Why you should join the mission

​Empower youth and families in rural Uganda through education and enterprise development.

Current Openings

Job Details Title: Administrative and Events Assistant

Compensation: $15-18/hour depending on experience (non-exempt; hourly)

Location: Posner Center with flexibility to work from home when appropriate

Work hours: 10-20 hours per week. Ideally on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Business Operations: 50%

  • Build strong relationships with existing donors, supporters, and volunteers through the management of various events and committee meetings
  • Reconcile bank statements and all financial records
  • Receive and sort mail from Evergreen once every other week. Deposit donations at First Bank and create invoices when bills are received
  • Manage outgoing bulk mailings to be shipped through the Evergreen post office
  • Maintain office supplies and event inventory
  • Send out donor letters once a month. May include printing out photographs and editing content as needed
  • Establishes and maintains photo library
  • Keeps mailing lists updated
  • Coordinate and order large print jobs
  • Maintain the Salesforce database by processing credit cards and donations, sending tax letters and thank you notes
  • Perform office tasks, including but not limited to, ordering office supplies; reserving meeting rooms, setting up meetings; answering phones; making copies/scanning documents; maintaining office files; processing mail

Events and Volunteer Management: 50%

  • Supports the scheduling and staffing of community outreach events including occasional evening and weekend events
  • Maintains and updates information on current website.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team on event collateral, communications and promotion
  • Secure all appropriate permits and licensing
  • Coordinate IYHA’s fundraising events, including house parties, volunteer-based occasions and annual galas. This includes logistics, event messaging, donor engagement, vendor outreach, and securing sponsorships
  • Recruit, manage and train volunteers and interns

Desired Skill Set and Experience:

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong writer and communicator with enthusiasm for story-telling
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be willing to use a personal computer
  • Willingness to use personal transportation to run errands (gas costs will be reimbursed)
  • Nonprofit experience is plus

Please email your resume to Kristy Hitchings at Kristy@intoyourhandsafrica.org. No phone calls please.