Administrative Assistant

Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering.  OBI combats hunger, deprivation and physical affliction with the provision of food, clothing, shelter, medical care and other basic necessities of life. We also help facilitate the development of healthy, vibrant and self-sustaining communities by addressing larger issues of education, food security, potable water, employment, community health, and disaster mitigation projects.

OBI's Disaster Relief team specializes in responding to natural disasters and mobilizing teams to assist with major relief and recovery efforts in response to earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis and floods. 

We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to our U.S. Disaster Relief leadership team.

The successful individual will have the following qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience providing administrative and clerical support for fast-paced office environment
  • Knowledge of non-profit organizational practices and procedures a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet, and ability to learn new software
  • Previous experience working in a Mac ecosystem a plus
  • Excellent oral and written corporate communication skills
  • Excellent clerical and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong ability to compose business correspondence, edit documents, and create spreadsheets with critical attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with the staff and public in a positive and professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to deal discreetly and diplomatically with all levels of management
  • Ability to use sound judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Flexible with ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed

A Charity you can trust!

OBI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. OBI provides strategic relief in 39 countries on a daily basis through core programs such as disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, clean water and community development.

Headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, Virginia, OBI not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers you an opportunity to make a global impact.

If you desire to make a difference in the lives of others, share our vision and purpose, we would like to hear from you!  Visit our web site at www.ob.org to submit an online application. Resumes without applications will not be given full consideration.