Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant

Qualifications: Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail; dedication to high-quality work on all tasks and projects; ability to follow instruction and work within established systems; top-notch writing, editing and verbal communication skills. Applicants must be experienced in the following: field work coordination; professional phone manner; ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple assignments.

Primary duties include: providing strong support for program coordination with an emphasis on high level skills in database work; managing multiple electronic and hard copy files; drafting correspondence and other products; and retrieving and compiling complex information.

Full-time position with schedule flexibility and periodic overtime required due to programmatic needs. Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

Interested applicants must submit a job-specific cover letter explaining how their skill set matches the position and a résumé to: Panetta Institute, 100 Campus Center, Building 86E, Seaside, CA 93955; email:  info@panettainstitute.org; Phone: 831-582-4200; Fax: 831-582-4082.

Volunteer Positions

The Panetta Institute offers an opportunity for volunteers to contribute meaningful service to the community, largely by becoming involved in the Institute’s longest-running program, Monterey County Reads. 

Volunteers for the Monterey County Reads program serve at elementary schools throughout the county, working with Panetta Institute staff members to participate in regular one-to-one reading sessions with selected children in first through third grades. Volunteers are sponsored by members of the Monterey County Reads Consortium, which includes businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, non-profits, service clubs and other groups, and undergo orientation and training by Panetta Institute personnel.

For information, click here to read more about Monterey County Reads.