Administrative Assistant

Job Type

Part Time Contract




321 North Clark Street
United States


About mRelief

mRelief provides an easy-to-use platform online and through SMS that enables Americans to find out if they qualify for SNAP. Our mission is to restore dignity by transforming access to social services. mRelief has connected over 230,000 families to social services.

Our supporters include Google, Microsoft, and Twilio. mRelief has been backed by Y Combinator, the Knight Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Our clients include the California Department of Social Services, Yolo County, City of Anchorage Alaska, and the Catholic Charities.

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Part-time Administrative Assistant to join our team and help transform access to social services. This is a part-time position located in Chicago.

As soon as you start at mRelief, you will play a critical role in engaging in tasks that empower the organization to run efficiently and smoothly as we pursue the goal to unlock $13 billion in SNAP benefits for 9 million low-income Americans.


  • Experience supporting internal and external scheduling in a timely manner
  • Experience filing related to policy renewals and procurement
  • Experience filing and categorizing receipts
  • Experience engaging in operations tasks
  • Experience engaging in internal office support tasks, room booking, security notification, ensuring office inventory is up to date, testing and coordination of remote meetings
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with third party partners over the phone for successful resolution

Additional Qualifications

  • Deep passion for mRelief’s work and civic technology
  • Detail oriented, meticulous and organized
  • Willingness and eagerness to work on transformative technology in a startup environment
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong sense of mission and value alignment with mRelief
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects
  • Ability to take on administrative tasks as needed to serve as a team player
  • This position requires you to work from the office part-time, 9AM to 6PM 2-3 days a week. Unfortunately, it doesn’t allow working remotely.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in working at mRelief to