Program Assistant

HELP USA - Manhattan, NY3.3


HELP USA is one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence. With an annual operating budget in excess of $100 million, HELP USA currently serves 25,000 people annually in 54 programs and residences across five states and is continuing to grow. HELP provides 3,500 units of permanent and transitional housing as part of its 30-year commitment to families and individuals in need of safe, stable homes.

Position Overview

HELP WORKS is a program that provides training and job placement assistance for residents in our shelter programs. As Program Assistant, you’ll provide support services for the Director and other support staff including events, projects, budgeting, payroll and meetings.

Your responsibilities will include:
Assisting in creation of promotional materials, agency forms, and flyers.

Generating weekly and monthly reports.

Scheduling meetings, trainings, and interviews.


High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to multi-task with shifting priorities.

Creativity and ability to take initiate and follow-though.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to work effectively as a team player and to interface with all levels of management.

Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office applications.

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.