Administrative Assistant and Front Desk Helper

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


4649 Sunnyside Ave N Suite 140Seattle, WA 98103


Goal of Position: Support the front desk receptionist with various tasks as they arise.Create a hospitable environment, while ensuring that the public gains the resources or answers requested. Help support Wallingford Community Senior Center, older adults, and their allies.


  • Manage and answer the phones, screen calls, respond to inquiries, direct clients to various resources, and forward calls to staff when appropriate.
  • Register interested participants for programs and services.
  • Monitor daily sign-in sheets for participants and volunteers.
  • Keep lobby, lounge and reception areas tidy and organized.
  • Answer resource information questions as appropriate.
  • Stay up-to-date on knowledge of staff roles, current programs and instructors.
  • Help with calling ACCESS when van riders need assistance.
  • Be aware of customers who might need assistance while at WCSC; alert staff as needed.
  • Manage front-desk financial transactions; keep cash box secure.
  • Make calls to community members about upcoming classes and events.
  • Keep signage/fliers orderly and updated, and remove outdated fliers.
  • May be asked to assist with arranging class and meeting room furniture.

Desired Skills:

  • Dedication to customer service; ability to be welcoming and friendly
  • Strong English communication skills; ability to speak Spanish a plus
  • Flexibility; ability to "go with the flow"
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and internet/email a plus, but not required


  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • If under 18, parental release form required.

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