documents
Operate fax machines, videoconferencing and phone systems, and other office equipment
Use computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications
Complete forms in accordance with company procedures
Assist in the planning and coordination of meetings and orientations – which includes but not limited to, taking meeting minutes and performing presentations on the missions and goals of the Organization;
Support program team with special initiatives, Outreach and Community events, and recruitment needs as assigned;
Monitor community partner compliance through weekly tracking of enrollment
Ensure that community partners have obtained and submitted required paperwork;
Research, document, and submit requests in relation to program activities — such as fundraisers and other program events;
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally. Must be able to sit for long periods.
Work Environment: This is a part-time (20-30 hr. /week) position open to applicants currently attending an Accredited University or College within Maryland, DC, and Virginia. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Executive Assistant and CEO. Travel throughout the city will be required to attend mandatory staff meetings at DC Headquarters and outreach and community events. Applicant must have access to a computer to be able to work remotely and/ or transportation to commute DC Headquarters.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Energetic and enthusiastic employee who can succeed in a fast-paced, high energy environment; Capability to succeed while working either independently or in collaborative settings; Problem solving abilities and analytical skills; Organizational skills; Oral and written communication skills; Dependability, accuracy, and attention to detail; Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and provide effective follow-up with supervisors. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software; excellent familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint is a must. Staff trainings will be provided on site.