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Administrative Assistant

Job Description

The Senior Center Administrative Assistant works 25 hours a week and is responsible for providing administrative assistance and general help with the overall management of the senior center.

Our Ideal Candidate:

• Experience in social services and administrative experience is a plus
• Good communication and computer skills
• Willingness to learn DFTA regulations
• Patience, honesty and experience working with older adults
• Organized, efficient and responsible

Primary Duties:

• Assist Center Director in maintaining paper and electronic files including DFTA STARS systems.
• Oversee Center/lunch program in Center Director’s absence.
• Manage volunteers who assist in the center with daily activities.
• Ensure newsletters and registration forms are available at the front desk.
• Manage special-event or trip lists.
• Count and deposit lunch money at Chase bank when necessary.
• Attend necessary trainings and meetings when necessary.
• If requested take groups on occasional out of town/local trips.
• Ensure consultants and participants have equipment necessary for activities.
• Assist kitchen aid when needed.
• In the Director’s absence, fulfill the Director’s responsibilities.
• Oversee the food and nutrition program.
• Assist at 3 other Greenwich House Senior Center sites if needed.
• Perform other tasks and special projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

Please apply with resume and cover letter to specifying job title, with your salary requirement

About Greenwich House

Founded in 1902 as a settlement house to help New York’s increasing immigrant population adjust to life in a new country, today Greenwich House offers programs in social services, arts and education that provide thousands of New Yorkers with enrichment and cultural experiences.

Benefits and Culture

We are a well-established team of professionals in NYC, committed to professional growth and development. We offer a competitive compensation package, which includes health insurance, life insurance, 403b and generous paid leave.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we actively cultivate a diverse workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to actual or perceived age, race, sex, religion, creed, color, citizenship, sexual orientation, ethnicity, familial status, liability for military service, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other bases protected under federal, state and local laws, regulations or ordinance.

Job Type: Part-time

About Greenwich House

Greenwich House is a registered 501 c(3) organization and a member of the United Neighborhood Houses of New York. If you are interested in learning more about the network of settlement houses and the work they do, click here

Greenwich House is proud to be a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.

Greenwich House is proud to be a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency.

Greenwich House is a proud member of FPWA. 

Greenwich House is a proud member of Behavioral Health Agencies.  

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122 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001