OUR MISSION: 

We exist to uplift Latino families in East Palo Alto and the mid-peninsula through community education, leadership development, and advocacy. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Use computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to prepare memos, documents or flyers 
  • Manage Nuestra Casa’s Event calendar and Board calendar 
  • Support Executive Director with communication/dissemination of information
  • Support Executive Director with accounting/budgeting tasks 
  • Prepare meeting agendas, record and distribute meeting minutes, and maintain organized files of same 
  • Perform data entry, documentation, printing, and filing duties 
  • Perform research duties as required by the Executive Director 
  • Work closely with Executive Director and Program Director to facilitate execution of projects
  • Answer/make phone calls to constituents and project partners as needed 
  • Support programs in daily admin roles and keep stock of stationery supplies
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times and follow the guidelines set forth by Nuestra Casa’s Policies and Procedures Manual 

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Program Assistant reports to the Executive Director 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: BA or BA in process with experience working with the East Palo Alto Community or underserved communities 

  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet 
  • Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population 
  • Experience conducting workshops and managing different size groups 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure 
  • Must have a caring and friendly disposition, and basic understanding of the community being served 
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and/or weekends 
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a bonus 

STATUS: This position is Part-Time (20 hours per week) and does not offer medical/dental/vision benefits or vacation time. Sick time is accrued according to CA standards.

POSITION SALARY: $20.00 per hour, depending on qualifications. Position becomes permanent after successful completion of 6-month probationary period. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

All interested parties should submit a résumé to Miriam Yupanqui at myupanqui@nuestracasa.org

Nuestra Casa is an equal opportunity employer.