Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center

Admin/Office/Organization - Reception Assistant

Reception Assistant

- Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center


Description, compensation and benefits:

Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center is seeking volunteer(s) (unpaid) for the position of Reception Assistant.


Primary responsibilities of the position include:
Reception Assistant works individually and with Receptionist to complete and file paperwork, answer phones, make copies and lend support to various departments when necessary.



Duties of the position include:

  • Answering phone calls from clients and community members
  • Greeting clients and answering any questions about services
  • Entering data, completing paperwork, and filing forms
  • Delivering mail to staff members
  • Support staff and assist with set-up during meetings and events
  • Performs other related duties as requested


Needed Skills:

  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Bilingual preferred


Essential Functions and Abilities:

On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat or twist; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; communicate effectively and tactfully in both oral and written forms; use telephone, write and use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and be aware of clients at all times; and lift moderate weight.  


Time Commitment:

  • Commitment of at least 1-2 hours per month with 1-2 hours per week preferred 
  • Between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday


About the organization:

Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center became a 501c3 non-profit in 2005. Lighthouse’s mission is to strengthen families and improve the physical and emotional well-being of residents of Placer County by providing counseling, education, and easy access to community based resources. 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon