Job Posting 88011

Administrative Assistant
CanLearn Society
Calgary area
100, 1117 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, AB
closes in 15 days (Wed, 12 Oct)
part time - temporary / contract  •  18.75/hr.

The CanLearn Society is a leader in services for learning and attention difficulties and an innovator in literacy programming. Our team comprises psychologists, learning and literacy specialists, pediatricians and early childhood educators. We are a registered charity providing services to Calgary and 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) temporary position with the possibility of extension.


In your cover letter, explain why a 0.8 position would be a good fit and discuss how your skills would transfer to this position. If you do NOT include a cover letter, your application will NOT be considered.


Salary: $18.75/hour


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 think critically and problem solve
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management 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
  • First aid certification is an asset


Please send an email with a cover letter and resume to with Administrative Assistant as the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain why a 0.8 position would be a good fit for you and address previous admin experience.


We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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.

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