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Job Number:  44037
Summer Student - Administrative Assistant
Job Posted: Friday, 27 April 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
(79 days ago)
Helping Spirit Lodge Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Internship - paid
Location: Vancouver Salary: 14.00/Hour

Position:  Summer Student- Administrative Assistant  

Term :       30 Hours Per Week ( Tuesday – Friday )
                  April 23, 2018- August 31.2018



Under the direction of the Executive Director of Helping Spirit Lodge Society and subject to its policies and regulations, the administrative assistant will be responsible for front desk duties of the Society such as greeting visitors, administrative tasks and various other activities that are instrumental in the operation of the Society. The job is subject to multiple deadlines and moderate interruptions; ability to prioritize and multitask is key. 


REPORTS TO:     The Executive Director      



Carry out the purpose and objectives of the Helping Spirit Lodge Society

  • Demonstrate ability to adhere to and implement organization’s principles, policies and practices, including understanding and maintaining confidentiality
  • Be directly responsible to the Executive Director and follow detailed instructions given by other internal staff in completing tasks
  • Maintain attention to detail while balancing multiple priorities
  • Ability to organize work and carry out the duties of the position with independence
  • Maintain a courteous manner and good disposition and greet business associates and clients in a professional manner


  • Must Be Between 15-30 Years of Age and current student returning to school
  • Post Secondary Degree
  • Completion of Secretarial Course and Office procedures
  • A minimum of three to six months of general office experience is required, with a working knowledge on clerical and reception functions
  • Computer literate and experienced with typing, filing and various relevant duties
  • Knowledge of various office equipment (photo copier, postage meter, fax machine)
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal history, traditions and cultural competencies; ability to articulate history relating to Aboriginals in Canada
  • Knowledge of various Aboriginal resources
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with both Society staff and the public

Expression of interest, including and updated resume and a cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the above noted qualifications must be received by email at
| Subject Title Summer Student Administrative Assistant

Preferences will be given to FIRST NATION’S WOMEN as per SECTION 41 OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

Only short –listed candidates will be contacted.


Closing Date: Till Position Filled.



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications via email to:
Subject Title: Summer Student - Administrative Assistant
Contact Details:
Olivia Jim
Helping Spirit Lodge Society
3965 Dumfries Street Vancouver BC V5N5R3
Vancouver, BC, V5N5R3

Tel: 6048746629
Fax: 6048734402
www:   www.hsls.ca

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