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Office Assistant

Office Assistant

Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Area League of Associated Muslims (SALAM) is seeking a diligent and proactive Office Assistant.

The candidate must be amiable in interaction with people of all creeds and faiths and must have a good grasp of Islamic values, and be able to demonstrate conformity to such values with full confidence.

Working Title
Office Assistant
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education
Type of Position
Full-time Exempt

General Description

The Office Assistant is required to work during pre-arranged regular office hours. In addition, the Office Assistant is required to be present during some evenings and during weekend community functions, the Office Assistant must also be prepared to spend extra time during the month of Ramadan.

Duties of the Office Assistant

  • Update the SALAM website, SALAM Facebook, and other social media on a regular basis.
  • Prepare and email SALAM Newsletter with current news and activities.
  • Create flyers and advertisements for events, banquets, and programs.
  • Have proper email etiquette and respond to emails in a timely manner.
  • Reply to direct customer inquiries (not just phones).
  • Set up logistics for both internal and external users of SALAM facilities.
  • Establish good relationships with the SALAM management team, volunteers, and patrons and facilitate their work.
  • Greet visitors and assist as needed.
  • Maintain supply inventory and office equipment as needed.
  • Manage Ramadan program: facilitating donor-sponsored Iftar, scheduling catering vendors, and overseeing the zakat application.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills in the English language, both verbal and written. Being bilingual is a plus.
  • Have one year of experience as an Office Assistant or in a related field.
  • The candidate must be proficient with social media and internet utilities.
  • Must have the skills to prepare and email SALAM Newsletter with current news and activities.
  • Must have the knowledge to create flyers and advertisements.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changing job requirements and demonstrate reliability, punctuality, and attention to job duties.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time job paid on a monthly basis. It is subject to federal and state labor laws for tax withholding, FICA, etc. The office assistant must meet legal requirements to work in the USA.

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s education, skills, and experience. The office assistant will be required to successfully complete a six-month probationary period, at which time the performance will be reviewed.

How To Apply

Please email a complete application package to –

Application Package should include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
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