Executive Assistant

The Mission of Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is to provide refugees access to land, healthy food and agricultural and entrepreneurial opportunities. TTCF works with refugees that left Burma as a result of war and have come to North Carolina to rebuild their lives. Transplanting Traditions is looking for a dependable and organized individual to help manage and support staff around the daily administrative, financial and human resource operations.



  • Help maintain financial and fundraising records 
  • Manage and monitor monthly expenses
  • Enter expense codes and categories for financial reports
  • Bill payments and invoice preparation 
  • Email and phone communications with general public
  • Postage mail management and distribution
  • Orientation and set-up for new staff members
  • Support in organizing staff celebrations and in creating a positive and inclusive work environment
  • Monitor and obtain certifications and licenses needed by organization
  • Document and organize meetings
  • Coordinate employee and volunteer recruitment and hiring processes 
  • Enter program data into data management system
  • Communication with donors and writing thank you notes  
  • Help staff with fundraising activities when needed (preparation of grant proposals, events and mailings) 
  • Assist with the monitoring and compliance of organization policies and procedures
  • Handle basic bookkeeping
  • Purchase needed supplies for office and meetings
  • Support Executive Director in coordination and logistics of board meetings 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficient command of English grammar and spelling
  • Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft and google programs
  • Previous administrative (clerical, finance, fundraising, HR) experience is great but not required 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • High level of organizational skills required
  • Previous experience in the nonprofit or equivalent sector is great but not required
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to foster a positive team environment
  • Passion or interest in refugee or immigrant issues
  • Individuals that identify as a person of color and/or from the refugee and immigrant and/or Asia or Asian American community are encouraged to apply for this role 
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent time management skills

Start Date: February 2022

Time commitment: 30+ hours a week, full-time

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary & Benefits: $35K-$45K based on experience, full health insurance coverage and paid time off 

Questions: Contact info@transplantingtraditions.org or call 919-885-4063 ‬


How to Apply: Fill out an application online here or call for applications to be sent via email or text. If you have a resume or cover letter you can submit this in place of filling out the application to info@transplantingtraditions.org. Interviews will start after January 15th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.




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