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Volunteer and Employment Opportunities



We are always looking for passionate, hard-working people to join our team.  Below are positions we are currently filling:

Full and Part Time Employment Opportunities



Position Title: Administrative Assistant

Organization: The Land Connection
Location: Champaign, Illinois

Reports To: Executive Director

Employment Status: Part-time (20 hours a week), Hourly (3-month position, with possibility for longer)

Salary: $12-$15/hour, depending upon experience

Summary Job Description

The administrative assistant is responsible for all aspects of office and program support, and will work closely with the executive director on the organization’s finances. He or she will work closely with the staff to coordinate and support The Land Connection’s programming and business activities. This position reports directly to the executive director. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Answer phone and email inquiries, manage computer and physical files related to programs, maintain software and  update all documentation on software use,  and general TLC office administration, including paying monthly bills
  • Work with outreach and community engagement coordinator to maintain and update database of donors and program participants and generate donor reports and acknowledgements using Salesforce
  • Coordinate and attend weekly staff meetings
  • Help to coordinate volunteers
  • Produce and coordinate materials for education and training events, conferences, and other outreach venues
  • Manage registration for all workshops and public outreach events
  • Provide support for program activities as needed
  • Work with executive director on grant tracking
  • Manage money in and out in Quickbooks
  • Work with executive director on payroll and creating financial reports

Job Skills and Requirements

  • Excellent organizational and office management skills
  • Ability to perform duties responsibly and efficiently
  • Excellent written and oral communication and skills
  • Must have experience and mastery of Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Experience with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database systems
  • Experience with financial tracking software
  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of one year office experience, or two to four years of office experience

Application Information

  • Please email your resume, cover letter, and the names of three references to
  • Please use the following subject line: Administrative Assistant Application
  • Applications accepted through Friday, August 4th!  We are currently interviewing.  

Volunteers and Interns

Special projects for unpaid interns are always a possibility - please contact us if you are interested. Please send a letter of interest, an up to date resume, and a writing sample (optional, not to exceed four pages). We keep a list of interested volunteers for occasional project assistance as well.