Job Posting 79322

Administrative Assistant
CanLearn Society
Work From Home, Calgary area
closed 8 days ago (Thu, 20 Jan)
part time - term / contract

The CanLearn Society is a leader in services for learning and attention difficulties and an innovator in literacy programming. Our team consists of psychologists, learning and literacy specialists, pediatricians and early childhood educators. We are a registered charity that has been providing services to Calgary and the area since 1979. Come help us to change lives through learning! Do you genuinely care about helping others? Do you have the ability to manage and understand the needs of our potential clients?


We are currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our team. This is a 0.8 FTE (28 hours/week) two-year contract position with the possibility of extension.


Responsibilities may include:


  • Emailing appointment reminders to client
  • File creation and management
  • Donation management
  • Assistance with billing procedures
  • Assistance with intake procedures
  • Office inventory management
  • Supporting administrative and clinical team as required
  • Providing coverage to the administrative team as required
  • Conducting client satisfaction phone surveys and associated data entry


Skills and Qualifications


  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong computer skills
  • Willingness to be flexible
  • Value working in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Previous experience in an administrative capacity
  • Knowledge of mental health, learning, and attention difficulties is an asset
  • A background or degree in Psychology (or a related field) is an asset
  • First aid certification is an asset


Our team is currently operating part-time remote. The successful candidate will have the comfort and skill level required to work with the necessary technology at home but must also be comfortable working in an office setting when required. This position will require a minimum of 2 days in office with the possibility of extra days as coverage is required. This balance may shift as the covid-19 pandemic evolves.


Please send an email with a cover letter and resume to with 'Administrative Assistant' as the subject line. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is chosen. Candidates who pass the initial interview may be invited to a second working interview.


CanLearn is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic background, disability, or age.


Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!