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Administrative Assistant

Woodstock Sanctuary is looking for a highly organized self-starter to be a full-time administrative assistant.  Must be willing to work some weekends and live (or be willing to move) within commuting distance of zip 12495. Must have a background in animal rights and adhere to a vegan lifestyle while on Sanctuary grounds. No moving allowance is available. Valid driver’s license required. Starting salary $11/hour or based on experience. 75% of health insurance covered after 3 months. 1 week paid vacation after 1 year.  

Duties include:

  • Answer phone calls from the public
  • Assist with membership/donation acknowledgments
  • Fulfill merchandise orders and track inventory
  • Restock brochures at various locations via mail or drop off
  • Run errands and make post office runs as needed
  • Assist with other admin tasks as needed i.e. order office supplies/visitor center supplies (paper goods) as needed
  • Assist with visitor center preparation and staffing
  • Assist with onsite and offsite events
  • Assist the Director as needed
  • Will require working one weekend day (Tues – Sat, or Sun – Thurs)
  • Occasional helping out on the farm as needed with barn cleanings and other projects

Skills required are:

  • Word and Excel proficiency; knowledge of Google Docs and databases a plus
  • General knowledge of business practices (ability to compose a proper letter, good phone manners, etc.)
  • Valid driver’s license with no DUI’s or more than 2 points on license
  • General knowledge of animal rights issues and veganism
  • Retail experience helpful
  • General computer nerdiness helpful
  • Be fit enough to help out on the farm

To apply please fill out the application: