Office Assistant

Community Service Society of New York - New York, NY (30+ days ago)

The Community Service Society (CSS) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that has been at the forefront of public policy innovations that support low-income New Yorkers for more than 170 years. CSS Office Services department is seeking an Office Assistant to provide logistical support to all CSS departments as well as front desk coverage.

Job Summary:

The position requires a professional demeanor in addition to a helpful attitude as the position is integral in assisting all CSS clients/visitors. Office Assistant will perform a wide variety of responsible office support and administrative functions in support of all CSS departments. The position requires proficiency in the full range of general office services and functions as well as knowledge of the services of CSS departments to better assist clients/visitors.

Job Description:

  • Perform receptionist duties on a daily basis.
  • Respond to email requests in a timely manner.
  • Enter visitors and/or clients in the security system.
  • Data entry into INTAACT upon request.
  • Assist with conference room set-up and clean up, pick up food/beverage deliveries, and mailroom duties as needed.
  • Handle bank deposits, vehicle refueling/cleaning, and act as backup for the switchboard.
  • Assist with audio/visual requests in conference rooms.

Job Requirements:

  • Competency in Spanish preferred
  • High school diploma or associate degree.
  • Must be comfortable with lifting heavy items and manual labor.
  • Experience as an office assistant or in a related field.
  • Ability to write clearly and help with word processing when necessary.
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under limited supervision.
  • Great communication skills.

Cover letter and resume required for consideration. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $39,000.00 to $43,000.00 /year


  • office: 1 year


  • High school or equivalent


  • Spanish