Program Assistant/Clerical Assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $32,000
Maximum: $35,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



Sparta Township
New Jersey
United States


DAWN Center for Independent Living, a disability rights organization, seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic, outgoing self-starter to work in Sparta, NJ, office.

Qualified candidate will provide program support to staff delivering services through DAWN’s various programs including Early Intervention, Support Coordination, and Independent Living. Candidate will also assist in all aspects of office and organization operations. General office responsibilities include maintaining and ordering office supplies, filing, processing mail, maintaining databases, coordination of all outgoing mailings, responding to telephone inquiries, and working closely with direct service staff.

Qualifications include:

·        Ability to successfully relate to and communicate with people with disabilities, their families, other organizations, agencies, volunteers, and consumers

·        Strong team player willing to take direction, initiate business activities, and work with management staff and peers;

·        Self-starter able to work with minimal supervision/direction;

·        Professional demeanor and presentation;

·        Have strong and effective oral and written communication skills;

·        Creative thinker using sound judgment in workload coordination and in technical matters;

·        Ability to organize work effectively and establish priorities

Experience using Windows editions 2010 including expertise in utilizing: Outlook; Skype; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and standard office equipment.

Minimum high school diploma and 2 years' experience in an office environment performing a variety of clerical and support services.


Vacation/Sick time, Holiday Pay,

Salary: 32K - 35K/year

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Qualified applicants will be notified after 11/7/18.