Job Posting 101833

Administrative Assistant
Quadra Village Community Centre
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closes in 8 days (Fri, 21 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $21.75 per hour, plus a 6% pay in lieu of vacation

Job Title:    Administrative Assistant – Summer Support


Reports to: Administrative Coordinator


Role:           Provides human resources and administrative support to the Admin Coordinator (AC), Executive Director (ED), and Program Leads.

                   Assists in providing a suitable environment for staff, program participants, and community.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with administrative and clerical functions of the agency, performing a range of duties often involving material of a confidential nature
  • Digitizes administrative records such as personnel files, program funding agreements and reports, memorandums of understanding, archived materials, etc.
  • Maintains an administrative filing system, both electronic and manual, while developing and implementing a document management system through the review and editing of existing documents, as well as identifying and creating required documents
  • Assists AC and Program Leads by compiling information and feedback to develop andcomplete program specific employee manuals. Existing documents, training materials, and checklists will be used during the compilation process
  • Creates and implements online Onboarding, Orientation, and Training documentation such as Q&As, lessons, safety procedures, and quizzes, in formats which include video, slideshows, and audio content
  • Takes steps to prepare the organization for the 50 Year Open House Celebration of Downtown Blanshard Advisory Committee (DBAC), through the development of a press release, emailing members, creation of a newsletter article highlighting 50 Years of Making a Difference, photo and information gathering from the electronic archives which help reflect the breadth and depth of QVCC programs, and video interviews of key contributors and community members
  • Prepares educational posters for cultural holidays and events
  • Responds to general inquiries, by phone and in person, regarding QVCC, and shares in the physical work of maintaining the Centre
  • Participates to ensure a safe environment; observes potential hazards; remedies and/or reports to the appropriate person
  • Performs other related duties as required by the AC and/or ED



  • Commitment to anti-oppressive, decolonial, and anti-racist practice
  • Ability to work with integrity and respect in a diverse, multi-cultural community centre
  • Demonstrated work experience and abilities in an administrative role, or a combination of training, education, and experience in a related field such as HR or Business Administration
  • Demonstrated skills in general office duties: filing and clerical procedures; skilled typing and document/report preparation and layout; knowledge of personal computer applications
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills; keen attention to detail
  • Superior oral and written communication skills: excellent interpersonal and collaborative ability
  • Ability to work under pressure of deadlines and with frequent interruptions
  • Computer proficiency, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Experience with web design, computer graphics, and social media
  • Familiar with graphic design programs such as Canva, Visme, or similar
  • Clear criminal record check

 Applicants must be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Actfor the duration of the employment 
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulation

Hours of Work & Term:

  • 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday
  • 8-week position from July 8th to August 30th, 2024
  • Ability to work remotely 1-2 days per week, with the rest on-site
  • Schedule built around regular hours of operation, training needs, and community events

Benefits & Remuneration:

  • $21.75 per hour, plus a 6% pay in lieu of vacation
  • Immediate enrollment in the Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & development suitable to position


Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check required

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