Temporary Administrative Assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary will range from $15/hour to $18/hour, based on experience.



Start Date


Application Deadline



District of Columbia
United States


About Compass:

Compass’ mission is to inspire business professionals to engage with their local nonprofits to transform communities. Compass is a nonprofit organization, which provides pro bono consulting teams to nonprofits located in the Greater Washington, DC, Philadelphia and Chicago areas. Compass recruits volunteers from the business community for the consulting teams. Nearly 500 Compass volunteers work with approximately 75 nonprofits each year.

Position Overview:

Compass is seeking a temporary Administrative Assistant with excellent organizational skills and strong Excel skills. This individual will work to support an upcoming mail campaign. The ideal candidate will be highly detail-oriented, extremely comfortable using data, have excellent Excel skills, and significant experience using Excel and/or databases. This person will help organize sub-sets of the mailing, track responses and acknowledgements, and oversee mailing logistics including mail merging.

The job is 9:00 - 5:00, Monday - Friday, in Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, starting immediately and lasting until mid-December.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. There is some urgency to this hire, so please apply early if interested.

Specific Responsibilities:

Support successful mail campaign, including accurate letter generation, adding and moving data in Excel spreadsheets and databases, and tracking responses..


Bachelor’s degree required. This position requires the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, as well as the following:

  • Experience working with Excel
  • Able to follow instructions closely
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Be highly detail-oriented
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to prioritize projects and tasks
  • Have experience in a Mac environment.
  • Familiarity with database management is helpful

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please send cover letter and resume to Suzanne Laporte, President, at slaporte@compassdc.org, with the subject: Administrative Assistant. The position will begin immediately.