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The Refuge Center for Counseling

Executive Assistant

The Refuge Center for Counseling


Job Summary

The Refuge Center for Counseling’s mission is to offer affordable, professional counseling services in order to empower, educate and support individuals, couples and families in need.

Purpose of the Position: The Executive Assistant supports the Executive Director of The Refuge Center by managing day to day activities. Executive assistants perform more than administrative tasks; they are the executive’s “right-hand person” who enables the executive to advance company initiatives and goals. They attend to the day-to-day functions that are part of the executive’s role so that the ED can focus on the high-level leadership and strategy functions and allow the ED the ability  to be prepared, present and productive in all meetings.

Job Responsibilities


  • Draft, review and send communications on behalf of the ED
  • Add ED weekly client sessions in calendar
  • Review, prioritize and respond to emails for ED
  • Printing/updating forms for meetings and groups
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Assist with animals onsite
  • Reconcile ED credit card report and submit receipts to Bookkeeper weekly
  • Schedule meetings and calendar invites through Outlook and Zoom
  • Coordinate travel arrangements, as needed
  • Schedule reservations
  • Maintain records and documents
  • Assist with planning annual staff trip



  • College degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Office products, including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

Additional Information


  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Culture of compassionate care

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to Amy Alexander at


  • Date Posted: November 23, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: 15-20 hrs/wk