Job Posting: Administrative Assistant

The WNY Peace Center seeks a highly organized person who is passionate about peace and social justice issues to help in the office working for our mission of “Peace Through Justice at Home and Abroad.”

The WNY Peace Center is a nonprofit, member driven organization founded in 1956. Our nine taskforces focus on particular issue areas and we stress the interconnectedness of our issues, Uniting the Struggles and Movement-Building. We provide many opportunities to learn about, reflect, and act constructively to address issues of concern to our membership. As a force for progressive change, the WNY Peace Center serves as an incubator for new ideas and the promotion of activism.

The Administrative Assistant position is for approximately 10 hours/week at $15/hour.

Candidates should be detail oriented, have great verbal and written communication skills, computer skills (QuickBooks knowledge is a plus), and a cooperative spirit. Experience in the non-profit sector and/or community organizing is helpful.


Skills: Knowledge of Quickbooks, Word, Mac computer.

with Duties to include:

-Answering phones, returning calls.

-Data entry and maintenance, including bookkeeping (making deposits, check-writing, running reports) using Quickbooks and a Mac

-Order and maintain office supplies and equipment, arrange bulk mailings

Design and layout of office publications and literature such as newsletter/Talking Peace news as needed, Annual Dinner program book, annual reports and membership appeals/ renewals (either performing or arranging therefor)

Assist in keeping the office clean and organized and other office maintenance

Work closely with the Executive Director, as variously directed, possibly including: Communicating with the staff, board and members; Assist in media and publicity outreach, including press releases, media advisories and follow-up; Participate in designing, publicizing and implementing strategic campaigns; Assist in planning, publicizing and executing meetings, speakers, fundraisers, rallies and other events; Assist in fundraising through grant-writing, membership appeals and events; Conduct research on legislation, grants, social issues and potential services; Assist in outreach and work with other peace and justice organizations; Assisting as needed

Please send your resume and a cover letter to .

Thank you!