Bilingual, Administrative Assistant - Diabetes Central Ottawa (DCO) (0.6FTE) Bilingual, General Reception– (0.2FTE).

Job Detail

Company: Centretown Community Health Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Part Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 07-May-2018
Apply by: 16-May-2018

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Centretown Community Health Centre

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Centretown Community Health Centre to recruit for the position of Bilingual, Administrative Assistant - Diabetes Central Ottawa (DCO) (0.6FTE) Bilingual, General Reception– (0.2FTE).

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 9:00 am, May 16, 2018.
  • 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.

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Bilingual, Administrative Assistant - Diabetes Central Ottawa (DCO) (0.6FTE) Bilingual, General Reception (GR) – (0.2FTE) Champlain Region – Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC)

Fixed term part-time contract of 10 months (4 days/week)

The bilingual Intake Administrator & Administrative Assistant is responsible for conducting initial review of referrals to Diabetes Central; interacting with clients, diabetes and lung health education programs or healthcare professionals by phone or email; tracking client status; conduct basic analysis of trends; provide administrative support to the Program Manager, Regional Diabetes Programs and Patient Navigator; general office duties and management.

The General Receptionist answers and directs phone calls and greets clients and visitors to CCHC. The General Receptionist responds to enquiries from the public concerning services both at CCHC and in the local community.

Essential Requirements:

  • High School graduation diploma
  • Secretarial diploma or equivalent training and experience, including an ability to compose simple business letters
  • Minimum two years working as administrative support in health or social services fields
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a receptionist of large multi-disciplinary staff.
  • Experience working with a community-based health/social service agency.
  • Direct client contact, in health or social services fields, or other working environments
  • Excellent listening, written, and verbal skills in French and English
  • Proficient with Windows operating system and the MS suite of products, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Able to operate with confidence and excellent judgement in a self-directed manner, comfort with new and evolving processes, strong problem identification and resolution skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills


  • Experience working with a community-based social service agency
  • Experience working with programs serving high risk or high-needs populations
  • Knowledge of community resources in the Ottawa area

Language Designation

  • English, written and spoken
  • French, written and spoken

Start date: As soon as possible (0.8FTE / 4 days/week) (Fixed term part-time contract 10 months)

Please note the following:

  • The subject line of your email should read “Term PT – Bilingual, Administrative Assistant (DCO) / General Receptionist”
  • The file name for your resume should read:“ (last name)_(first name)_ Resume
  • The file name for your cover letter should read: “ (last name)_(first name)_ Cover Letter