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National Indian Child Care Association

Administrative Assistant


National Indian Child Care Association


Part Time

About the Role

NICCA is expanding our staff! We are looking for a part-time administrative assistant who is excited about our mission and is ready to help us grow. If you are super tech-savvy, have a passion for early care and education, and can work effectively remotely -- this position is for you! This position is ideal for anyone interested in policy/advocacy and capacity building/training at the national level.

The application requires a resume and example(s) professional promotional content. Interview candidates will be informed of selection after the application period closes.


  • Higher educational degree preferred, including Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s degrees.

  • Minimum of two-years professional experience and/or training in organization-building, public relations, or other related fields.

  • A demonstrated interest in and passion for work that serves American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian children and families with a commitment to promoting the health and well-being of our youngest citizens.

  • Reliability and personal accountability to perform tasks remotely.

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work both independently and cooperatively with a team.

  • Experience with using social media as a promotional tool. Particularly, knowledge of HootSuite, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

  • Professional-level familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required. Knowledge of Adobe Suite is valuable. Experience using Canva and Wix web-hosting is an advantage.

  • Ability to be self-motivated and provide quick response while maintaining high level of accuracy.

  • Knowledge of web design and experience in advocacy, grant writing, and grassroots organizing and outreach are big advantages.


  • Organize and schedule meetings

  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes

  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms

  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures

  • Maintain contact lists

  • Develop social media content

  • Communicate and engage with membership

  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients

  • Liaise with Executive Director and Program Manager to handle requests and queries and Board

About the Company

The National Indian Child Care Association is the recognized representative body of the Tribal Child Care and Development Fund Grantees. The Association was developed in 1993 to provide information, support, coordination, and advocacy for Tribal child care. Two hundred sixty Tribes and Tribal organizations received Child Care and Development Funds in FY 2008. The Child Care and Development Block Grant is the single largest program authorized under the Personal Responsibilities and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) affecting Tribal governments. Participation in the Child Care and Development Fund allows Tribal governments the opportunity to design, implement, and support programs which are beneficial to the unique needs of our Tribal citizens.

NICCA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

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