Administrative Assistant

Jewish National Fund | Rockville Centre, NY, United States

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Posted Date 6/05/2024

If working for an organization that supports the land and people of Israel excites you, then join us and you needn't wait another minute to change the world!


Position overview:

Jewish National Fund- USA is looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide clerical and organizational support for the JNF accounting department. This is a full-time position that is based out of our Rockville Centre, NY office.


Job responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of the Account Receivable Director, provides administrative support to the Account Receivable department.
  • Manage all the matching gifts platforms, find donations, verify & confirm requests, follow up with pending requests and update fundraisers and donors if requested.
  • Process donations that arrive via check or ACH.

·        Update mailing records for returned pledge letters and provide a list of write offs or corrections for old open pledges.

·        Prepare batches for Accounts Receivable to create.

·        Obtain backups for several third-party platforms.

  • Complete verification forms for donors and organizations.
  • Provide information for grants and donations for different institutions.
  • Reconcile monthly reports to ensure accuracy of Salesforce records.
  • Process end of month reports and Salesforce daily closing.
  • Assist by pulling documents for audit request.
  • Process check refunds for donors.
  • Return incorrect routed mailing to donors.
  • Manage inventory of office supplies and place orders as needed.
  • Assist with administrative duties and special projects as directed.
  • Any other duties assigned by your supervisor.

You have:

  • BA/BS degree is preferred
  • Superb interpersonal skills including communication and organizational skills 
  • Superior customer service and telephone etiquette 
  • Must be extremely dependable and be able to work quickly and accurately 
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task projects in order to meet deadlines and manage activities of a busy office 
  • Must be flexible and able to accommodate last minute requests 
  • Must be very comfortable with technology.
  • Strong computer skills (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoom). Knowledge of Salesforce/database preferred, but we will train. Basic math/accounting skills are a must.





Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role. 



Jewish National Fund strives to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel's residents and translate these advancements to the world beyond. JNF is "greening" the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks across Israel, creating new communities and cities for generations of Israelis to call home, bolstering Israel's water supply, helping develop innovative arid agriculture techniques and educating both young and old about the founding and importance of Israel and Zionism. JNF is the single largest provider of Zionist programs in the U.S. Its work is divided into seven program areas: Forestry & Green Innovations, Water Solutions, Community Building, Zionist Education & Advocacy, Research & Development, Heritage Sites, and Disabilities & Special Needs. 



  • Planted more than 250 million trees
  • Built over 250 reservoirs and dams
  • Developed over 250,000 acres of land
  • Created more than 2,000 parks
  • Provided the infrastructure for over 1,000 communities
  • Connected thousands of children and young adults to Israel and their heritage


Jewish National Fund prides itself on honoring the pioneers of the past and celebrating their spirit by continuing the pioneering tradition in the areas of technology, environmental progress, community development, water renewal and building the land of Israel for many years to come.

Jewish National Fund affirms the bonds of the Jewish family with their strength of unity, the understanding that each member can make a difference and the collective power to build prosperity, develop innovative solutions and promote the greater good.



A registered 501(c)(3) organization, Jewish National Fund is recognized as a 4-star organization by Charity Navigator, America's leading independent charity evaluator, for its sound fiscal management, accountability, and transparency. JNF has also been rated a top charity by the American Institute of Philanthropy and meets the 20 rigorous standards of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance, and the transparency standards of Tzedakah, Inc. No other Jewish organization meets all these standards.



We are ViZion-driven relationship-based, fast-paced, and Positively Israel!



Be Bold: Beyond. We are proud and passionate, vocal, and visionary about Israel and Zionism. We pride ourselves on our out-of-the-box thinking and the great things it accomplishes for the land and with the people of Israel.

Belong: Stay long. We are an inclusive and diverse workplace welcoming and respecting all cultures, ages, religions, ethnicities, genders, orientations, and physical abilities. Understanding that a work-life balance is crucial to the success of our organization, we are empathetic, understanding, caring, appreciative, and respectful of one another as we strive to develop and retain our professionals and donors for the long-run.

Be Inscribed: Be the Impact. To walk in the land of Israel and see the impact of our work instills the greatest sense of fulfillment. We strive for each employee to make their mark, leave their footprint, be heard, and feel relevant as together we help ensure the vibrancy of Israel for the next 100 years. We plant the future, not just trees. 

Be Kind: Act with Chesed. At JNF-USA we do not underestimate the power of kindness. We use recognition and praise to motivate teams, individuals, donors, and stakeholders. We are proud of our please and thank you's. We listen and lend a helping hand when a co-worker is challenged. Whether random or deliberate acts, kindness is a key ingredient to our positive workplace and mindset.

B'Yachad: Together. Great collaboration between our employees, donors and affiliates in Israel is a priority: everyone matters no matter their role. We recognize that open and inspirational communication, teamwork, and collegiality is a force multiplier in reaching our goals, mission, and vision. Jewish National Fund-USA exemplifies the power of unity.

Salary40,000.00 - 43,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Accounting & Finance | Administrative Support
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