New Position Announcement: Part-time Bookkeeper/Office Assistant 

Saheli seeks a hardworking and motivated individual to serve as a bookkeeper and office assistant. The bookkeeper offers support to the organization’s Executive Directors and Treasurer to keep track of financial records and provide monthly reports to the Treasurer.  In addition, the position will assist with office and clerical work as needed.

Saheli is a 501 © 3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting South Asian women and families. Our office is in Burlington, MA. Our mission is to empower South Asians to lead safe and healthy lives. With over 21 years of experience, Saheli offers a range of free and confidential services geared specifically to South Asian immigrants.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Bookkeeping duties include financial record keeping and keeping track of transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. Office Assistant duties include assisting with office work and creating and compiling outreach materials for workshops and events.

Responsibilities include the following. 

  1. Communicate regularly with the Executive Directors and Treasurer
  2. Compile financial reports as needed for monthly board meetings
  3. Ensure that all income and expenses are appropriately categorized and recorded
  4. Clerical support (typing, filing, copying) as needed
  5. Compile outreach materials for events as needed.
  6. Organize and maintain office area and filing system

Criteria for selection:  

  • Basic accounting skills and comfort with budgets and numbers
  • Excellent skills and experience with QuickBooks, Excel and Word
  • Experience working in the nonprofit setting
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication, phone and interpersonal skills.

Additional criteria for selection include: A friendly and outgoing personality, team player, demonstrated professionalism and tact in communications with a diverse staff and board, strong organizational and time management skills, acute attention to detail, well-organized, self-directed and requiring minimal supervision. Must own a vehicle and drive.

Hours: 10 hours per week; specific office hours are flexible.  Compensation: $15/hour.

How to Apply? Please send a letter of interest and resume to

Must be eligible to work in the US. 2 references will be required. Position is open till filled.

Saheli, P. O. Box 1345, Burlington, MA 01803 | | Facebook: saheliboston