Administrative Assistant (part-time) for The Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds

Do you have a passion for protecting Vermont’s lakes and ponds? The Federation of Vermont Lakes & Ponds (FOVLAP), a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering water quality standards and preserving Vermont’s lakes and ponds, is looking for a part-time, experienced Administrative Assistant to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the FOVLAP team to develop, manage, and conduct a schedule of educational webinars, meetings with legislators, and outreach events with lake associations to advance the goals of FOVLAP.
  • Develops motivational materials and outreach presentations to encourage member associations to consider clean water projects.
  • Learns about the issues facing Vermonters who work to promote water quality.
  • Makes independent decisions daily, addressing the best way to handle specific tasks.
  • Collaborates with various stakeholders including the FOVLAP board of directors, officers, auxiliary and committee chairs; member lake associations & individuals; and partners and constituents.
  • Coordinates events, selects appropriate venues, organizes technology for hybrid meetings, oversees communication and marketing to constituents, writes press releases, and reports on results.
  • Identifies potential opportunities to raise awareness and educate the public about the threats to Vermont’s water bodies and the work of FOVLAP.

Qualifications:

  • One or more years of experience as an administrative assistant
  • Opportunity for remote work
  • Ability to communicate educational and technical information, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong organizational skills and experience with project management. Experience using project management software is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to develop effective work plans, organize details, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage ($25-$30/hr)
  • Part-time position, averaging 12-16 hours per week
  • Opportunity to work for a mission-driven organization that protects Vermont’s environment
  • Potential for professional development opportunities

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to staffing@vermontlakes.org by July 26.

Thank you for your interest in FOVLAP!