Job Type

Part Time


Details: $19.23 to 21.63



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



333 Hegenberger Road
Suite 250
United States


The Program Assistant is responsible for data entry and analysis for all the PEERS programs. They support Communications with website and social media updates. They support program activities by assisting with events, trainings and presentations. They assist with event calendaring and outreach.


·        Update, manage, and analyze data system. Make changes to data system as required by expediency.

·        Work closely with Management team to design and/or implement evaluation tools to measure program effectiveness, impact on wellness, and participant feedback, including collecting/organizing details on programs.

·        Follow Results Based Accountability (RBA), Prevention and Early Intervention, and MHSA standards for program evaluation.

·        Provide support to Communications including updating website, facebook and twitter as well as by sending out e-mails via mailchimp.

·        Provide support for the front desk. Support Office Coordinator/Program Support duties when necessary.

·        Work on outreach & events; provide facilitation for trainings and/or groups.

·        Provide support for assignments given to contractors, interns, and volunteers.

·        Represents PEERS in a highly professional manner in person, by telephone, and in written correspondence.

·        Provide support to PEERS programs as requested by supervisor, including note taking, filling out post-activity forms, drafting of reports, communication with community members, calendaring, event planning and preparation for program activities. Schedule and coordinate meeting and conference call logistics, including meals and refreshments, equipment and supplies, plus collecting, preparing, and dispersing materials, and tracking and following up on action items.


·        Experience as a mental health consumer and/or family member is at the core of our mission and vision. Employees recognize that we are a peer-run and operated organization that honors lived experience as an expertise in the field of mental health.

·        Skilled at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, working under pressure, and handling a high volume of tasks with quick turnarounds.

·        Ability to take initiative and work independently and proactively to meet deadlines and expectations; ability to work as part of a team.

·        Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.

·        Commitment to discretion and keeping highly sensitive information confidential required.

·        Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills required (experience being published online or in print is a plus).

·        Computer literacy with strong competency in MS Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google programs (Gmail, calendars, Shared Drive). Excellent Googling skills.

·        Ability to create pivot tables in Excel and/or Google spreadsheets. Able to create a dashboard in Excel and/or Google spreadsheets.

·        Familiarity with database management tools a plus.

·        Experience creating a website or social media page a plus.

·        Knowledge of WORDPRESS or content management is a plus.

·        Experience administering a Facebook page or Twitter account is a plus.

·        Photoshop experience: editing photos or making graphics to accompany a post or article is a plus.

·        HTML or CSS experience is a plus

·        Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.



·        Program headquarters is a standard office setting on the second floor of a multi-story building, requiring use of an elevator for access.

·        Environment with diverse populations routinely coming in for workshops or training.

·        Innovative, mental health consumer driven organization with strong ties to the community.

·        Business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, with some weekends and evenings.


Status: Part-time, hourly, non-exempt

(Pay range = $19.23 to $21.63)

To Apply: Please complete ALL application steps to be considered for this position. This position will remain open until filled.

·        Submit a resume, cover letter, and supplemental questionnaire by e-mail to Lynn Rivas at by March 28, 2018. Please include Data as the subject line in the email.

·        Supplemental questionnaire:

a.      Do you identify as having lived mental health experience or do you have a family member with lived experience?

b.     Briefly describe your experience working with Data.


Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Perform other duties as assigned.


PEERS is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity as central to our work serving underrepresented communities, and we encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. People of color, women, transgender people, LGBQI people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish desired

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

See job description for instructions