Office Assistant - Part-time

Nonprofit Education

Part-time clerical position working 25 hours per week in our Mechanicville site. Will perform all office/clerical duties to ensure a smooth operation of the office as well as other duties to support the daycare staff including filing, delivering mail, document tracking, greeting visitors, answering the telephone, taking and distributing messages for regional level offices. Shop for event supplies when needed. Will fill-in for classroom staff to maintain room ratio and coverage when needed. 


•Ensuring general office administration and support functions.
•Maintaining data entry files/systems and family files.
•Handling telephone communication with tact and courtesy.
•Copying/scanning as requested from staff and supervisor.
•Distributing mail to families, staff, management and main office.
•Maintain inventory and supplies, coordinate orders when necessary.
•Maintain approved referrals and resources in file folders, form books, accessible to Family Educators and supervisor.
•Supports classroom staff with absenteeism and cancellations by offering coverage in the classroom or during socialization times. Will interact with teaching staff and parents during these times.
•Assists Region Manager with organizing child care and transportation support to families for program events and functions. 

This position offers $13.00 per hour and is scheduled Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 1:00pm 

REQUIREMENTS – please send a cover letter along with a resume

•A minimum of a High School Diploma/GED.
•One year of similar office experience.
•Strong computer skills including Word, Outlook, Excel and data entry programs.
•Must be comfortable assisting with children in a daycare classroom when needed. •Experience with preschool age children a plus!
•Must be willing to obtain Basic First Aid and CPR certification within the first 6 months of employment and maintain certification.
•Excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to work independently, good interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain professionalism with staff and customers.
•Able to work under pressure and exercise good judgment.
•Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse social and economic backgrounds. 

•Paid Vacation, Paid Personal and Paid Sick Time
•401(k) Retirement
•Paid School Breaks 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to or visit our website at

LifeWorks Community Action, formerly Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, is a nonprofit that helps thousands of neighbors each year overcome the challenges of poverty by providing food, early childhood education, energy services, health and wellness, and immigrant services. Popular programs include The Pantry in Ballston Spa and The Kitchen in Saratoga Springs, as well as Head Start, WIC and Weatherization. Help Starts Here


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