Job Posting 89975

Program Assistant
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 8 days (Thu, 8 Dec)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $23.00 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.

Employment Type: Temporary Full-Time (November 28, 2022 to March 31, 2024)

Division: TCLIP

Program: Tri-Cities Wrap Around Model for Mental Health In Immigrant Families

Number of Positions: 1

Reports to: Project Coordinator 

About the Position:

The Program Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Tri-Cities Wrap Around  Model  of Care for Mental Health in Immigrant Families

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the project steering committee, advisory groups and Multicultural Early Childhood Development Team
  • Takes meeting minutes and develops reports and action plans as needed
  • Oversees financial aspects of the partnership including purchasing, processing invoices, and reconciliation of the budget
  • Collaborates with community partners, advisory table members, and the general public by providing information and assisting with requests on an as- needed basis
  • Ensures Tri-Cities LIP projects and partner information is organized, analyzed, presented, and distributed in accordance with the annual communications plan
  • Maintains Tri-Cities LIP project communication platforms including website, social media, and e- newsletters on an ongoing basis
  • Works with the TCLIP team and Projects Coordinator plan, oversee and implement all aspects of community engagement initiatives such as events, community forums, projects, and dialogues
  • Monitors event production plans and arranges logistics with multiple stakeholders such as steering committees, venue and catering contractors, and equipment rentals
  • Supports volunteers and contractors who participate in events, committees and/or projects
  • Addresses immediate requests by making referrals to agency, community, and government resources and providing information as appropriate
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Program Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education in Social or Human Sciences
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in an administrative role
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Experience in event planning and management
  • Experience in budgeting and office accounting (e.g. purchase orders, invoices and reconciliation)
  • Knowledge of newcomer and settlement resources
  • Knowledge of the social services industry

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Additional languages are considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
  • Excellent attention to detailed and confidential information
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to changing work demands

Other Requirements:

  •  Criminal Record Check Required
  •  Able to work evenings and weekends as required
  •  Able to travel for work in the local geographic region as 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:

  • 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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