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Job Number:  38711
Executive Assistant, Temp Full-Time, #NYC405-EA
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 October 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 15 October 2017
(60 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Winnipeg area, Southern Manitoba, Northern Ontario, Southern Ontario Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Kenora, ON Salary: Compensatory, based upon experience.

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join the Northern Youth Centre team in Kenora, as a Temporary Full-Time Executive Assistant.


Job Reference – #NYC405-EA


Working hand-in-hand to strengthen people and communities across Canada. 


The Position and Scheduling:

The temporary Full Time Executive Assistant assists the Program Director with the preparation and maintenance of employee files, assist with preparation of scheduling and pre-evaluation documents, complete job posting request forms, conduct reference checks and credential verifications, participate in interviews, complete payroll, petty cash and expense reports as well as other administration items for the programs as designated by the Program Managers.


This position will work Monday through Friday, 0800-1600 and will be for approximately six months to cover a maternity leave.  Position is based in Kenora and will work with our Northern Youth Centre and Kenora Attendance Centre.


What’s in it for you?

  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day that you work.
  • Appreciative teams, appreciative clients, organizational recognition and rewards.
  • Ability to ignite your career, while increasing your knowledge and skills through training and development programs.
  • Comprehensive benefit plans including wellness program with unique opportunities (for eligible employees).
  • Competitive wage; negotiated upon hiring


What does WJS do? 

At WJS Canada, our goal is to help people with disabilities become active, empowered and involved in their communities. We offer a wide range of local programs and services that encourage inclusion and participation.   Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills.


Where do we work?

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, this opportunity is in Keewatin, Kenora, Ontario.  Situated on the Lake of the Woods, Kenora is located close to the border of Manitoba, in Northwestern Ontario, approximately 200km east of Winnipeg.  It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality.  Often referred to as the “Premier Boating Destination of North America”, Kenora also offers amenities such as fine dining, boutique shopping, community festivals, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age.  For more information on living and working in Kenora, visit: http://www.kenora.ca


The Programs:

Northern Youth Centre is a twelve-bed Open Custody – Open Detention centre for Young Persons. in Northern Ontario. The Centre offers a casual and comfortable home environment situated on twenty-seven treed and rural riverside acres. The home-like environment and appointments invite engagement and encourage participation. The Centre is close to the Kenora business section for ease of networking with community services and full access to a wide range of educational, recreational, counselling and volunteer programs for the residents.


The WJS Northern Regional Attendance Centres offer Structured Day Supervision for youth in crisis or at risk of making unhealthy lifestyle choices. Our unique, respectful and welcoming settings provide safe, structured environments for youth development. We have Attendance Centres located in Kenora, Dryden and Sioux Lookout in Northern Ontario.


As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in related business, administrative, liberal arts or social sciences or other discipline.  Lesser qualified candidates with other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Three to five years experience directly related to the specified duties and responsibilities or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract
  • A reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance


*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Criminal Record Check (and every 3 years thereafter). These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.



Deadline for applications is October 15th, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please be sure to include Reference #NYC405-EA with your submission.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is October 15th, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references). Please be sure to include Reference #NYC405-EA with your submission.

Attention: Steve Quin, Program Director ON

No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Steve Quin
Program Director, ON

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   wjscanada.com/content/job/nyc405-ea-2/

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