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Position: Administrative Assistant

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness  is a social enterprise that specializes in providing mental wellness community support to young adult Black women in Chicago.  Since Sista Afya launched in early 2017, we’ve serviced over 700 Black women through support groups, individual & group therapy, workshops, holistic healing events, and community wide events such as Black Mental Wellness Weekend and the Black Mental Wellness Expo. We believe that by making mental wellness simple, accessible, affordable, and centered around Black women's experiences, more people will get what they need to have a full, whole life. 

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We are seeking a multi-faceted Administrative Assistant to assist with the organization and efficiency of the business in addition to maintaining our social media accounts.

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for:


  • Office Administration

    • Respond to inquiries and questions in business email accounts. 

    • Schedule meetings, presentations, other office-related events, and travel arrangements; send reminders regarding upcoming appointments.

    • Answer phone in a professional manner and direct calls to appropriate persons or take detailed messages.

    • Create and send invoices to clients and track payments in accounting software.

    • Organize office space and maintain files.

    • Monitor and maintain office equipment and supplies; request repair or restocking when necessary.

    • Correspond with prospective donors and send marketing materials to increase donations. 

  • Social Media​

    • Manage the company’s various social media platforms and post content.

    • Creatively execute technical social media campaigns on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

    • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability.

    • Create weekly email marketing newsletters for current subscribers.

 Position Requirements:

  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to complete projects and inquiries that are time-sensitive. 

  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite. 

  • Must have excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to create captivating and relative content for social media via Canva or any other graphic design platforms.

  • Must have a solid understanding of social media platforms.

  • Ability to work remotely and independently. 

  • Ability to come into the office at least once a week to organize files and office space. 

  • Must share an interest in uplifting mental wellness in the Black community.


Hours Requirements: 15-20 hours a week. 


Compensation: $16/hour  Time period: September 2020 - March 2021

Educational Requirements: High school diploma, Associate’s Degree Preferred.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020 Projected Start Date: September 14, 2020

Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: Camesha L. Jones, LCSW at: with the subject line ‘ [Application] Administrative Assistant’

Writing Sample includes the following documents: A copy of a sample professional email, sample meeting agenda, and excerpt from a paper you've written that is no more than 2 pages.  

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