Location: Vancouver, Gastown/Downtown Eastside
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Compensation: This is an entry-level position starting at $17.96/hour
A generous and comprehensive benefits package is also provided.
Deadline: Open until filled
An exciting opportunity exists for a Receptionist with Atira Women's Resource Society. Atira is an award-winning organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices. Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the CEO, the Receptionist works to ensure smooth operation of the office and reception. There is a lot to keep you busy in this rewarding work environment for women passionate about ending violence against women and children.
You are a detail-oriented person who is able to prioritize and manage your time well, and are committed to attending work regularly and on time. Your enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn/grow are your most important attributes for the position. Your friends and colleagues would describe you as having strong communication skills and are great with people. You may have a year or two of experience in a customer service or other office environment, and perhaps even some formal training in administration work. You are used to being the go-to person in troubleshooting the likes of MS Office software and office-type equipment. Your prior experience at a non-profit society puts you at the top of the list of potential candidates.
The Receptionist is responsible all reception-related duties for the administration offices including phones, faxes, mail, scheduling, office kitchen, coordinating repairs, office supply orders, and the like. Working from our administration office in Gastown/Downtown Eastside, the Receptionist coordinates the communication at our office sites including the organization’s phone system and cell phone distribution. It is the Receptionist’s responsibility to support the executive team as required, and cover the responsibilities of the Executive Assistant when she is unavailable.
This 40-hour a week position with three weeks of vacation to start, generous paid leaves and, after a waiting period, a robust benefits plan and matching defined contribution pension plan.
Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis and or Inuit women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity seeking groups. Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.
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