Clerical Assistant Needed


Cause Areas


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


2 Clara Barton DriveSuite 118Albany, NY 12208


Lighthouse Guild is the leading not-for-profit vision + healthcare organization with a longstanding heritage of serving the needs of people who are blind or visually impaired, as well as those with multiple disabilities or chronic medical conditions. We help people of all ages who are at risk for, or are experiencing, vision loss. We provide services, research and education, and advocate to help people with low vision and blindness.

The Adult Day Health Care Program (GuildCare), which provides healthcare and recreation for multicultural seniors with vision loss, multiple developmental disabilities and chronic medical conditions, is looking for a volunteer to support the administrative needs of this Program.

Schedule: Mon-Sat 8am-4pm: 4-5 hrs/days, at least 2 days/week

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide clerical support for Guild Care management and supervisors

2. Responsible for office communications (e.g., contacting clients, answering phones, filing, faxing)


1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as customer service

2. Must be comfortable working with people who are visually impaired and developmentally disabled

3. Must be mature, reliable, courteous, have good judgement and be professional

4. Must be organized and work well in an environment with constant priority changes

5. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

6. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required


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

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mon-Sat 9am-3pm: 4-5 hrs/day at least 2 days/week
  • Health form and proof of immunizations must be signed by Dr, must be tested for TB

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