Arizona Chapter

School & Youth Administrative Assistant


How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Location: Arizona Chapter
School & Youth Administrative Assistant

The School & Youth Administrative Assistant will support the material and bookkeeping needs for over 600 schools participating in the school program. The Administrative Assistant we seek will be goal oriented, a self starter and team player with strong organizational and relationship building skills. This position works under the supervision and training of the School & Youth Program Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Organizes, tracks, and ships all school and program materials.
  • Coordinates weekly mail outs to active schools.
  • Maintains assigned office, program and event records, files and databases.
  • Coordinates and maintains program financial records and reports for all schools.
  • Organizes and ships all incentives for active schools.
  • Oversees volunteer groups working on special projects to support the program.
  • Receives and screens telephone calls and visitors, resolving routine and some complex inquiries. 
  • Maintains a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Excellent word processing and database management. 
  • Good communication and organizational skills. 
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar. 
  • Proficient in basic accounting and bookkeeping skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of standard business machines and computers. 
  • Professional maturity and judgment.

Position aligns with a traditional school schedule beginning in August and wrapping up in May. Hours vary from 20 to 35 hours per week depending on school calendar and campaign season. This position enjoys all major holidays off, one week at Thanksgiving, two weeks at Christmas, one week for Spring Break, and summer season off. Beginning pay is $13 per hour with opportunity for increase based on performance.


For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume to:
Melissa Johnston McKenzie
Region School & Youth Director
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Arizona Chapter
3877 N. 7th Street, Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Fax: 602-567-7601

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
last updated on Tuesday, July 08, 2014