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Administrative Assistant

Position Description

CIANA is looking for a flexible, hands-on, and highly organized Administrative Assistant, with excellent communication skills and administrative experience, who can multitask and work under pressure to assist the CEO and act as the point person between programs, staff, volunteers, and day-to-day operations.

The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.



  • Provide general administrative support to the CEO

  • Assist with grant writing, fundraising campaigns, program management, and reporting

  • Communicate with coalition and community partners and public officials, and attend community events and meetings

  • Maintain updated contact and donor lists and community resources

  • Manage statistical reporting and client data

  • Recruit personnel, manage office site, maintain communication across programs

  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • College degree or work experience in social services or nonprofits

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong program/project coordination and office management skills

  • Excellent Excel skills; experience with database management systems and fundraising software

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels

  • Fundraising experience a plus

  • Proficiency in Arabic, Bangla, or Spanish (spoken and reading/writing) a plus


Time Commitment

Full Time; Monday-Friday, 10AM-6PM


$45,000-$50,000 per year, commensurate with experience



Paid time off, workers compensation, and unemployment insurance



  • In-person

  • 36-12 34th Avenue, 2nd Floor

      Astoria, NY 11106


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Joe DeMaria

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