Job Posting 83540

Project Administration Officer
Sheng Shen (Holy Spirit) Parish
Ottawa area
closes in 3 days (Tue, 31 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $15/hr


Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) #: 3879720

Location: Ottawa, ON

Application Deadline:  2022 – 05- 31

Position Start Date:   2022 – 06- 20

Hours: 30 hrs./week


About our Organization: 

The Ottawa Chinese Catholic Community - also known as Sheng Shen (Holy Spirit) Parish - is an active charitable organization whose purpose is to bring together the Chinese community in the Ottawa region and mobilize them in activities such as forming leaders and participating in liturgical, catechetical and social action. Established in 1955, our parish has since grown to over 150 members who participate on various committees responsible for implementing all programs and services alongside a team of 5 full time staff who oversee the day-to-day operations, administration, accounting and planning. 

Our latest project is the building of a Pastoral Youth Centre which will be the first opportunity to create and house an inter-generational community and fellowship of youth and mature adults from various ethnic groups. The Centre would also serve as a key hub of interaction and activities for both its residents and communally with people living in the neighbourhood. Programs planned for the Centre would address a range of cultural, spiritual, and community needs, such as group learning opportunities, languages classes, interest focus groups, and recreational programs.


Nature of the Work:

Working closely with the parish members, the Project Administration Officer will provide essential administrative support to Pastoral Youth Centre project. Other responsibilities also include drafting key policies and organizing any required items for the Centre.


Tasks & Responsibilities:

  1. Draft any required documents (under the guidance of the Pastoral Youth Centre Management Committee) to source resident applicants for the Centre.
  2. Draft any operational and governing rules for the Centre
  3. Support promotion of the Pastoral Youth Centre to various target groups
  4. Organize, inventory and source any required furniture, equipment or interior elements for the living environment in the new Pastoral Youth Centre
  5. Work with the Social Services Planner to document and report all information
  6. Assist in any administration or support required for the summer youth training program


  • Post-secondary education or equivalent practical work experience of proven, hands-on transferrable work experience in an administrative support capacity;
  • Experience working with youth or seniors is a strong asset;
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team a strong asset;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team;
  • Strong working knowledge of English with a proficiency in a second language such as French, Chinese or Arabic is an asset.

Other Requirements:

This position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program. As such this posting must abide by the CSJ Articles of Agreement. (

To be eligible for the program, job applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of the employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant or territorial legislation and regulations.

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