Farmers Helping Farmers is hiring!


Job Opportunity : Administrative Support Officer   Farmers Helping Farmers
Farmers Helping Farmers is a volunteer organization based in Prince Edward Island which carries out community-based projects in Kenya.
The successful candidate will report to the Board of Directors with the President and the Coordinator giving day-to-day direction. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:   
1.       Providing support to the volunteer Board of Directors including: arranging meetings; preparing agendas and supporting materials (as required); distributing materials; attending meetings; and taking and preparing of Minutes (currently there are 8-10 Board meetings per year) and handling correspondence.
2 .   Providing support for the fundraising activities of the organization including maintaining a list of donors.
3.    Providing support to members of the organization by: maintaining an accurate membership list;  organizing the Semi-Annual Meeting, the Annual General Meeting and any other required         meetings of the general membership.
4.    Picking up mail and doing banking
5.    Providing support to the Committees of the Board as required.
Level of effort: This is a contract position and the successful candidate’s remuneration will be paid upon submission of an approved invoice. The incumbent will be required to work up to 300  hours per year. Workload will vary with two high work loads in August and November/December.  Hours are flexible.
Rate of pay: $17//hour
Must have a computer and printer                                                                                                            
Previous experience in performing the required duties                                                                                       
Ability to work with a computer and familiarity with Microsoft suite                                                                  
Efficient, effective, reliable and discrete                                                                                                              
 Proven ability to work with a volunteer Board of Directors and Committees will be an asset
A police security check will be required for the successful candidate
For further information about the organization please consult our website at:
Please send a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the qualifications to:
BY MAIL      Farmers Helping Farmers PO Box 2623 Charlottetown, PE C1A 8C3
Closing Date: 5:00 pm, February 6, 2015


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