Volunteer Assistant

Job Type

Part Time




United States


Job Summary

Outgoing, professional, detail-oriented, computer-savvy person needed to support staff at a Newark-based nonprofit. This is a 25 hour/week paid position.


Responsibilities and Duties

Duties include assisting staff in a variety of routine clerical, reception and office support functions including: efficiently using a variety of software applications, updating volunteer records, schedules and hours, printing and packing materials for volunteer presentations and/or trainings, proofreading materials and making necessary corrections, learning and following standard office procedures including filing and record keeping, and working cooperatively and effectively with staff, volunteers and general public, in person, on the phone or via electronic communication. Additional duties and/or special projects to be performed as needed.


Qualifications and Skills

Must have very strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, have ability to pass basic skills computer test, and the willingness to easily learn new software. Would prefer some experience with Publisher and/or InDesign and a good eye for design. Must be a motivated self-starter, creative problem solver with excellent oral and written communication skills. Also must like cats and dogs.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Please submit a letter of interest, resume and availability to info@pawsforpeople.org