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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is
nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding a cure for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. MDA was created in 1950 by a group of adults with muscular dystrophy, parents of children with muscular dystrophy, and a physician-scientist studying the disorder.
MDA combats neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. With national headquarters in Tucson, Arizona, MDA has more than 200 offices across the country, sponsors some 200 hospital-affiliated clinics and supports nearly 330 research projects around the world. The Association's programs are funded almost entirely by individual private contributors. Some of MDA's special events and volunteer opportunities include:
Shamrocks against Dystrophy®
MDA summer camps
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our career opportunities, inclusive environment, work-life balance, benefits and culture
. Joining our dedicated team you will experience the gratification of knowing your work impacts the well-being of millions of people, both directly and indirectly, affected by neuromuscular diseases. Our commitment extends to our employees and we recognize their need to balance work and personal responsibilities. Some of the
we offer our employees include:
Unlimited internal career paths and opportunities
Medical / Dental comprehensive PPO plan
403(b) retirement savings plan
Paid holiday, personal, birthday, anniversary, vacation and sick days
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Accounting - Finance
Admin - Clerical
Nonprofit - Social Services
2 Year Degree
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Administrative Assistant / Secretary
The Muscular Dystrophy Association, dedicated to conquering neuromuscular diseases, is ranked among the nation’s top health agencies. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the organization provides comprehensive healthcare services through its network of 200 hospital-affiliated clinics, funds over 80 summer camps nationwide and supports nearly 330 research projects around the world. With over 200 field offices and its 1,400 employees, MDA local District offices organize special events and fund-raising programs, including the MDA Labor Day Telethon, and administer local health care services.
As an Administrative Assistant / Secretary you will be responsible for:
Providing administrative support to the local office team.
Answering phones, handling correspondence and accounting functions.
Maintaining databases and general office duties.
The successful candidate must have previous secretarial and bookkeeping experience. Individual must have working knowledge of database maintenance, proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Desktop Publishing and phone systems. Excellent phone skills are required. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is needed.
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Position type: full time employee
No candidates will be considered who reside outside of area listed above. No agencies please.
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