Program Administrative Assistant

Mid Santa Barbara County
Full Time
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

Program Administrative Assistant
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

The Program Administrative Assistant is responsible for general office duties for Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara’s Programs in a manner that reflects the mission, values, and goals of Girls Inc., and maintains an outstanding, customer-centric model that ensures enrollment, impact, and organizational objectives are met.

The Program Administrative Assistant is responsible for the following:
• Oversee enrollment process for all youth participating in comprehensive Girls Inc. programs (TK-12th grade)
• Provide customer service to girls, families, guests, staff, etc.
• Provide a socially, emotionally, and physically safe pro-girl environment
• Create a positive Girls Inc. community (girls, families, program partners, volunteers, community members, employees)

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We offer girls a safe, fun, all-girl/pro-girl environment where they gain and practice skills that equip and empower them to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Through evidence-based programs, led by trained mentoring professionals, Girls Inc. girls learn to be confident and embrace positive decision-making to take charge of their health and well-being, and achieve academic, personal, and career goals.

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara endeavors to foster an organizational culture that reflects the virtues of strong, smart, and bold through our core values of empowerment, inclusivity, respect, professionalism, and gender justice.

Essential Job Functions Include:
• Enrolling Girls Inc. participants
• Invoicing and payment processing
• Answering and directing phone calls
• Family engagement and communication
• Assist with enrollment initiatives
• Support daily program functions
• Assist with operation needs for the organization

*Job Functions above are only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Minimum Requirements:
• 2+ years administrative experience
• 12 college level units in early childhood education or any of the following areas: sociology, psychology, art, music, dance, drama, recreation, education.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability and desire to work as a team member of a diverse and dynamic team.
• Experience with data management or relational databases
• Experience with Outlook, Excel and MS Word
• Ability to pass criminal background check and pre-employment physical and drug screening.
• Vaccinations as required by State Law for licensed childcare facilities (TB, Pertussis and Measles immunization. Flu vaccine recommended, but optional).
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or religious beliefs.
• It is highly preferred that applicants possess a clean driving record and have the ability to drive the organization’s class C vehicles for any driving related needs.
• Bilingual English/Spanish skills required, as they are needed to perform all the functions of this position

Hours of Position:
• Full Time Non-Exempt
• Monday- Friday 35 hours p/wk. (occasional weekend and evening hours)
• Hours: 10am-6pm (hours will vary during school breaks and closures)

Compensation and Benefits:
• $21- $23 depending on experience
• Vacation, sick, and holiday pay included
• Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
• Retirement Plan

To Apply:
• Submit resume with relevant coursework (unofficial transcripts) to Annabel Padilla, Director of Human Resources and Operations at

(805) 963-4757
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