Job Posting 85044

Program Assistant
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closes in 4 days (Fri, 1 Jul)
part time  •  $21.00 - $24.00 per hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.

Division: Wellness & Active Communities

Program: Better at Home

Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time (28 hours per week)

Number of Position: 1

About the Position:

The Program Assistant (PA) provides administrative support, completes purchases, requisitions and answers enquiries pertaining to programs under the mandate of Wellness and Active Communities Division. The PA contributes to the delivery of programs and services that supports the community, especially seniors and members of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 

Reports to: Senior Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the implementation of program activities under the management of Wellness and Active Communities Division 
  • Performs administrative tasks such as filing and data entry
  • Processes purchase orders and keeps clear documentation
  • Handles program enquiries through email and by phone 
  • Compiles data and statistics 
  • Supports team members to ensure program deliverables and objectives are met
  • Delegates and schedules work to volunteers as applicable
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by Senior Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Diploma in office administration or related education/experience
  • Experience in working in non-profit organizations
  • Experience in working with PO systems an asset
  • Experience in working with immigrants, volunteers and seniors an asset
  • First Aid Certificate an asset

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Additional languages considered an asset
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Excellent computer skills (g. MS Office suite) 
  • Excellent team player with ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to perform well under pressure to meet deadlines

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Work on weekends and/or evenings may be required


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!

Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:

  • paid time off ‘monthly wellness days’ (up to 12 days per year)
  • additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
  • 2 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 5 weeks (maximum)
  • company-funded pension (GRRSP)
  • extended health & dental plan
  • employee & family assistance programs
  • access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more


S.U.C.C.ES.S. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that embraces diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to the equitable treatment of all individuals and will continue to embed diversity and inclusion principles within our policies, procedures, services, and activities.


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