Opportunity Details

Family Services, Other
Families, Low-income communities
Administrative Support/Clerical,Consulting & Professional Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Administrative Support

Home Start is committed to a community-based collaborative effort to reach children and families at risk in order to prevent child abuse and neglect. Their dedicated staff work on the front lines each day in the battle to keep children safe and help them thrive.

Home Start is seeking an organized, dependable volunteer to provide administrative support. This volunteer will work directly with Home Start administrative staff, and will be supervised by the Administrative Support Coordinator to provide assistance in day-to-day operations at this site. This position is a great opportunity to grow experience in administration, while supporting Home Start’s mission to prevent child abuse and neglect. Administrative experience preferred.

Opportunity Requirements Important Notes


  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date organization files, records, and documentation.

  • Assist with new hire orientation and paperwork.

  • Receive, record, and process donations made to our main office.

  • Maintain inventory of office materials and technology.

  • Assist with restocking materials and completing Purchase Orders.

  • Oversee updates to organization technology, including tech removal and replacement

  • Answer main phone line and direct callers to the appropriate person, program, or department.  

  • Ensure proper workplace sanitation and assist with light cleaning.

  • Create new documents, forms, and reference materials as requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree or relevant experience in related field required.

  • Prior related office experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.

Onboarding Process:

  • ​Volunteer will be required to complete an application, LiveScan background check, and additional onboarding steps with Home Start. 

About Home Start

Guided by their mission to assure the safety and resiliency of children by strengthening families and their communities, Home Start, Inc., a non-profit child abuse prevention, and treatment agency has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972.

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2021

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