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Job Number:  41684
Administrative Assistant, Markham Services
Job Posted: Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2018
(88 days ago)
JVS Toronto
Region: York / Durham area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Markham Salary: (not entered)

JVS Toronto is a non-profit leader in career and employment services for jobseekers and employers across the GTA, supporting more than 21,000 individuals annually. For over 70 years, our programs have supported young graduates, immigrants, mature workers and the underemployed. With annual revenues of $15 million, our services are delivered in 9 Toronto locations by a dedicated team of approximately 180 staff including qualified employment counsellors, workforce specialists and psychologists, making JVS Toronto a well-known leader in this field.


The JVS Employment Source Markham office, funded by MAESD, provides employment services to unemployed individuals of all ages, financial backgrounds and skills to help them gain employment within their field or a related field. To achieve this goal, a range of services is provided at one location including information and referral services, one-on-one employment counselling, employment workshops, and job development/placement services. 

The individual in this position will:

  • Provide clerical support, including editing and formatting reports, preparing and completing agency and government forms, word processing of correspondence, reports and other materials, filing, faxing and photocopying
  • Provide administrative support to Employment Source programs. Provide daily front desk/ reception duties and customer service to all clients, employers and visitors. Maintain office supplies and equipment
  • Set up, maintain and file client records in EOIS CAMS and Salesforce. Prepare rosters of clients as needed. Assist with statistical and program reports
  • Assist with organizing appointments, orientations, and workshops. Contacts employers, clients and referring agencies regarding session start dates, interviews, appointments,
  • Provide information on R & I services; provide technical support to R & I and support events
  • Update client information on the JVS client tracking system as per program needs and standards
  • Provide administrative support in maintaining financial supports and processing claims such financial tracking for the training incentive component and employment supports. Maintain up-to-date client and employer files and records
  • Assist location staff with all administrative and other related duties

Please note that flexible hours/evenings/weekends may be required.


As a high school graduate, you are trained in office administration and have 1-2 years of current relevant work experience. You are computer-literate in software programs used by our agency (Word, Excel, Outlook, the Internet, etc.) and have demonstrated superior customer service skills and experience. Knowledge of a second language such as French, Tamil, or Cantonese representing the Markham community would be an asset.  

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
JVS Toronto employees are invited to submit their resume and covering letter ASAP to .
Applications will be accepted only through the above e-mail address.

JVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require accommodation in order to submit your application, please contact JVS directly.

Our agency embraces diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our agency. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
JVS Toronto
Head Office
74 Tycos Drive
Toronto, ON, M6B 1V9

Tel: (416) 787-1151
www:   www.jvstoronto.org

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