Job Posting 91036

Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 26 days (Mon, 27 Feb)
part time  •  $18 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: Permanent Part-Time

Reports To: Regional Manager


Job Summary:


The Receptionist is responsible for welcoming and directing all clients and visitors in a professional manner. The Receptionist determines the purpose of inquirers, provides assistance, and facilitates service access, or suggests other community resources and services. This position is responsible for ensuring that the front desk duties are completed in a timely and efficient manner to effectively support the smooth operation of the Service Centre.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


Client Services

  • Greets and welcomes clients and visitors in a professional and courteous manner
  • Provides program information and/or directs clients to appropriate services or other agencies as needed
  • Provides program information of local community services and facilitates access to resources
  • Answers all incoming telephone calls by adhering to service standard expectations
  • Helps clients with workshop/program bookings, as well as other relevant appointment bookings
  • Assists with sending reminders to clients


Office Administration

  • Ensures the front desk areas are tidy, presentable, and organized
  • Maintains adequate supply of necessary forms, flyers and other required documents
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies and materials
  • Administers the room booking system
  • Handles incoming/outgoing correspondence, faxes and couriers
  • Compiles statistics of clients and services
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Regional Manager


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent education qualification
  • Administrative certificate or equivalent certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of administrative experience, preferably in a related field
  • Knowledge of local labour market information, social service programs, community services and referral processes is an asset


Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
  • Excellent administration and clerical skills
  • Ability to perform effective internet research
  • Excellent record management skills, with clear understanding of confidentiality and data security
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to provide personable service
  • Knowledge of a second language in Mandarin, Cantonese, Ukrainian, Farsi, Korean, Arabic or Spanish is an asset
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to remain positive while adjusting to changing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a wide range of tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to develop and maintain a network of community services, and promote client referral whenever relevant or possible
  • Ability to work with individuals and communities facing cultural adjustment challenges
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team


Additional information:

  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Able to work virtually or remotely 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:

  • 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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