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Community Clothing Closet Assistant

 

The Community Clothing Closet Assistant will perform a variety of tasks depending on project deadlines in the center. This will include organizing, sorting and cleaning of the clothing closet as required. This position helps to assist and direct the needs of our clients.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sorting and organizing clothing donations

  • Cleaning of clothing closet area

  • Serving and assisting clients during clothing pick-up appointments

  • Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner

  • Must be dependable and punctual

  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public

  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of ECAC volunteers, partners, and donors

Time Commitment:

  • Shifts are for 2 hours

  • Tuesdays 2-4pm & Thursdays 2-4pm

  • Minimum of 1 shift per week

 

 

Office Assistant


Office assistants perform general office duties including but not limited to answering phones, taking messages and setting appointments. Our agency is a nonprofit organization serving at-risk or vulnerable
children, individuals and families. Therefore quite a bit of empathy is necessary when dealing with our clients.

 

Office Assistant for at least 2 hours a day (Monday-Friday) is a huge help. You can volunteer for the full
week or just a day. We are most appreciative.

 

 

faith food pantry Assistant

 

The Faith Food Pantry Assistant will perform a variety of tasks depending on project deadlines in the center. This will include scheduling and fulfilling food pick-up appointments as required. This position helps to assist and direct the needs of our clients.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calling clients to schedule appointments

  • Preparation of food boxes for pick up

  • Serving and assisting clients during food pick-up appointments

  • Restocking of pantry shelves

  • Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner

  • Must be dependable and punctual

  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public

  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of ECAC volunteers, partners, and donors


Time Commitment:

  • Shifts are for 2 hours

  • Monday-Thursday 2pm-4pm or 4pm-6pm

  • Minimum of 1 shift per week

 

 

Communications Assistant

 

We are looking for a communications assistant to be responsible for the creation of content such as effective media releases and social media posts on behalf of the Eastside Community Action Center.

 

Communications Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and editing communications copy and material

  • Helping to implement internal and external communications strategies and projects

  • Providing administrative support to internal teams

  • Preparing presentations if needed

  • Organizing marketing and networking events

  • Drafting and posting social media and web content

  • Assisting with the management of the Center’s external image

  • Maintaining calendars and appointments

  • Tracking projects and media exposure

  • Updating media contact lists

Grant Research Assistant


The primary focus for the grant research assistant will be to research current trends in of food insecurity, hunger, and homelessness in the Lansing area. We hope to also include details about how the Eastside Community Action Centers after school program has been beneficial to its participants. For both aspects, we will be aiming to use local, statewide, and national trends and data.

cleaning Assistant


The Cleaning Assistant will perform a variety of tasks depending on project deadlines in the center. This will include various forms of cleaning around the center as required. This position helps to assist and direct the needs of our clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning of different areas of the center

  • May include dusting, wiping, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing various surfaces throughout the center wherever needs work

  • Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner

  • Must be dependable and punctual

  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public

  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of ECAC volunteers, partners, and donors

Time Commitment:

  • Shifts are for 2 hours

  • Monday-Thursday 2pm-4pm or 4pm-6pm

  • Minimum of 1 shift per week

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 ECAC was founded in 2007 to serve as a hub for charitable and educational activities benefiting the residents of Lansing, Michigan. ECAC is designed to help answer the needs of vulnerable children and adults residing in Lansing's Eastside and surrounding area.

 ECAC provides social, educational, and spiritual assistance to children and adults, with particular attention given to those who are vulnerable or at-risk.