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Job Number:  43657
Administrative Assistant
Job Posted: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 27 April 2018
(84 days ago)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Northern York Region Salary: (not entered)

Administrative Assistant

Based in Northern York Region

Full-time Short-Term Contract


Who we are: A non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to enhancing people’s capacity to participate in the labour market.


What we need: A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast paced environment
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Administration and/or a minimum of 2 years’ administrative/reception experience is required
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (Access is considered an asset)

What you will do: Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Managing the day-to-day clerical responsibilities of the program including answering telephone enquiries, file maintenance, preparing reports and database management
  • Assisting with operational needs of Programs such as scheduling appointments and liaising with the Program Manager and Director
  • Supporting general office activities including ordering supplies, liaising with suppliers and expense tracking
  • Working cooperatively with staff to ensure consistent and efficient reception coverage while providing excellent customer service

As an Administrative Assistant with the Employment Services and Programs division, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the administrative and reception functions of the Employment Services and Programs division.


What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by 4:30 p.m. April 27, 2018.


JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: K041022

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications in PDF format only via email and indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line.
Contact Details:
www:   www.jobskills.org

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