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Job Details

Job Number:  56379
Administrative Assistant / Program Support
Job Posted: Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Closing Date: Sunday, 1 September 2019
(in 9 days)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Full time
Location: Keswick Salary: tbd based upon experience

Who we are:   Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


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 demonstrated experience in Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • 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 and email etiquette
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Administration and/or a minimum of 2 years’ administrative/reception experience is required
  • Has project management skills and related experience
  • Basic Accounting and/or Bookkeeping skills, an asset
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

What you will do:  Support Job Skills’ team and participants 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, provide general program information to applicants, and liaising with the Program Manager and Director
  • Supporting general office activities including maintaining office facilities, ordering supplies, handle purchase order requests, liaising with suppliers, and expense tracking
  • Working cooperatively with staff to ensure consistent and efficient reception coverage while providing excellent customer service

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


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 as well as support local employers to meet their current and future hiring needs. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As an Administrative Assistant with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to contributing to the economic and social viability of our community. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support Job Skills needs.


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’ programs and services. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.



Please reply in confidence by 11:59 p.m., September 1, 2019.


JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  KES072967

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



How to Apply
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We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title and the job reference number in the email subject line and tell us how you learned about this opportunity in your cover letter.

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 p.m., Friday August 16, 2019.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: KES072967
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
Contact Details
Job Skills
14 - 130 Davis Drive, Box 34
Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

Tel: 905-898-5138
www:   www.jobskills.org

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