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Recruitment & Outreach Assistant, Temp

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."

Job Title: Recruitment and Outreach Assistant, Temporary
Location: Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Harrisburg, PA
Position Type: Hourly 
This position offers flexible, school-friendly hours Monday - Friday
This is a 20 - 25 hours per week position starting mid - October and ending on or before February 2015, based on performance

School & Youth Programs: Pennies for Patients & Pasta for Pennies

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter is seeking an energetic individual to join our School & Youth recruitment team. Make a difference in the fight against cancer by recruiting Central Pennsylvania schools to participate in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's School & Youth fundraising campaign.
The programs include Pennies for Patients and Pasta for Pennies which are service-learning programs for elementary through high schools where students collect spare change and coordinate events to help other students battling with cancer.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate with a high volume of schools primarily through phone and email
  • Provides administrative, secretarial and clerical support for special events.
  • Maintains assigned office, program and event records, files and data bases.
  • Prepares event related correspondence and reports.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements: 

  • Excellent word processing and database management skills.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of standard business machines and computers.
  • Professional maturity and judgment.
  • Clear, concise speaking voice
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office, word processing and database management skills
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Fundraising and/or recruiting experience preferred
  • Reliable transportation required

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.

For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Central Pennsylvania Chapter
2405 Park Drive, Suite 100
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Fax: (717)652-8614
E-mail:  Recruiting_PAH@LLS.org

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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.IND123

last updated on Tuesday, January 13, 2015