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Administrative/Development Assistant (Full-Time)

The Martin House is looking for a dynamic person to join the administrative team. If you are driven by learning and interested in working for an international attraction, this position is for you.

The administrative assistant is responsible for:

  • Maintaining confidential donor records

  • Assisting with monthly solicitation letters and reconciliations

  • Helping to grow Membership and Annual Fund programs

  • Assisting with special events

  • Assisting with grant applications

  • Answering phones, assisting with tour reservations and general inquiries

  • Supporting other departmental staff with administrative needs

  • Assisting with other ad hoc projects and tasks

The Martin House is a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly word, excel and powerpoint. Knowledge of Donor Perfect software preferred. The preferred candidate must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated and flexible and able to work well in a team setting. The candidate should possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written), exceptional customer service skills, and be able to complete multiple projects independently and effectively. The administrative assistant may need to work occasional evenings and weekends, particularly for special events.

The Martin House is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Caretaker/Maintenance (Part-Time)

The Martin House is looking for an energetic, organized person with attention to detail for a unique opportunity in the Parkside area of Buffalo, NY. Hours for the position are Thursday through Monday from 4:30 to 9:30 pm. This position includes cleaning, maintenance, set-up and take-down for events/meetings, securing the properties and some snow shoveling in winter months. Lifting is required. Must have own transportation. This is an hourly position. Please send a summary of work experience and contact information to the email address listed. Be part of a dynamic team!

The successful candidate will:

  • Report to a Facilities Manager who is responsible for maintenance services.

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures.

  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors;

  • Empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; handle recycling materials; replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispensers.

  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.

  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets.

  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; auto scrubbers, high pressure washers, vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.

  • Lock and unlock assigned buildings: secure building when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights. Assist with the after-hours On-Call schedule.

  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.

  • Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs.

  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis. Wash accessible interior and exterior windows. Clean blinds.

  • Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, follow directions, comprehension, calculating, reading, writing, speaking, evaluating, mathematics, organizing and innovation.

  • Attend to emergencies when necessary.

  • Complete work orders using the eMaint software.

  • Safely operate golf cart and other job related equipment.

  • Support and enforce all policies, university and governmental such as One Call, OSHA/WISHA rules, university health and safety regulations and guidelines, etc.

  • Perform related duties as required.

The Martin House is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume to

Teachers Wanted

Attention educators! The Martin House is seeking teachers to lead future, on-going workshops, classes and camps. Art teachers are encouraged to apply.  Must have experience teaching adults and/or children. The Martin House is specifically looking for summer 2018 camp teachers.  Compensation is based on experience. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to


The Martin House is always looking for energetic volunteers to help with various tasks around the site. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out a volunteer application.