Job Posting 76103

Administrative Assistant/Program Support
Job Skills
York / Durham area
closed 11 days ago (Fri, 15 Oct)
full time

Administrative Assistant/Program Support

Full-Time Opportunity

York Region Location


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 a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic Accounting and/or Bookkeeping skills, an asset
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle


  • Minimum education requirement is a High School Diploma or GED
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an administrative role


  • Effective Communication/Listening Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Fostering Teamwork


 What you will do:          Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  •  Providing clerical support including maintaining databases, scheduling appointments, disseminating information, maintaining files, preparing reports, copying program materials, processing Purchase Orders, maintaining electronic and hard copy filing system, word processing correspondence, sending faxes and emails, photocopying classroom materials as required
  • Providing customer service through receiving and directing calls and handling walk-in clients, providing general program information to clients and referring appropriately, providing general program information to clients and refers appropriately as needed, working cooperatively with other staff to ensure consistent and efficient reception coverage while providing excellent customer service, relaying messages and program inquiries from Community partners
  • Participating in community outreach by promoting Job Skills programs, participating in community activities and networking with community agencies to support project goals and develop potential mentoring relationships


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


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. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. 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/Program Support 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’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

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