Wabash Valley Community Foundation - Administrative Assistant for Programs

Wabash Valley Community Foundation - Administrative Assistant for Programs

Our Work Environment
Professional, yet fun, with supportive coworkers who are passionate about carrying out the mission of
the Community Foundation to strengthen the Wabash Valley Community.

Our Mission
The Mission of the Wabash Valley Community Foundation is engaging people, building resources
and enriching lives.

How We Carry Out Our Mission
The Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter. We have one primary
purpose: to receive charitable contributions and invest and manage them as a permanent endowment
according to the charitable intentions of our donors and enriching the quality of life within the Wabash
Valley.

What We Stand For
The Core Values of the Wabash Valley Community Foundation guide the decisions and actions of our
staff. We commit ourselves to:
Integrity – We are honest and ethical in our approach. We value and respect all people and believe
that building trust builds a better community.
Collaboration – We work strategically in partnership and provide leadership, when needed to achieve
our vision.
Transparency – We communicate, both internally and externally, with candor, honesty and respect.
Accountability – We measure ourselves against the highest standards of philanthropy, stewardship
and fiscal responsibility.

The Position
Position Summary: The Program Assistant supports the Community Foundation’s mission of
“engaging people, building resources and enriching lives.” The Community Foundation serves Clay,
Sullivan and Vigo counties, and the individual hired will assist the Community Foundation’s Program
Director in all aspects of program delivery, primarily dedicated to supporting the grants and
scholarships programs throughout the aforementioned counties.
The Program Assistant will work closely with the Program Director to deliver services and administer
processes as required to support the scholarship and grant programs. Such support includes tasks

such as computer database management and information maintenance; importing online application
information into Excel spreadsheets; recording of minutes at grant and scholarship meetings;
maintaining communication with volunteers; providing leadership to the Community Foundation’s
Youth Grant Committee; and various other tasks as assigned by the Program Director or Executive
Director.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. Work hours are generally Monday through Friday from
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, but alternative work hours apply as required by the position to accommodate
evening and/or weekend events and meetings.
The base salary range for this position is $31,000 to $37,000, with specific salary to be determined by
experience and qualifications. Additionally, the position offers a $7,500 annual allotment that the
employee can choose to receive as additional wages or other benefits. The Community Foundation
also provides a retirement plan and paid time off benefits.

Qualifications
• Associate’s degree or equivalent experience/training in a professional office setting
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
• Must possess the ability to adapt to new technology and be comfortable with vendor phone
support/training to learn and stay on top of extensive online processes
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated
ability to effectively interact with various individuals including volunteers, donors, community
leaders and co-workers including the ability to recruit, motivate and organize volunteer
committees.
• Be a team player.

How to Apply

For more information about the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, visit: www.wvcf.org.