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St. Mary's Center for Women and Children Receptionist in Dorchester, Massachusetts

RECEPTIONIST Location: Dorchester 90 Cushing Avenue Dorchester MA 02125 Shift Schedule: Monday-Friday 4pm-10pm About Us: Located in Dorchester and East Boston, St. Mary\'s Center for Women and Children supports 500 mothers, fathers, and children annually with shelter, clinical and educational services, job training, employment readiness, and search for permanent housing. St. Mary\'s Center has expanded and adapted to meet community needs and is now one of the largest family shelter programs in Massachusetts supporting families experiencing homelessness with shelter, transitional and permanent housing, food, basic needs assistance, and critical wrap-around supports. Grounded in social justice, St. Mary\'s Center empowers families to achieve emotional stability and economic independence through education, workforce development, and permanent housing. Your Role: Reporting to the Front Desk Manager, this role will oversee and manage the central reception area by answering phone calls, greeting visitors, distributing mail, data entry and clerical office administrative support as needed. As the face of the organization, the individual in this role will be the first point of in-person contact and provide and maintain clear and respectful communication with other staff, clients, families and community partners. This is an essential member of staff and will be expected to attend applicable workshops, staff meetings and training opportunities. Requirements: Work onsite at our Dorchester location- 90 Cushing Avenue Dorchester MA 02125 Valid Driver\'s license preferred Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of hire. Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds as well as sit and stand for extended periods. High School Diploma Formal secretarial training or equivalent combination of experience and training preferred Must undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations. St. Mary\'s places emphasis on workforce value and has implemented a robust benefits package offered to employees in set schedule of 20 hours or more per week. Benefits include: 100% of premiums paid for basic life insurance, short-term disability and long term disability insurances Medical insurance premiums covered at 75% by the agency. An employee assistance program with free and accessible resources available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. A merit-based annual performance review process. Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance