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Job Details

Job Number:  51883
Project Assistant
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 February 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 22 February 2019
(60 days ago)
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: West Vancouver Salary: $53, 184/annum (inclusive of MERCs and extended benefits)

The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is a Centre of Excellence for Indigenous Early Learning and Child
Care (IELCC). In 2018, the First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) mandated BCACCS to be the Regional
Coordinating Structure for the implementation of and investment in the IELCC Framework in British Columbia.
Guided by a BC First Nations ELCC Framework and community-driven investment strategy, BCACCS will oversee
the implementation process, which seeks to enhance existing services, increase access for families, and build
capacity in the IELCC sector, with the overall aim of improving outcomes for all First Nations children and
families in BC.
To support this important work, BCACCS is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Project
Assistant. Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Assistant is responsible for providing high level
administrative and data management support to IELCC project staff and acts as the first point of contact for
information concerning the IELCC investment and implementation process. This integral role requires a
committed individual with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, strong data management
abilities, as well as the communication skills necessary to maintain positive relationships with a broad range of
project stakeholders.
Principal Duties:
• Ensure the overall effective administrative functioning of the IELCC implementation process
• Keep track of project information, activities, timelines, and overall progress
• Respond to inquiries and requests regarding IELCC implementation, calls for proposals, application
processes, and other project activities
• Support the implementation of communication strategies and tools to increase awareness of new and
emerging funding opportunities, policies, programs, and services
• Support and track funding application processes, including calls for proposal, document intake,
screening, and follow-up
• Develop and maintain an accurate and accessible project filing system
• Accurately input, track, and maintain forms, contracts, reports and other records/data in a case
management database
• Participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of meetings and special events, including
scheduling, travel arrangements and note taking
• Establish and maintain a broad range of positive relationships with partners, stakeholders, staff,
contractors, and advisory groups
• Perform other administrative duties, including preparing correspondence and reports, processing
incoming and outgoing mail, and ensuring an organized office environment
• Assist with other project deliverables and related tasks as required

Skills & Qualifications:
• Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Office Administration, Information Management,
another related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Minimum of 3 to 5 years of administrative experience in a non-profit project environment
• Experience working with Indigenous communities or organizations and/or the ELCC sector
• Demonstrated knowledge of database and records management practices
• Demonstrated understanding of funding application processes
• Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office 365
• Personable attitude with exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Detail oriented, thorough, with strong organizational and problem solving skills
• Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize work with tight deadlines and
shifting priorities
• Flexibility to work both independently as well as part of a team
• Preference may be given to applicants who have Indigenous heritage with the required combination of
education and experience

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how you meet requirements by email. Include specific examples encountered in your work or educational experiences as it relates to this position. Please cite “Application for Project
Assistant” in the subject line. All applications must include cover letter and resume.
Contact Details:
Executive Director

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