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ORGANIZATION: Arroyo Seco Foundation

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ASF works to protect and restore the Arroyo Seco, which has been called the most celebrated canyon in Southern California

We are looking for a responsible Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks for our non-profit organization that focuses on watershed management and environmental issues. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to our team of managers and volunteers, assisting in daily office needs and managing our foundation’s general administrative activities.

Administrative Assistant responsibilities include making meeting arrangements, preparing reports, contact management, basic bookkeeping and maintaining appropriate filing systems. The ideal candidate should have good oral and written communication skills, especially with social media, and be able to organize their work using tools, like MS Excel and office equipment. The Admin Assistant will help ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.

The Administrative Assistant will also be assigned research and program development tasks that involve them directly in the educational activities and programs of the Arroyo Seco Foundation, such as Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery, fish recovery programs in the Arroyo Seco and the Los Angeles River, habitat restoration and stream cleanups.

This would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced administrator, secretary or office worker who wants to give back to the community or for a younger worker who is eager to learn and cares about environmental issues. If that's you, we’d like to meet you.

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About Arroyo Seco Foundation


PO Box 91622, Pasadena, CA 91109, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arroyo Seco Foundation is to preserve and enhance the Arroyo Seco from the San Gabriel Mountains to the Los Angeles River, reforest our region and promote environmental and cultural awareness of one of Southern California's greatest natural resources.


The Arroyo Seco Foundation (ASF) is dedicated to protecting and promoting the Arroyo Seco watershed. ASF advocates an integrated, harmonious approach to watershed and flood management, water conservation, habitat enhancement as well as the expansion of recreational opportunities. Through action projects, recreation and environmental awareness activities, ASF strives to involve the residents and organizations in our region in this tremendous enterprise. ASF works to reforest the Arroyo Seco, the San Gabriel Mountains and the neighboring urban landscape with native shrubs and trees.

The activities of the Arroyo Seco Foundation enable local residents and businesses to become directly involved in the restoration of the Arroyo Seco and in the recreational and environmental opportunities available

Major Projects include:

  • Arroyo Seco Watershed Restoration -- This comprehensive approach to mountain and urban watershed management is a partnership of ASF and and the many organizations of the Council of Arroyo Seco Organizations (CASO).
  • Tours and Educational Events -- ASF offers a variety of types of tours of the Arroyo Seco and a series of educational programs about the habitat, culture and history of the Arroyo Seco.
  • Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery - ASF grows and cares for native and California-Friendly trees and plants at our nursery.

For more information or to get involved, please contact us.


Animals, Community, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery4550 Oak Grove DrivePasadena, CA 91103



  • Data Entry
  • Office Management
  • Program Management
  • Transactions
  • Administrative Support


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 12 hours a week up to full time.
  • Volunteer activity and/or an interest or background in environmental science or policy would be helpful.

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