Office Assistant

Job Description: Office Assistant

The West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Inc. (WSFSSH) is a community‐based organization whose mission is to provide safe, affordable housing with supportive services within a residential setting which enhances the independence and dignity of each person. WSFSSH develops, manages, and provides housing for low‐ income older persons, many of whom live with mental illness and/or have experienced homelessness.

Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Office Assistant is responsible for the following:


  • Assist with day to day office functions and duties
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to the CFO, COO and Executive Director as needed
  • Sort mail and parcels for distribution
  • Record, Scan and distribute mail to appropriate departments
  • Work cooperatively and respectfully with all on-site staff members
  • Comply fully with WSFSSH confidentiality guidelines, safeguarding confidential information at all times
  • Complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Assist others with duties, as directed


  • BA Degree and/or 1-2 years of Office and/or HR administrative experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, responsible and able to handle confidential information with professionalism and diplomacy
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required
  • Sensitivity to diverse and multicultural work environment
  • Must be reliable and able to work Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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