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Administrative Assistant (5049)  (Regular Part-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Advance Central - San Diego

Administrative Assistant - Developmental Services Program

Hours:  24 hours per week; work schedule to be determined

In order to create a workplace that meets maximum health and safety standards, CRF follows all mandated COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines as outlined by the State of California, San Diego County, and the CDC.  All new hires are required to show proof of completed vaccination before their first date of work, unless legally exempted



Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.  Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services.  We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company.

Program Overview:

The Advance San Diego program is a new and innovative crisis response team that supports adults with I/DD and behavioral health challenges.  These individuals reside in their own homes, independent living situation, board and care, or other assisted/community-based living.  These homes may be operated by other agencies or the individual may be in an insecure housing situation and need assistance finding housing.  The CRF Crisis Response team will provide mobile services to help the individuals succeed in their homes and in the community.

This program is considered essential, including  times of public/community emergencies and/or pandemics.  Crisis intervention may be needed during regular business hours, as well as occasional evening/weekend calls by phone.

Typical Duties of the Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant performs a variety of administrative and accounting tasks including data entry, reporting and tracking information for program management as well as maintaining accounts payable and receivable duties, as well as providing reception support.

Duties include, but are not limited to,

  • Answers telephones, greets visitors and tracks ingress of visitors for safety purposes.
  • Prepares a variety of material such as interoffice communications, correspondence, inputs data and statistics for tracking and reporting, and reports of a routine or special nature.
  • Develops spreadsheets and works with accounting programs, various computer programs and Information Systems.
  • Acts as the central point of contact for calendaring, resource scheduling, as well as maintaining common area spaces, ensuring kitchen and conference space are neat and tidy.
  • Assists with program inventory audits as directed; may include collaboration with Program Administrative staff to reconcile audits.
  • Maintains reports of approved drivers and investigates irregularities.
  • Manages and facilitates company cell phones and wireless card accounts. 

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred
  • Two or more years of experience in administrative support
  • Professional verbal and written communications skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel applications, as well as strong organizational skills required
  • Must be able to pass criminal/background clearance


Your well-being matters at CRF! Regular full-time eligible employees have access to great benefits:

  • Up to 3 ½ weeks of paid time off per year
  • 11 paid Holidays per year
  • Exceptional medical, dental, vision, and other health and wellness benefits
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Retirement plan with generous employer contributions
  • Graduates: You may qualify for our student loan/repayment/forgiveness programs!



Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.