Careers: Administrative Assistant Internship

Administrative Assistant

Community Energy Services is seeking an Administrative Assistant to assist with day-to-day program operations. This internship is a great opportunity for career development in an administrative career. This 16-week paid internship will require 24 hours per week. Candidates should demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, be able to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, work independently, be highly organized, and possess strong problem-solving abilities. This project is implemented in partnership with Prescott-Joseph Center and is funded by Chevron.

 Candidates must reside in North Richmond, California.


The successful candidate will report to program managers and be expected to perform the following duties:

Customer Service

  • Answer phones and schedule appointments
  • Assist customers in accessing program services
  • Facilitate communication between customers, vendors, and program staff
  • Assist with customer outreach materials, such as flyers and applications
  • Data Entry and Job Tracking

  • Process customer applications, material receipts, surveys/evaluations
  • Track job flow, vendor completion of jobs
  • Help manage program databases and client files
  • Clerical

  • Mail program applications and other materials to customers
  • File customer reports
  • Help manage inventory of program tools and materials


  • Must currently reside in North Richmond, CA
  • Interest in an administrative career
  • Computer literate
  • Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage many projects at once
  • Bilingual in Spanish encouraged
  • Sense of humor and team spirited

  • Paid internship at hourly rate of $14
  • CESC staff are dedicated, team oriented for a pleasant work environment
  • Excellent administrative training opportunity
  • Interns will be provided with:

  • Uniform shirts
  • Workstation, including phone and laptop computer
  • A stipend will be provided for travel to and from CESC’s office
  • Position location: CESC, 1013 Pardee St, Berkeley CA 94710


    Mail, fax or email cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

    Lourdes Clark, Office Manager
    Community Energy Services Corporation
    1013 Pardee Street
    Berkeley, CA  94710
    Fax: (510) 981-0102 / Email:

    Please label all emails and attachments: “Admin_Last Name”. No phone calls please.

    Community Energy Services Corporation (CESC) is a community based non-profit organization and general contractor.  CESC provides energy and home repair services in Bay Area communities.  FSP is funded through Chevron and implemented in partnership with Prescott-Joseph Center Breathmobile.