Job Posting 85844

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Job Skills
Toronto Metro area
closes in 9 days (Fri, 19 Aug)
full time

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

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 (Oral and Written)
  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Client Service Orientation

What you will do:       

  • Provide support to head office departments as required
  • Work with the senior administrative assistant to prepare and monitor telephone relief schedule
  • Maintain up-to-date master contact list of all staff location/phone numbers
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
  • Maintain and update administration policies and procedures
  • Take meeting minutes as required
  • Prepare correspondence, sends faxes and emails, photocopies classroom materials as required
  • Prepare and maintain filing system as required
  • Ensure accuracy of data entered into organization’s databases
  • Maintain and update directory portals with agency information
  • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications
  • Liaise with couriers, suppliers, property management and office cleaners
  • Order and maintain office supplies to ensure efficient office operation
  • Process and submit purchase orders as required
  • Respond to telephone inquiries and walk-in clients and provide general program information to refer clients internally and externally
  • Respond to organizational general email inquiries and refer as appropriate
  • Provide real-time support to clients by monitoring the chat function in the organization’s website
  • Schedule appointments for program staff
  • Relay messages and program inquiries from community partners
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in reporting and decision-making as required



 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 a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant 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.


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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