job: program associate, Manhasset NY, no salary info

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From: "Molly Schultz Hafid" <molly at>

Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
Position Available: PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

The Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program, a progressive faith-based
national grantmaking program supporting social justice organizations and
denominational groups, is seeking a Program Associate to provide
administrative, program and communications support as part of a 7-member
staff team.  This is an entry-level professional opportunity with career
track potential.

Provide administrative support, including drafting meeting minutes,
answering phones, coordinating board and staff travel, and providing
assistance to Executive Director and Program Officers.  Assist with outreach
to sponsoring congregation, including planning meetings and board/
congregational site visits.  Write and edit for newsletter and annual

BA or equivalent. Knowledge of PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and FrontPage,
Microsoft Excel, and other computer software. Background in social justice
work helpful. Need CAR. Excellent writing, research, oral communication, and
interpersonal skills.  Ability to exercise solid judgment, think critically,
plan and execute tasks in a timely manner, manage multiple projects
simultaneously, work as part of a team, maintain patience and sense of humor
under pressure.  Some overtime for Board meetings, committee meetings,
special projects. Belief in and support for the Principles of Unitarian
Universalism and the program priorities of the UU Veatch Program.  

Email, fax or mail a cover letter, and names of three references by November
10, 2008 to:

Program Associate Search
UU Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
48 Shelter Rock Rd
Manhasset, New York 11030
Fax: 516-627-6596
Email: barbara at

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