Administrative Assistant

Full time position (40hrs)

Monmouth County, NJ

Family Resource Associates, Inc. is a direct-service non-profit organization. Since 1979 FRA is committed to helping the greater community of people with a disability as a result of a developmental delay, accident, injury or aging.


The Administrative Assistant will work collaboratively with staff and programs performing vital activities that support the overall functioning of the offices and programs. All duties will be consistent with the mission and goals of FRA to support front desk duties, such as: program registration and info management in Excel, FileMaker Pro database entry, front desk and office activities including receptionist and office machines



Related experience, knowledge of FileMaker Pro and Excel, and knowledge of disabilities and/or experience in nonprofits highly preferred. Needs excellent oral communication. Personable, energetic, self-motivated and resourceful. Must be a team player.



·       Be the welcoming face of the agency and manage all front desk activities

o   Greeting those using our services, volunteers and guests

o   Mail management – incoming, outgoing and disbursement

o   Program Calendars

·       Database entry from mailings and incoming information, access contact lists and provide labels and reports upon request from FileMaker Pro.

·       Deal with all aspects of entering program registration information into Excel and FileMaker Pro

·       Prepare rooms for program, committee, and event meetings

·       Manage office inventory, ordering and disbursements of deliveries

·       Assist students waiting for transportation and as needed.

·       Manage office needs and logistics to ensure pleasant and functioning work environment for staff, clients and visitors

Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, FileMaker Pro and databases needed

Must be able to lift 50 lbs and easily manage stairs



CLASSROOM ASSISTANT-  Part Time for adults with disabilities needed for TECHConnection at FRA to assist a diverse population of young adults with developmental disabilities as they take a variety of FRA Classes.  Work in cooperation with professional staff to create an atmosphere of kindness that encourages learning, fosters independent growth and promotes respect for self and others.   Classes focus on pre-vocational skills and other activities using computers.  Qualifications:  H.S. Diploma, experience with teens and young adults with developmental disabilities, skilled with computer technology. This is a part time position but can be as many as 4 days per week. Send resume to Joanne Castellano, Program Director , TECHConnection @ FRA, email:

TEACHER ASSISTANT - Part Time for adults with disabilities needed for TECHConnection at FRA to work in classes for adults with disabilities. Creative learning activities on the computer & Prevocational skills activities are taught. Energetic and dynamic men and women are being sought.

Candidate MUST be experienced with the adult population who have developmental disabilities as well as be very comfortable using computer technology.  An Associates or Bachelor degree a plus. 

Classes are daily, 9 to 3pm. Availability and times may vary. Program is year round. Travel to our three locations in Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls & Brick.

Position starts immediately.  Send resume to


2 Full Time positions open. 1 Part Time Postion open.
EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST and JOB COACH are needed for LifeWork@FRA for high school transition work program and supported employment for adults with disabilities. Starting immediately in Monmouth County.  1 position follows the school calendar.

Job Coach provides on-site training, behavioral supports and advocacy for the high school intern in various departments working with a variety of community employers. Must be able to conduct an analysis of the job needs, student progress and interventions needed for success. Second position works with community employers throughout the county to build employment options and with adults in various types of job positions.

Seeking experienced, dynamic and creative applicants with background in business, sales, the arts, education or other creative fields who have worked with young adults, who has lots of job experience, and has a professional, confident and respectful manner. These are a one-on-one employment training positions with a high school student or an adult who has an intellectual or development disability. Need excellent interpersonal skills, able to assess business workplace culture, expectations and support young workers to be successful in their placement. Good communication skills necessary to also interact with the community, business and school personnel as well as family members to cultivate positive relationships.

College degree preferred in any field. Strong physical stamina needed and must be able to work all day, mostly standing and walking. Driver’s license needed.  Training is provided.  

SEND RESUME or CONTACT IMMEDIATELY:   732-747-5310, ext 121  -  Speak to Ann or Phill