Programs Assistant Position

Pasadena Audubon Society is a nonprofit whose mission is to bring the excitement of birds to our community, through birding, education, and the conservation of bird habitats. We are seeking a self-starter who is passionate about the environment and seeking a well-rounded experience in a fast-paced small nonprofit.

The Programs Assistant will provide operational and administrative support to the executive director and key volunteers relating to programs, fundraising, communications, events and general administration.

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinating events and follow-up
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Processing donations
  • Coordinating volunteers for programs
  • Assistance with grant writing and administration

This position will offer candidates a good opportunity to be involved in all aspects of a small environmental nonprofit, including volunteer management.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Organized, detail oriented and capable of following through on multiple projects.
  • Comfortable taking the initiative and working independently.
  • Process oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interact effectively with people
  • Comfortable using and learning software such as Zoom, excel, Mailchimp, slack, CRM software (we use Little Green Light), and others as needed.
  • Current valid United States driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 25-40 pounds

Preferred attributes:

  • Conversational Spanish
  • An interest in birding and the environment
  • Experience working with or organizing volunteers

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

This is a part-time role at 20 hours per week.

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply!

Please send a cover letter and resume to with “Programs Assistant
candidate” in the subject line. Deadline for applications is December 3rd, 2022.

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