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Office Assistant, Temporary - Full-Time

Corporate | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time and Temporary

Job Description

***This is a Temporary Full-Time position that will last for about 2 months starting June 2019***

About Us:


Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories 

Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOA - LA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at


The Office Assistant will provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support to others in the office to maintain an efficient office environment.


  • Perform general office duties such as identifying and organizing documents for electronic archiving, photocopying, validating scan results, and identification of documents that are to be re-scanned.
  • Destruction of documents by shredding.
  • Perform detail data audits.
  • Compute, record, and/or proofread data and other information, such as records or reports.
  • Compile information and prepare forms and maintain records as needed.
  • Count, weigh, measure, and/or organize materials.
  • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time.


Formal education, diplomas, degrees, licenses and/or certifications.

  • High school diploma (or GED/High School Equivalence Certificate).
  • Must be over the age of 18 years.

Type and number of years of directly related work experience.

  •  Experience in a course of study or work that requires attention to detail.

The skills required to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Basic computer and Microsoft operating system navigation.  
  • Experienced and familiarity working with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Skills and abilities required to meet the essential functions of the position – what one does.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including relationship building.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of file navigation and archiving to network locations.


  • Prompt, collaborative, team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience in a course of study or work that requires attention to detail.
  • Minimum of 1 year of general office or clerical experience.
  • Valid California driver's license, adequate insurance, and/or any dependable mode of transportation.

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.