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Thank you for your interest in employment with Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA). We’re all about transforming compassion into action. Across the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe, CNEWA is hard at work in places where war and poverty shatter innocent lives. Every day, we express the Holy Father’s love for those who are suffering. Long after others have left, we are there providing consistency and hope to the Catholic Eastern churches and the communities they serve, regardless of faith. We are privileged and humbled to part of this special mission. Our work is a personal calling and we like to hear from you, if you have the calling to transform lives.

We are currently seeking a part-time receptionist who is responsible for providing excellent service to our donors and general public primarily via our 800 phone line and e-mail channels.

Some responsibilities include —

  • Responding to basic donor phone inquiries in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Warmly greets visitors and determines person with whom they have an appointment.
  • Answers and screens incoming phone calls for proper referral to other CNEWA staff.
  • Enters data into agency’s database for donor records.
  • Records and delivers messages in timely and accurate manner.
  • Will also provide back-up administrative/clerical duties when needed.

Applicants must possess excellent communication skills. Should demonstrate a high level of business etiquette, professional poise, courtesy and flexibility. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database software’s are required and an ability to learn new systems and applications. A bachelor’s degree and 2-3 yrs experience are desirable.

If you share these interests and a passion for advancing CNEWA’s humanitarian and pastoral programs, please forward your cover letter and resume to Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

CNEWA is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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