Administrative Assistant

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This part-time administrative position supports Farm Sanctuary’s Acton, CA, team by handling varied office and IT/help desk tasks. Though involving only a small commitment of time per week, this position provides much needed help to this sanctuary location.


Administrative Support

  • Sort and distribute mail.
  • Prepare bank deposits, log donations, and deposit funds weekly.
  • Collect items for national office priority pack and ship weekly.
  • Update and manage postage and intra-office shipping log.
  • Order office supplies and purchase cleaning supplies as necessary.
  • Coordinate shipping needs as necessary.
  • Maintain vendor and local services files.
  • Handle errand trips.
  • Perform other office projects as assigned.

IT Support
Working with national office and local vendors, provide technical support for all IT systems in Acton including:

  • Perform backups of all Acton computers weekly.
  • Set up new computers and devices.
  • Manage changes in email accounts and other services.
  • Maintain office machines and troubleshoot issues.
  • Assist with other IT needs as necessary.


  • Good attention to detail.
  • Able to multi-task effectively.
  • Able to lift and carry 30-50 lbs.
  • Resourceful, proactive, and able to work independently.
  • Strong computer skills; help desk/tech support skills preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to maintain schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable working in a shelter-based (i.e. somewhat non-traditional) office environment.
  • Previous administrative experience required.

Job specifications:

  • Part-time position offering 8-10 hours per week.
  • Flexible schedule – can be discussed during interview process.
  • Pay range is $12 to $15 per hour, commensurate with experience.

All interested applicants are required to complete Farm Sanctuary’s Employment Application. Instructions for sending supplemental materials will be provided within the application.

For questions or to request a copy of the employment application by mail, please contact

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