Job Posting 83586

General Office Clerk
The Career Foundation
Toronto Metro area
closes in 41 days (Thu, 7 Jul)
canada summer jobs / summer students

Important Application Details: To be eligible to apply for this position, candidates must be between the ages of 15 to 30 years. This role is intended for youth looking to gain work experience in the social services sector.

About The Career Foundation: The Career Foundation is a dynamic non-profit organization that offers a wide range of employment, training, and HR services to job seekers and employers. Since its inception in 1988, The Career Foundation has steadily expanded its services. Operating out of seven locations, we now help thousands of people each year successfully accomplish their employment goals. Our team of dedicated professionals have described The Career Foundation as caring, compassionate, innovative, and team-oriented. For more information about us and our services, please visit our website at

Scope of Position: The General Office Clerk will provide important administrative and customer service functions, including entering data into online systems and responding to inquires from clients, among other job functions.

  • Position Type: 30 hours per week for 9 weeks (Canada Summer Jobs program)
  • Start date: June 6, 2022
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: This is a hybrid-remote opportunity comprised of work-from-home functions and in-office work as needed from a base office at Weston Rd. & Lawrence Ave., Toronto. The successful candidate must have appropriate work-from-home space and high-speed internet. Company laptop and VoIP phone line provided. Hybrid-remote schedule will be as determined by the Coordinator.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: The Career Foundation is committed to the health and safety of its workforce. As of December 16, 2021, successful candidates for our internal employment opportunities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of same prior to receiving an official employment offer. Accommodations will be made where possible for qualifying medical or religious exemptions.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Enters client information and service plan data into online and office databases, ensuring that data entered is complete and accurate.
  • Conducts follow-up calls with clients and enters updated information into online system.
  • Performs administrative and communication duties, including filing, scanning, and emailing.
  • Assists clients with basic technical support in the Resource & Information room.
  • Provides service to clients at front reception when needed.
  • Assists the team with outreach and marketing functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Skills Required

  • Currently in pursuit of a degree or diploma in Business Administration, Social Services, or an equivalent combination of practical work experience and education is required.
  • Excellent critical thinking and administrative skills.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite of products, including Office 365 (MS Teams, Forms, SharePoint, OneDrive, etc.)
  • Exceptional customer service skills with ability to uphold the organization’s service standards and core values. 
  • A professional, courteous approach to service with a high level of respect for the diversity of the people served.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills, with ability to clearly communicate information verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive information, exhibit tact, diplomacy, and good judgment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask, take initiative, and handle a variety of duties.
  • Flexible and positive approach to work, with willingness to assist team members and clients to help ensure that all program goals are met.
  • Willingness and flexibility to occasionally work outside of normal business hours during peak periods, when required.
  • Must have appropriate work-from-home space with high-speed internet for a hybrid-remote work schedule. Company laptop provided.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (two doses) against COVID-19. The successful candidate will be required to submit official documentation to confirm vaccination status prior to job offer.

The Career Foundation’s Commitment:

The Career Foundation is committed to diversity and inclusion and aims to create a healthy and rewarding environment for all. We welcome applications from qualified individuals who represent the diversity of the people we proudly serve, including, but not limited to, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and individuals of all genders and sexual orientation. The Career Foundation, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with candidates requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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