JOB Opening: Administrative Assistant

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Full Time; $15.30 per hour


The Administrative Assistant provides intake, administrative, and program support to all departments.


  • Act as the initial representative of Supportive Housing Coalition, embodying SHC values of integrity, empowerment, and belonging.
  • Provide front desk coverage, welcoming visitors and callers in a friendly, warm manner
  • Answer phone and respond to messages. Transfer calls/messages to appropriate
  • Answer general inquiries, provide information about SHC services, and refer to partner agencies as appropriate.
  • General administrative duties including but not limited to mail distribution, supply ordering, copying, faxing, filing, meeting scheduling
  • Liaison with office equipment, building maintenance, and IT service provider
  • Database maintenance, correspondence
  • Provide administrative support to the Community Housing program, SHC properties, Finance, and Management Team as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • People with lived experiences of homelessness, mental health recovery, substance use recovery, etc. are encouraged to apply.
  • Associates degree in human services or other field or commensurate demonstrated skills and experience
  • Experience working with housing programs, community organizations, and social services


  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals who present with active symptoms with urgent and complex needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of community resources related to homelessness, mental illness and housing
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Internet, websites, social media platforms, and database management
  • Ability to drive – valid driver’s license and insurance required
  • Bilingual preferred

Send cover letter, resume, and completed SHC Employment Application to

Please address the following questions in your cover letter:

  • How many years of administrative assistant experience do you have?
  • How many years of Data Entry experience do you have?
  • How many years of MIP Fund Accounting experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • How many years of social services experience do you have?
  • How many years of Microsoft Office experience do you have?
  • How many years of Database Management experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: NM Driver’s License?
  • Do you speak Bilingual – Spanish?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
  • How is your previous experience relevant to this role?
  • Why are you interested in this job?

SHC Employment Application can be found at;

SHC-NM is an EEO employer