ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (SF START)
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Non-Union – Non-Exempt – PART TIME – 24 Hours/Week – Flexible Day
Shifts - POSITION ST12
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco (ECS): “ECS helps homeless and very low-income people
every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter and essential services each person needs to prevent
and end homelessness.”
Episcopal Community Services, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, founded in 1983, operates shelters and
Navigation Centers for homeless adults and manages and/or provides services at eleven supportive housing
sites, including three affiliate-owned developments, for formerly homeless single adults and families. Its team of
behavioral health specialists serves San Francisco’s shelters, and its case managers are on-site at all of the
organization’s housing developments. Additionally, ECS manages a senior day-center with congregate meals
and case management, an adult education center, a culinary training program, as well as shelter-based meals
and catering through its CHEFS Kitchens, a social enterprise.
ECS serves approximately 8,000 individuals annually. The organization has an operational budget of $40 million,
assets of $5 million and employs nearly 400 persons. Additionally, ECS provides partnership management and
asset management services to its housing affiliates, with annual operations of $6 million and assets of $42
The published hourly wage for an Administrative Assistant is $24.79. Full-time employees and those working at
least twenty hours per week enjoy a comprehensive benefits package.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Administrative Assistant for the SF START team will be responsible for the data entry while assisting the
Program Managers with the Department of Public Health’s AVATAR system, billing issues and reports. The
successful candidate must have proved verbal and written communications skills to interact with staff to correct
errors in AVATAR. The Administrative Assistant will assist with database maintenance/updates and will produce
monthly reports about team and individual performance towards billing goals and quotas to assist in invoicing of
services. The Administrative Assistant will run reports, correct errors, and troubleshoot problems with team billing
and documentation within the AVATAR system. Computer skills are essential. Must have ability to organize and
maintain client records.
Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited college or university or an acceptable combination of education and
experience in administrative functions with strong attention to detail and accuracy. Proficient in Microsoft Office
(particularly, a strong proficiency with Excel), Windows the Internet, and data entry. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills. Ability to troubleshoot and work effectively
with minimum supervision. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive materials professionally and according to
agency policy. Ability to lift/carry approximately 20 lbs.
Must secure finger image screening and annual TB screening. Must be able to meet physical requirements of the
position which may include long periods at a desk and/or computer terminal. May travel to additional sites within
the service area. Will honor and abide by Episcopal Community Services rules and regulations, including
confidentiality. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
To apply for any of the above-mentioned positions, please send a cover letter and resume to
Justin Hurd, Human Resources 675 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Email: ECSJobs@ecs-sf.org
Or you may fax your letter and resume to fax number (844) 849-5323
Please include the Position Number of the position for which you are applying.
ECS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records as consistent with San
Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.