In Need of Administrative help

by Christine Sine

You may have noticed from some of my blog posts recently that I am a little overworked at the moment.  I am currently looking for someone who might be able to volunteer to help in the MSA office as an administrative assistant 10 – 12 hours a week.  If you know anyone that might be interested please encourage them to contact me.

  • This position would require knowledge of word & powerpoint and would require that a person be available 10 – 12 hours per week.  

This position would involve: 

  • Co-ordinating Tom & Christine Sine’s speaking schedule – Work with Sines to confirm details of speaking event & fill out event form to add to speaking file. 
    • Help respond to speaking enquiries
    • Add new events to MSA schedule on Google calendar, 
    • Book tickets & car if necessary, check on housing, contact information for arrival, mapquest directions if necessary, 
    • print out articles if necessary for them to take with them, 
    • Pack books, resources and email sign up sheets for events, unpack after event, put book money into finance file,  & enter email names into data base
    • Invoice expenses and check on reimbursement
    • Visit websites of organization hosting event & download photos that can be used in powerpoint presentations.  
    • Help with design of powerpoint presentation.  
  • Answering routine email and written correspondence that comes to MSA.  
    • Open email each morning, distribute enquiries to appropriate staff person.
    • Work with MSA director to respond to general enquiries about co-housing, futures’ research, & community.  
  • Coordinating MSA resources  – 
    • Inventory MSA books & keep track of those sold or given away
    • pack box of books for each event, mail for distant events, unpack box after event 
    • record book sales & give aways, keep book inventory up to date, put price slips in books
    • Photocopy MSA booklets & greeting cards if necessary
    • order books from publisher when needed 

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