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Home Start Inc.

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Home Start is a non-profit social services agency located in San Diego, California. We are committed to a community-based collaborative effort to reach children and families at risk in order to prevent child abuse and neglect. Our dedicated staff work on the front lines each day to keep children safe and provide supportive services to families and communities in need.

Home Start is seeking an organized, dependable volunteer to provide administrative support to our Communities in Action Program, located on-site at the Jacobs Center. This volunteer will work directly with Home Start clients and staff and will be supervised by the Communities in Action Program Manager to aid in day-to-day operations at this site. This position is a great opportunity to grow experience in administration, while supporting Home Start’s mission to prevent child abuse and neglect. Administrative experience preferred.


  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date organization files, records, and documentation.
  • Meet clients at entry to site and walk them to CinA office.
  • Answer main phone line and direct callers to the appropriate person, program, or department.
  • Maintain client files and completes data entry, including copying and filing documents.
  • Return calls left with voicemail messages and follow up with clients to determine needs.
  • Maintain inventory and records supplies that need to be reordered.
  • Ensure proper workplace sanitation and assist with light cleaning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


  • Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Avenue #328. San Diego, CA 92114.
    • Volunteer shifts available during Monday-Friday business hours only.

Education and Experience:

  • Prior related office experience preferred.
  • Spanish speaking highly preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to escort clients from site entry to main office.
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds at times.

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About Home Start Inc.


5005 Texas Street, #203, San Diego, CA 92108, US

Mission Statement

Home Start exists to assure the safety and resiliency of children by strengthening families and their communities throughout San Diego.


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Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


404 Euclid Avenue#328San Diego, CA 92114



  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Social Work




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible based on volunteer availability, ideally 5-10 hours weekly.

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