Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant (2 positions open) 

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant position requires proficiency in the full range of general office services and functions as well as knowledge of the services of their department and work assignments.Administrative Assistant performs well defined, semi-routine functions with limited supervision and requiring marginal technical knowledge of the department, or area of assignment.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain effective working, and business relationships.• Supports assigned department activities, functions, and other SCFG functions as assigned. • Uses a personal computer and a variety of office software applications including word processing, email, and file management. Creates documents in Word or uses predefined templates and form letters. Creates or maintains files in Excel. May create PowerPoint presentations and use Access or other databases.• Perform data entry, and mail merges correspondence as needed.• Operates office equipment such as printers, copy machines, fax machines. • Reception responsibilities include greeting visitors of the foundation by phone, or in person. Direct callers to appropriate staff members. Provide generalized front office assistance as needed.• Manages office supplies.• Provides direct or indirect general support to foundation programs as directed.• Files documents and develops or modifies filing practices, including use of electronic rather than paper records.• Reports to head of assigned department.• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Type:  (1) Full-Time & (1) Part-Time


Community Health Worker (Savannah, Georgia & Macon, Georgia)

Sickle Cell Disease New Born Screening Program

Job Summary (Grant Based Position)

Community health workers (CHW) provide culturally appropriate services to persons living with Sickle Cell Disease to improve health outcomes and facilitate enrollment in a national Sickle Cell registry.  CHWs conduct community outreach, including home visits to promote, maintain, and improve the health of individuals living with Sickle Cell Disease.

Key Functions/Responsibilities

  • Identify and outreach to persons living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) who are out of care (have not seen a primary care physician for at least one year).
  • Establish trusting relationships with persons living with SCD and their families.
  • Provide social support and informal counseling.
  • In collaboration with the health educator, conduct needs assessments to identify barriers to accessing health care for SCD and identify service needs.
  • Assist persons living with SCD access health related services, including but not limited to obtaining a medical home, providing instruction on appropriate use of the medical home, overcoming barriers to obtaining needed medical care and social services.
  • Help persons with SCD connect with transportation resources and give appointment reminders as deemed necessary.
  • Motivate persons living with SCD to be active, engaged participants in their health.
  • Provide information and facilitate enrollment in the national SCD registry.
  • Coach and assist persons living with SCD complete the registry enrollment process and to update as needed.
  • Coach persons living with SCD in effective management of SCD and self-care.
  • Provide ongoing follow-up, basic motivational interviewing, and goal setting with persons living with SCD.
  • Follow-up with persons living with SCD via phone calls, home visits, and visits to other settings where persons can be found.
  • Provide consistent communication to the Health Educator to evaluate the status of persons living with SCD to ensure that reports and information provided clearly describe progress.
  • Be knowledgeable about community resources appropriate to the needs of persons living with SCD and their families.
  • Continuously expand knowledge and understanding of community resources, services, and programs provided.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively within a team.
  • Collect, organize, and enter information about services provided and persons served.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Good understanding of the community of services
  • Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease
  • At least one year of experience working in a community-based setting
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills, such as listening well and using language appropriately
  • Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement, and motivation to persons living with SCD
  • Successful completion of the National Sickle Cell Disease Lay Program Certification Training
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Have and maintain automobile liability insurance
  • Satisfactory driving record
  • Satisfactory criminal background record

Job Type: Full-Time (Grant Based): Macon, GA (1 position available) & Savannah, GA (1 position available) 


Human Resources/ Administrative Coordinator

Job Summary

The Human Resources /Office Coordinator will play a major role in the Administrative, Development, and Finance divisions, which have responsibility for the business operations of the nonprofit. S/he will be responsible for human resources, confidential data and record keeping systems, budget preparation and compliance, office operations, and. assist in managing facilities, S/he will report directly the Administrative Manager and will be responsible for executing day-to-day operations of the organization. The HR/Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the high-energy and fast paced Administrative and Finance teams to ensure business policies and procedures are adhered to and that the administrative and finance function adequately supports program operations. Acts as a team player by supporting and participating in organizational events.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Human Resources: Oversee the recruitment, hiring, and on and off boarding processes for employees and volunteers. Coordinate with the Administrative and Finance team to facilitate new hire and exit paperwork. Provide employee counseling, conflict resolution and required documentation as needed. Responsible for managing staff time, payroll, benefits and enrichment including paid time off, professional development, and staff events. Oversee the compliance of all human resource functions with appropriate federal and state laws in conjunction with the company’s vendors, i.e.  Prime Pay etc. Review policies and procedures for efficient implementation and compliance over all employees.    Coordinate and maintain effective processes for the recruitment of other staff and contractors, volunteers, and special projects such as camp;  formulation and annual updating of job descriptions, compensation and salary ranges, performance appraisals and disciplinary matters, and secure personnel records. Update employee manual annually and present recommendations to Administrative Manager and CEO. Oversee employee insurance programs; office holidays, employee birthdays, anniversaries; worker’s compensation insurance; unemployment claims; participation and implementation of employee development; retirement plan, etc.  Develop and make presentations as directed.
  • Administration: Provide administrative support to Administration, Finance and Executive office including establishment and maintenance of confidential records, budget preparation and compliance, maintains equipment inventory, vehicle maintenance, and assisting with general office operations. Monitor and track usage logs i.e. postage, copier, telephone, visitor, mileage, employee metrics etc. Responsible for communications to staff, contractors and vendors. Manages petty cash, purchase orders, coordinates and reconciles expense reports and performs AP data entry. Oversees the administrative budget as it relates to office resources, orders supplies, processes travel, and ensures adequate resources are stocked for the office. Communicate and support implementation for IT platforms as needed, acts as point person for IT issues and ensures data integrity for all business information within the organization.
  • Facilities: Responsible for opening/closing office and serves as Safety Champion.  Monitors pest control, elevator, fire, and overall safety protocols.  Assist in managing the use and maintenance of the property, Manages space rentals, vendor documentation, janitorial and maintenance records, conducts monthly property inspection, and ensures equipment leases/renewals.

 Competencies 

  • Discreet, adaptable, self-starting, and team player
  • Flexible:  Ability to manage frequently changing priorities and activities as they related to business operations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills; familiar with basic office protocols.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Sound judgment in decision-making, honesty
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
  • Must have patience, flexibility, and a good sense of humor
  • Ability to supervise others
  • Respectful but firm

 Minimum Requirements 

  • Must pass background check.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred field of study in human resources, operations, information technology, business management, or related discipline. At least three years of work experience in a human resources role required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Quickbooks or accounting software required
  • Experience with general office duties required; three years experience preferred.
  • Typing required, minimum 45 wpm
  • Strong written and verbal skills required, spelling and proofreading a must.
  • Technologically savvy with experience in day to day operational IT issues. Experience dealing with IT vendors and knowledge of IT protocols and jargon preferred.
  • Experience with non-profit organizations preferred
  • Willingness and desire to learn and implement new technologies
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License Required
  • Reliable vehicle and valid car insurance required
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day
  • Weekend and after hour availability required

Job Type: Full-Time