Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Part Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Kanata, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 17-Mar-2017
Apply by: 23-Mar-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Children’s Aid Society (CAS)
World Skills Employment Centre is working with CAS to recruit for the position of RECEPTIONIST.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Apply directly to the employer through this link:, by the deadline specified by CAS.
  • Please send a copy of your application to, on or before 9:00 am, March 23, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your cover letter and resume as a SINGLE document, with the file name Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.
World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.
(Temporary, Part-Time Opportunity, 6 Month Contract)
The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa (CAS) is non-profit community organization funded by the Government of Ontario, legally mandated to protect children and youth from abuse and neglect. The CAS is one of over 46 agencies across the province regulated by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services and governed by the Ontario Child and Family Services Act (CFSA).
We are currently searching for a dynamic person to join the third largest Children’s Aid Society in Ontario, to fulfill the role of a Part Time Receptionist.
The Position:
Reporting to the Kanata Supervisor, the Receptionists’ tasks include but are not limited to:
  • Welcoming clients, visitors, volunteers and foster parents to the Society and facilitating their meetings or other activities with Society Staff;
  • Monitoring the Visitor Management System
  • Maintaining information displays
  • Monitoring visitors in the reception and visit areas and responding appropriately to emergency situations and activating the building Lockdown process when necessary
  • Delivering emergency communication as required by telephone, emergency call button, walkie-talkie, or emergency intercom system as per established procedures
  • Ensuring that the overall appearance and tidiness of the Lobby area
  • Other duties include completing general administrative tasks such as updating statistical reports, distributing mail, faxing, photocopying documents and ordering supplies, as required.
Hours of Work: 17.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m Location: Kanata Satellite Office (Address: 150 Katimavik Road, Suite 2000 Kanata, Ontario K2L 2N2) Qualifications:
  • Completion of a high school diploma is required. A related college diploma (Business or Office Administrative Program) is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a public environment while dealing with confidential and/or emotionally charged situations
  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated skills in working with Word & Excel programs and computer applications.
  • Good judgment, strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated competencies and abilities in customer service and phone etiquette.
  • Excellent communication skills with clients, staff and community professionals.
  • Excellent capacity to work independently as well within a team setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.