201 Flower Lane
Anytown, MN 33333
April 20th, 2010
Mr. Mike Matters,
Pete's Homeless Shelter
6667 Opportunity Circle
Any Town, MN 55555
Dear Mr. Matters:
It was very enjoyable to speak with you about the assistant position at Pete's Homeless Shelter. The job, as you presented it, seems to be a very good match for my skills and interests. The
creative approach to helping individuals that you described confirmed my desire to work with you.
In addition to my enthusiasm, I will bring to the position strong writing skills, assertiveness and the ability to encourage others to work cooperatively. My Psychology background will help
me to work with the people on staff and provide me with an understanding of the visual aspects of our work.
I understand your need for administrative support. My significant experience in detail orientation and organizational skills will help to free you to deal with larger issues.
I appreciate the time you took to interview me. I am very interested in working for you and look forward to hearing from you about this position.