Part-time Administrative Assistant

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $30 Per hour



Application Deadline



1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Suite 650
District of Columbia
United States


The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) is a consortium of private, non-profit fair housing organizations from throughout the United States dedicated to promoting equal housing, lending, and insurance opportunities through leadership, education, outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, community development, advocacy, and enforcement. Founded in 1988, NFHA is the only national organization dedicated solely to the eradication of housing discrimination in the United States.

NFHA is hiring a part-time Administrative Assistant with a flexible schedule. The AA will fill in for NFHA’s full-time Receptionist/Administrative Assistant on her days off and provide support for projects and events. We anticipate this work to comprise approximately 4 days per month and 3-4 weeks each year when the full-time AA is on vacation and to assist with events.

Title:                                     Administrative Assistant

Status:                       Part-Time with flexible hours

Salary:                                  $30/hour

Location:                               Washington, DC

Immediate Supervisor:         Chief Operating Officer

Deadline for Submission:     November 17, 2018



§ Flexible schedule

§ At least five years of successful experience in administrative support

§ Microsoft Office–strong proficiency and experience in working with Outlook, Word, and Excel; experience with Power Point and Access a plus

§ Exhibit a high level of personal energy and commitment.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

§ Answer and forward all incoming calls.

§ Handle office administrative functions, including photocopying, filing, faxing, mailings.

§ Provide general office support such as ordering supplies, opening mail, correspondence, arranging for repairs and maintenance, etc.

§ Schedule teleconferences.

§ Process registrations for various events.

§ Assist with coordinating meetings.

§ Assist with special events.

§ Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer.

Other Qualifications

Two years of college and at least five years of experience in office administration preferred. Command of basic grammar and ability to produce accurate business correspondence. Demonstrate an ability to learn new software programs. Show initiative, maintain consistent professional composure and exercise excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude. Must demonstrate the ability to work with various levels of management and other staff when needed.  Dedication to civil rights and fair housing. Ability to represent NFHA in a professional and exceptional manner. This position requires flexibility to occasionally work weekends and evenings.

NFHA is an equal opportunity employer. Part-time employees are not eligible for NFHA’s health insurance benefit; however, part-time employees may accumulate pro-rated vacation, sick, and vacation leave. 

Submit a resume and cover letter to:

National Fair Housing Alliance       

1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 650

Washington, DC 20004

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Fluent

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement