University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire




Administrative Assistant

30 hours

Community partner: Bluebird Legacy
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Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer By joining our team as our Administrative Assistant you would be meeting a need of coordinating and executing organizational operations, grant researching, writing edits, and submitting. Create a partnership with MS-Take Charge, Inc so we can become a reference for you in the future.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer MS-Take Charge is a nonprofit organization focusing on providing movement therapy and wellness for those with Multiple Sclerosis. Educate and empower independency through community collaboration to “Take Charge” of MS by learning to move MS energy effectively and create vitality of Mind, Body and Spirit in the Chippewa Valley area.


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Someone with an interest in collaborating with us to form a health and nonprofit wellness community engagement organization for individuals living with Multiple Sclerosis. 1. Time management - juggling multiple tasks 2. Utilize one’s studies and skills to enhance their service-learning experience 3. Strong research skills to identify relevant grant opportunities and gather supporting data. 4. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading abilities 5. Proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet, and Adobe 6. Ability to work independently and collaboratively 7. Strong organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Play a vital role in supporting our organization's daily operations by providing administrative support. This is an excellent learning opportunity for you as well as a chance to be interning with a nonprofit while building your resume.


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Flexible - Will do our best to work with student’s schedule.


Additional information (not required).

Answer Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological disorder usually manifesting itself in early 20’s. Almost one million people in the United States have MS, making it one of the most common causes of neurological disability among young adults (20’s-40’s) in North America. The prevalence of MS in Wisconsin is medium to high and there is an estimated 20,000 people in Wisconsin impacted by Multiple Sclerosis.