Children's Home Society of Florida

Administrative Secretary

Job Locations US-FL-Miami
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


We’re working toward a world where all children realize their full potential…


When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there. Founded in 1902 to provide safe, loving homes for orphans, CHS is now one of the oldest, largest and most respected nonprofit organizations in Florida. Delivering hope to more than 50,000 children and family members across the state, we continue to do more. We are leading the nation in developing and delivering solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

Will you join us? Are you ready to HELP CHILDREN find–and achieve–their full potential? Are you ready to make a POSITIVE DIFFERENCE in the lives of children and their families? If so, we want to talk to YOU.

We’re seeking an experienced Administrative Secretary to support the growing needs of our programs. You will provide secretarial support to Management staff. This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled professional who has a passion for making a positive difference and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.



  • Compose and/or type routine correspondence, memos, reports, etc. 
  • Arrange travel schedules, reservations and other necessary accommodations

            for staff. 

  • Schedule appointments for staff. 
  • Provide needed administrative support, which may include clerical accounting

            duties, database maintenance, assisting in grant or contract proposals, etc. 

  • File, maintain records, copy, fax and perform other such clerical duties. 
  • Assist with special projects as needed. 
  • Provide backup coverage for receptionist and other administrative staff in

            clerical tasks such as answering telephone, opening and distributing mail, etc.

  • Order and maintain adequate office supplies. 
  • Manage petty cash fund. 
  • May take dictation and transcribe note or transcribe from voice recordings the

            minute of management meetings. 



  • Working knowledge of the secretarial field
  • Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families
  • Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change
  • A sincere passion for helping others in need
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Two years of administrative support experience
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications


At CHS, we’ve created a workplace that supports what drives you personally and professionally. Competitive salaries … paid holidays … generous paid time off … flexible work schedules … and a sweet benefits suite that doesn’t just say we care about you, but truly demonstrates it!

With more than 1,900 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of children’s services in the state of Florida. We’re an employer and career path of choice for any aspiring professional committed to growth and excellence. At CHS, we do good.





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