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1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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We are looking for a new part-time Executive Assistant to assist our volunteer officers and board members in coordinating the multitude of projects and activities that our club undertakes monthly. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administrative details of the club.  This position reports directly to the Club President and will coordinate with other board members as needed.  The successful candidate will support our mission to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.  The candidate will also be committed to following our 4-way test: 1.  Is it the truth? 2. Is it fair to all concerned? 3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships? 4. Is it beneficial to all concerned?
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Providing administrative assistance, such as writing, and drafting emails, drafting memos, and preparing communications on behalf of the Board and the Club President.
  • Performing accounting and bookkeeping duties
  • Organizing meetings, including scheduling, sending reminders, meeting set-up, and organizing catering for our weekly meetings
  • Work with Audio/Visual personnel regarding the sound system for our weekly meetings
  • Using various software, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and virtual meeting applications.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • 2-3 years of administrative assistant experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to treat confidential information with appropriate discretion
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
Hours and compensation:
Will work 15 - 20 hours per week.  This position requires the successful candidate to work 10 am to 3 pm on Fridays and from 11:45 am to 2 pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month.  All other hours to be coordinated with the Club President. 
 
If you are interested in this position or know someone who would be a good fit please contact the Club President. 
 
CSF Projects Funded 2023
 
New as of February 21, 2023:
  • PEN (Practical Education Network) in Accra, Ghana (installation of online training facility) $5,000
  • Science Lab at Masai Mara High School in Kenya, Africa. $2,500 (with $2,500 from the Los Altos, California Rotary Club)
  • Social Work Scholarships at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (HKMU) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Two individual scholarships) $3,000
  • Flight 2023 – $7,635 metal materials purchase ($7,635) and downpayment on blank art pieces fabrication contract ($6,000) $13,635
  • School bus purchase for Rotary Volcanes School of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $2,000 (Tri Lakes Rotary Club project; total goal from area clubs and District grants $16,000)
  • Ukrainian Letter Project (supplies, printing, and shipping) $2,600
  • Ankara Turkey disaster response $4,000
New as of March 28,2023:
  • Our Community Salutes (recognition of high school military enlistees) Vendor Booth $500
  • Care & Share (food distribution) $1,250.00
  • Whitney Gold Tournament payment processor $120 ($10/month)
  • Diamond Awards (D11 Teacher Recognition) $7,046.30
  • Fakir Aesthetics Creative Construction (Flight) $2,400.00
New as of April 12, 2023
  • Memorial Tree Planting ($780.00)
  • Supplemental Funding for Rotary Reading at Audubon Elementary School ($790.00)
New as of May 8, 2023*
  • High School Scholarships (7) $7,360.00 plus $420.00 for parent meals
  • Palmer High School Interact Club (Shelter Box matching funds) $1,000.00.
*Note: a check to School District 11 in the amount of $40,000, which represents its share of the Fight 2022 proceeds, has been prepared. Arrangements for the presentation are pending.
 
New as of June 26, 2023
  • Sponsorship of a charitable gaming fundraising event to benefit the Pikes Peak Library District conducted by Colorado Community Esports: $1,000.
  • Sponsorship of the Police Foundation of Colorado Springs Medal of Valor Event that recognizes police officer performance above and beyond the call of duty: $2,500.00.
Total Funding to date: $57,481.30
 
Yours in service,
Tom Nelson
Director and Chairman of the Community Service Fund
 
 
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