Administrative Assistant

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Part Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 11-Jul-2017
Apply by: 23-Jul-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

World Skills Employment Centre is working with First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada to recruit for the position of Administrative Assistant .
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, July 23rd, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please also apply through Charity Village by clicking on the link:
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name NEEP_Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_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.
We are seeking a passionate, caring, respectful individual with an administrative background - degree, college diploma and at least 2 years- experience as an administrative assistant. Preference will be given to individuals who have previously worked in a not-for-profit environment. Fluency in French is an asset.
This is a one-year, three-quarter time (28 hours a week ) contract starting August 14, 2017 and ending August 13, 2018 with the possibility of an extension.
We welcome you to apply for this position if you:
  • Demonstrate and share the values of the Caring Society - integrity, respect, honesty, caring, generosity and a respect for justice, fairness and human rights;
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication both orally and in writing;
  • Have an ability to manage and effectively prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Possess the qualities needed to complete high quality work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment working well independently and as a team player;
  • Demonstrated experience working respectfully with a diverse clientele;
  • Demonstrated competency in Office and Adobe software;
  • Can effectively and accurately understand and convey the history and experience of Aboriginal peoples in Canada with a particular focus on the experiences of Aboriginal children and families.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Support to the Executive Director - managing calendar, events and communications;
  • Office duties – reception, filing, office supply management , making travel arrangements, processing donations/donor recognition and managing memberships;
  • Assist with Caring Society events ;
  • All other duties as required.
  • Satisfactory completion of a vulnerable persons check is required.

All application packages must include: a current resume and a cover letter explaining how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for this specific position as well as three references who can specifically speak to competency in office administration, ability to work with diverse populations and proficiency in communications and general work habits. Form letters will not be accepted. We will only be contacting those selected for an interview.