Administrative Assistant - Job Description

Salary: $15-$17/hour, depending on experience

Job Type: Part Time, 20 hours/week

Job Description

Our Katahdin is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in December 2014 to support community and economic development in the Katahdin region of Maine. Our Katahdin focuses on four key priorities to help move the Katahdin region forward: (a) partnering with citizen leaders to implement “small win” community projects, (b) revitalization of the downtown corridor of the Katahdin region, (c) improving broadband access and infrastructure and (d) industrial site redevelopment.

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will perform various administrative and clerical duties to help support Our Katahdin’s mission-driven projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Administration basics and office support
  • Clerical for real estate transactions
  • Public communications support
  • Scheduling/calendar management
  • Our Katahdin representative at local meetings
  • Organizing online files and shared drives
  • Updating and maintenance of Our Katahdin contact databases
  • Support for grant writing and reporting
  • General project support


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
  • Relevant administrative or clerical experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of general office procedures to maintain efficient support
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Friendly, can-do attitude to work effectively with staff and the public
  • Appreciation of the Katahdin region, its history, and an optimism for the future


  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Training, skill-building opportunities

Schedule: Flexible weekday schedule totaling 20 hours per week

Work Location: Our Katahdin headquarters, 245 Aroostook Ave, Millinocket, ME 04462

To apply: Email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by 5pm on Wednesday November 10, 2021.


Matching Gifts

Thanks Hampden Electrical, another outstanding supporter of the Katahdin Region, for matching $1000 in donations to Our Katahdin projects.

Hampden Electrical

337 Perry Rd. Suite #1
Bangor, ME 04401

IDEXX, with its continued dedication to the health of Maine communities, has generously matched $1500 in donations to
Revitalize Hillcrest Park IDEXX Laboratories

Thank you Lisa Caruso and Jay Peavey for generously matching $500 in donations to the
Katahdin Area Communal Gardens
Peavy Realty "Your Professional Realtor Creating Results That Will Move You"