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Administrative Assistant

Seeds of Faith, Inc

About Seeds of Faith and Lydia’s House of Hope:

Lydia’s House of Hope is a transitional housing program for woman and children in crisis. This 365-day program provides the physical, mental, emotional, and foundational life skills necessary for each woman and child that enters our home to live independently outside of it. This program is not a shelter, nor a rehab. It is a program dedicated to leading these women into a life of sustainable independence by giving them the tools and support necessary to change their lives. This is the program that brings the Homeless to Wholeness….one woman, one child, and one family at a time.

Lydia's House of Hope is looking for an Administrative Assistant who will work closely with the Executive Director and be responsible for various aspects throughout our nonprofit organization. We are looking for someone who is not afraid to lead fundraising events to success, eloquently articulate the value of our program to the community, streamline internal processes for efficiency, and operate with the highest level of integrity.

About Lydia's House of Hope:

Lydia's House of Hope is a 365-day transitional living program in Somersworth, New Hampshire with a mission to equip homeless women and their children with the necessary skills to live a full, self-supporting life. We empower them with the tools and knowledge required to make the transition from Homeless to Wholeness by providing a safe, loving environment where residents are counseled, provided education and programs dedicated to paving the path towards sustainable independence.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or experience in business/marketing/journalism/event planning field a plus
  • 2 years’ administrative experience required
  • Passion for Lydia’s House of Hope mission and ability to articulate its philosophy, values, and practices to constituents
  • Demonstrated interest in the issue of poverty and homelessness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written, research, and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and handles multiple priorities with grace
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to shift focus quickly as necessary
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Willing to undergo a background check and drug test in compliance with state and local laws

Responsibilities and Duties Include:

  • Lead in the organization and execution of fundraising events
  • Actively pursue funding opportunities through Grant Writing and networking within the community
  • Draft press releases and email newsletters
  • Facilitate social media and blog postings
  • Create dynamic presentations for meetings, events, and community outreach
  • Handle day to day communications via email and phone
  • Facilitate monthly rents and resident rental agreements
  • Record gifts (monetary and gift-in-kind), create and mail thank you letters
  • Update and maintain contact lists
  • Record keeping and file management - new hire paperwork, weekly staff schedule, staff contact information, resident dinner schedule, etc.
  • Oversee office supplies and ordering
How to Apply:

To apply please email your resume to Theresa Tozier at

Job Location:


Date Added: June 18, 2020

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