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FWS Skills Training Employment Program Assistant

Position Description

Our program is called STEP (Skills Training Employment Program), which is a partnership between Buncombe County and A-B Tech that provides access to education for food assistance recipients. We are located at the food assistance office downtown Asheville, and are looking for a work-study that is interested in social work, economic development or office assistant work.

The purpose of this work-study position is to provide much needed support to the STEP staff through:

- Database management, and data entry

- Work with STEP staff to provide support of special events and community based workshops.

- Provide resume/cover letter and job search assistance to STEP Clients in career center

- Develop system to organize

- Document management

- Calling clients to gather information

- Other projects as assigned

Location

Off Campus - 40 Coxe Ave. Asheville, NC 28801

Minimum qualifications

- Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel

- Must have familiarity with office equipment - computers, printers, scanner, etc.

- Organizational skills

- Problem solving abilities

- Ability to work independently or with others

Preferred qualifications

- Familiarity with Google Drive

- Experience with telephone and customer service

- Experience working with/assisting people of diverse background and socio-economic statuses.

Wages

$15.00

Contact Information

Christi Cortese

christi.cortese@buncombecounty.org

 or christinelcortese@abtech.edu