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Executive Assistant

One Degree is a nonprofit technology-driven organization that is revolutionizing the way low-income families access community resources. Our mission is to empower people to create a path out of poverty for themselves and for their communities. We create modern tech-driven solutions that help families find, access, and manage nonprofit and social services.

Thousands of people in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County rely on One Degree's core platform ( to access health care, food banks, employment services, and much more. Through One Home (, we are working to ensure every family has a safe and stable home by making it easy to find and apply for affordable housing.

We’re a team of 10 full-time staff, with a solid foundation (supported by Google, Y Combinator, the Kresge Foundation, Tipping Point Community, and many others). Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, and working with a diverse team of mission-driven colleagues, you will be responsible for supporting the CEO, as well as the rest of the staff with operational assistance, in a critical behind-the-scenes role, ensuring the team can focus on helping thousands of low-income families find the resources they need to overcome poverty.

As the Executive Assistant, you will…

  • be responsible for the CEO's schedule and setting up meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • set up travel, lodging, and food for staff meetings or other events
  • manage operational logistics, such as logistics for retreats, events, and meetings
  • assist the COO in finance, accounting, and HR work as needed
  • manage office logistics, including ordering supplies
  • ensure cleanliness of office and greet visitors
  • ghost-write correspondence (thank-you letters, etc.)
  • put documents together as needed for CEO

If you...

  • care deeply about social justice and equity
  • are a good writer in a range of styles (emails, letters, etc.)
  • are extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • can manage a lot of moving pieces
  • have a can-do attitude to get things done as quickly and efficiently as possible despite barriers you encounter
  • have a sensitivity to confidential matters
  • are a good notetaker
  • have the ability to work with internal staff as well external stakeholders appropriately

And have…

  • worked as an administrative or executive assistant before or have relevant experience

Then you should…

  • submit a brief cover email and resume by September 15 here. Don't forget to submit a cover letter about why you want to work for One Degree. We will only consider applications with a cover letter.


One Degree does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, religion, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, military and veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. Employment is contingent upon a criminal background and reference check.

We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural team, and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.

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