Virtual Administrative Assistant

at International Institute for Human Security
Published April 3, 2022
Location Chicago, United States of America
Category Administration  
Job Type Volunteer  



The International Institute for Human Security (IIHS) is an NGO focused on advancing six key areas of human security known as Societal Stabilizers, Good Governance, Women, Migrants & Victims of Modern-Day Slavery, Food Security, R2P, Climate Protection and Indigenous Rights. The IIHS focuses on six regions: North America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, East Africa, West Africa (Francophone) and South Asia.


Serving as assistant to the executive director, responsibilities are administrative based and include:


  • Responding to emails and managing email inbox


  • Creating and maintaining a database


  • Research


  • Drafting documents and administrative responses as needed


  • Performing other administrative tasks as needed


Competencies include:


  • Interest in international affairs and peacebuilding


  • Strong work ethic (follow through essential)


  • Professionalism


  • Bilingual in French considered a bonus but is not essential


This is a volunteer remote based position, so experience and/or desire work with international remote team.


Hours required are 5hrs/week


How to apply

To apply: send cover letter and cv/resume by email with "Administrative Assistant" in the subject line.


This is a volunteer role and is unpaid.


Expected hours per week: 3-5hrs

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