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Program Assistant

Nassau County, NY, USA

Job Type

The DHP Program Assistant is mainly responsible for providing support to the Displaced Homemakers Program. The person reports to the program manager and also assists the manager in implementing the program.


The duties and responsibilities of a program assistant can vary depending on the organization the person works for. However, in general, a program assistant can have the following duties and responsibilities:
• Coordinating events and conferences
• Researching sources for funds
• Helping to prepare documentation for grants
• Preparing presentations
• Maintaining databases
• Managing online resources
• Typing out minutes of meetings
• Filing
• Managing and scheduling meetings
• Managing the calendar of the program manager
• Answering telephone calls
• Making travel arrangements
• Processing payments to suppliers and vendors


  • Have good written and verbal communication skills

  • Have the ability to conduct research independently

  • Be able to multitask

  • Have a keen eye for details

  • Be computer savvy

  • Be good with numbers

EOE: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

About the EOC:

The Economic Opportunity Commission is the designated anti-poverty agency in Nassau County; an innovative Community Action Agency devoted to facilitating and strengthening basic social relationships between individual, families, and social organizations.

For over 50 years, the EOC of Nassau County, Inc., has provided programs and services to the low-income Nassau County residents. During the past year, approximately 41,000 unduplicated low-income children, youth, individuals, and families accessed EOC programs and services. As a Community action Agency, the EOC of Nassau County, Inc., is a direct support for the county's residents who live at or below the federal poverty level. This includes those who are recognized as "working poor".


EOC believes that all employees are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or lawas and ordinances. EOC's Executive Management Team and Leadership is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activityes, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment. All personnel decissions are based on merit and finances. The EOC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization.

The Office of Head Start helps young children from low-income families prepare to succeed in school through local programs. The Head Start program promotes children's development through services that support early learning, health, and family well-being.

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