Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

Indianapolis Metropolitan High School Part Time Receptionist

Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
High Schools
Part Time
$10 and then commensurate with experience


IMET Part Time Receptionist receives incoming telephone calls for the center, obtains callers’ names and forwards calls to the appropriate party, answers inquiries and takes messages. Will attend to the front reception area by meeting, greeting and directing all visitors. Provides administrative support to the leadership team to include word processing, filing, copying, labeling, Internet researching and faxing materials.


Essential skills include language skills, writing skills, reasoning ability and computer skills, and working knowledge of Google applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the Internet. Position requires strong focus on customer service with a can-do, professional attitude and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.



  • Greet visitors, provide information requested, route visitors to the appropriate party
  • Answer phones, provide information about the schools or direct calls to appropriate party
  • Check voicemail and respond to messages in a timely manner
  • Order and distribute bus passes
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Assist with event planning
  • Collect and distribute mail daily
  • Maintain and stock office equipment, for example: plotters, printers, copiers
  • Create and maintain staff directory and center calendar
  • Order business cards
  • Ensure student information system is accurate and up to date
  • Assist with student & staff scheduling where applicable
  • Contributes to overall success of the Indy Met by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.  For example: making copies, labels, sending faxes, assisting with mailings, etc.


  • High school diploma plus
  • Associate’s degree preferred
  • 1+ years of front desk-related experience preferred.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish language skills strongly desired
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and a willingness to make a good first impression
  • Flexible, adaptable, embraces change
  • Demonstrates a high degree of customer service
  • Demonstrates empathy in difficult situations and uses discretion in sharing information
  • Effective at multi-tasking, and flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities and schedules
  • Energetic, approachable, and has a sense of humor.
  • Demonstrates initiative; understands how to effectively seek out and research information to complete work.
  • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google Applications (specifically Gmail), Excel, Word and Internet Explorer.                


Part-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees.
  • 20% off at Goodwill Retail Stores

Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled



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