• Forest School Foundation

We're hiring for an Administrative Coordinator!

Updated: Sep 26

Interested in joining our team? Email your resume + two references to growingwildforestschool@gmail.com with the subject line "Administrative Coordinator" and why you would be a great fit. $20-$26/hr., 15-25 hours a week. This work from home role is great for a parent or anyone looking to supplement their income. This position is available to people living in and around Asheville.

Growing Wild Forest School is an all-outdoor, play-based nature connection preschool based in West Asheville serving children ages 3-6 during the school year and summer. We are the first program established by The Forest School Foundation, a 501(c)3 dedicated to making nature connection education accessible to all young children.


Position Overview:

The Administrative Coordinator supports the teachers and Board with the administrative aspects of the school including communication, program registration, record keeping, planning, data management, billing and filing.

The Coordinator should be able to set their own work schedule and provide information and assistance on a timely basis. The position is expected to require about 18- 25 hours a week (depending on deadlines), but the coordinator should be available most weekdays somewhere within typical working hours to respond to inquiries from parents. This is a remote position, with the requirement to sometimes be available on location for events or meetings, or to deliver paperwork.

The Coordinator will need a reliable computer with good internet connection and will have access to a printer we provide.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Basic understanding of school operation, including communication, enrollment, and record keeping

  • Manage Curacubby platform and support families in navigating the system

  • Handle correspondence (electronic, hard copy, and phone)

  • Be first line of communication between school and prospective families

  • Handle parent inquiries by phone or e-mail

  • Process bi-weekly payroll

  • Data management

  • Weekly posting to social media, regular e-newsletter collaboration

  • Coordinating with teachers to ensure efficient planning and execution of tasks

  • Coordinating with teachers to work ahead on the calendar year

  • Manage camp sign-ups, enrollments, communication

  • Printing and delivering documents to the school at least once per session

  • Handle program invoicing in Curacubby, and basic bookkeeping in Quickbooks Online

  • Attend monthly board meetings and take minutes

  • Work with the board to help with fundraising

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other duties to meet evolving program needs.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Drive and determination to see Growing Wild Forest School succeed

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to follow through with all tasks

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Good spelling, grammar and punctuation skills

  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Google Voice, MailChimp, and a willingness to learn our school data management program, Curacubby

  • Basic understanding of Quickbooks Online preferred

  • Wix website editing and building is a huge plus!

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Interested in joining our team? Email your resume + two references to admin@theforestschoolfoundation.org with the subject line "Admin Role" and why you would be a great fit. $16/hr, 8+ hours a week.