Executive Assistant

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Orange and white text on green background. From the top, the orange text says, "We're Hiring" and the white text under that is as follows: "Executive Assistant Contract Position 8–10 hours per week, $15–$18 per hour, open to those with income restrictions. Apply at bit.ly/DHAssistant." Under the text, there is a white logo of a mountain, flying birds, spruce trees, and three hikers and a dog. One hiker is using crutches, another is using a wheelchair, and another has a dog on a leash.

Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, April 10, 2022, 5:00pm



United States

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Job Description:

Disabled Hikers is seeking an Executive Assistant. The mission of Disabled Hikers is to build disability community and justice in the outdoors, towards a vision of an outdoors culture transformed by representation, access, and justice. The Executive Assistant will work directly with the Founder, Syren Nagakyrie, to provide administrative and project support.

To apply, please fill out the form below. It can also be accessed as a separate Google Form.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating projects
  • Organizing events
  • Transcribing and editing audio recordings
  • Coordinating and editing blog posts
  • Scheduling and posting to social media, including writing image descriptions
  • Conducting research, including trail information and potential grants
  • Outreach and communication
  • Building connections with individuals and organizations
  • Other administrative tasks

Skills and Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in administrative or project support roles, paid or unpaid
  • Experience working with community-led organizations or small nonprofits
  • Strong time management, organization, and communication skills. We recognize that organization and communication is different for everyone.
  • Comfortable with the spelling, grammar, and sentence structure of the English language.
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative manner, while also being able to work independently
  • Comfortable with taking the initiative, making suggestions, and receiving constructive feedback
  • Experience with disability, chronic illness, Deaf, Blind, and/or neurodivergent communities
  • Comfortable with discussing and navigating access needs
  • Familiarity with Disability Justice principles
  • Familiarity with justice, equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Interested in creating more accessible opportunities in the outdoors, hiking, or nature
  • Must have a personal computer with reliable access to the internet. We can discuss options if this is a barrier.
  • BONUS: experience with developing training programs. We can discuss higher compensation for someone with this skillset.

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How to Apply:

Application Process

  • To request accommodations, please send an email to info@disabledhikers.com
  • Use the form below to submit your application by Sunday, April 10.
  • Candidates selected for the next round will be asked to submit an example of a project they coordinated, an example of their organizing style, and a writing or editing sample.
  • Final candidates will be invited to a virtual meeting interview with Syren Nagakyrie.

Disabled, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, poor/low income, and multiply-marginalized individuals strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please fill out the form below. It can also be accessed as a separate Google Form.

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Compensation Information:


  • Remote contract position
  • 8-10 hours per week
  • $15-$18 per hour depending on experience
  • We are open to alternative compensation arrangements for candidates with income restrictions.
  • Candidates must be in the United States and able to accommodate a Pacific time zone work schedule.