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Job Number:  38168
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Bilingual (English/French)
Job Posted: Friday, 15 September 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 25 September 2017
(57 days ago)
Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP)
Region: Halton / Peel area Type: Full time
Location: Mississauga Salary: (not entered)

Job Description


SHIP (Services and Housing In the Province) is a Health Service Provider for specialized populations with numerous programs and partnerships. We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic individual to fill the following position:


Title:  Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Bilingual (English/French)

Reports To:  Office Services Coordinator



  • Answering and directing incoming telephone calls in a professional manner
  • Reserving and setting up meeting rooms as required
  • Greeting external visitors and clients
  • Processing, receiving and distributing courier packages, mail and faxes
  • Organizing the reception desk and ensuring all information is current
  • Providing training to other staff on all reception area duties
  • Receiving and processing requests for various office supplies
  • Maintaining the approved on-site inventory list
  • Providing technical support and training on office equipment to staff
  • Providing administrative support to the Office Coordinator, Executive Assistant and other departments as required
  • Maintaining confidentiality of information
  • Planning and assisting with the execution of special events
  • Creating flyers, newsletter and invitations as required
  • Updating and maintaining directories, files, spreadsheets and resources
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for client safety 


  • Diploma in Office Administration or related field with at least 2 years of experience in an administrative capacity.
  • Must have proficiency in French Language (75% of job duties will be in English, 25% in French)
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office products including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Possession of valid Ontario’s Class “G” Drivers License and access to a personal vehicle preferred
  • Ability to interact in a professional and friendly manner
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience with general office protocols and procedures
  • Ability to take initiative and easily adapt to change in a fast paced office environment
  • Experience working with people with mental illness
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, sensitivity and professionalism
  • Disciplined and punctual of time
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English and French)
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit agency is an asset

This is Full time non bargaining unit position working 37.5 hours a week.  


All interested applicants must submit their resume directly to SHIP's Career page:

1. www.shipshey.ca
2. Careers and Volunteers
3. Select view all and click Search


SHIP is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an excellent benefits package and work environment. We thank all applicants who apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are contacted by SHIP regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise human resources if accommodation is required through any stage of the recruitment process

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
All interested applicants must submit their resume directly to SHIP's Career page:

1. www.shipshey.ca
2. Careers and Volunteers
3. Select view all and click Search
Contact Details:
Tenzin Paljor
Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP)
969 Derry Road East Unit 107
Mississauga, ON, L5T 2J7

Tel: 9057958742
www:   www.shipshey.ca

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