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Boys and Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico CLERK / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (HEAD START) in United States

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Provide administrative support and effective implementation of administrative policies of the program. Follows clearly detailed specific procedures in completing several clerical steps performed in a prescribed or slightly varied sequence, such as coding and filing documents in an extensive alphabetical file.


  1. Perform daily administrative duties such as:

a. answering and screening emails, telephone calls, taking messages

b. managing complex calendars

c. sorting and distributing incoming mail and faxes

d. other routine duties necessary to assist senior personnel and departmental management

  1. Develops and uses effective and organized systems to provide successful administrative support of projects and provide it to others as needed.

  2. Assists in the preparation of meeting agendas and materials distribute such items in advance to members within agreed upon time frames.

  3. Maintain confidentiality and accurately communicates information in minutes, email, memos and other written and verbal correspondence.

  4. Effectively prioritize projects delegated by a variety of staff and successfully meet expectations and timelines at a high-level quality.

  5. Manage inventory and distribution of office supplies.

  6. Maintain the confidentiality of correspondence, documents, discussions, meetings and telephone calls.

  7. Oversee the operation of various office machines to include copier, computer, fax, phone, and mail machine.

  8. Maintain reports, records and proper documentation of all expenditures for reimbursements, petty cash, and purchase orders (e.g. receipts, boarding passes).

  9. Process check requests and track completion of all requests to ensure that all invoices and employee requests are completed accurately and timely.

  10. Participate in staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as assigned.

  11. Maintain confidentiality in regards to staff and family information.

  12. Be present at work in order to provide consistency of services.

  13. Be a contributory team member in a positive/productive manner.

  14. Demonstrate commitment to mission, values, and policies in the performance of daily duties.

  15. Performs any and all other duties as assigned.


● High School Diploma or equivalent; AA/AS in business or a related field preferred.

● Prior experience with office/general administration.

● Physical exam and background checks are required for this position.

● Travel required locally or long-distance up to 10% of the time for work-related meetings and functions.

● Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

● Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.

● Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

● Demonstrated computer literacy skills, using MS Office applications and other basic data systems including internet navigation.

● Must be honest, dependable and able to meet deadlines.

● Self-motivated and able to work independently.


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.