Canvasback Missions has been dedicated to bringing otherwise unavailable healthcare and health education to the islands of Micronesia since 1981. We believe that all people deserve a high quality of life. Through partnership between volunteer professionals, island communities, and our generous supporters, we bring health and wholeness to Micronesia. With a full time Wellness Center on the island of Majuro and an average of 8 specialty surgery teams coordinated and sent to the islands each year, Canvasback is able to impact the health of over 2,300 individuals and provide over $4.5 million in patient care annually.

Current Open Positions:

Executive Assistant


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Executive Assistant - Full Time

Responsibilities & Requirements

  1. Office workflow management:

    • Timely follow-up of phone calls and emails

    • Helping to facilitate meetings

    • Maintaining communication between staff members

    • Assessing weaknesses in workflow and applying changes to increase efficiency

    • Managing the company calendar

    • Arranging for office volunteers as necessary

  2. Office upkeep and maintenance:

    • Maintaining and purchasing supply inventory

    • Facilitating office and equipment cleaning/repairs

  3. Data management:

    • Basic data entry of volunteer/donor information

    • Facilitating donation payment processing

  4. General Volunteer Efforts:

    • Management of volunteer interests

    • Keeping potential volunteers up to date with upcoming opportunities via email or other form of communication

  5. Social Media Management

    • Oversight of our twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page

    • Working with our peer-to-peer fundraising program


  • Familiarity with Pacific island cultures is a huge plus

  • Hands-on administrative support experience

  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and social media,

  • Previous database experience (Access, Blackbaud, etc.) is a plus

  • Awareness and care of intercultural nuances – previous intercultural work experience is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, analytical and problem solving organizational skills, and the ability to work with confidential information and documents

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve deadlines with superb accuracy under pressure

  • The ability to take initiative in organizational projects
    Salary range between $15-$18/hour


In order to provide our donors and sponsors with a thorough and comprehensive examination of our financial records and internal controls, Canvasback Missions has contracted for many years with an independent auditor who attests to the fairness and accuracy of the content of our financial statements. He has provided a full audit, which is the highest and most credible analysis that an accountant can produce.

Due to unforeseen medical issues, our auditor recently informed us that he could no longer continue to serve us.
Canvasback Missions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.