Title: Administrative Assistant – Office; Summer Jobs Program
Type: Temporary (up to 8 weeks), Full-time (35 hours per week)
Location: Hybrid (Toronto office)
Salary: $15.50 per hour
Canadian Feed the Children’s vision is a world in which children thrive, free of poverty. For over 35 years, CFTC has been working with local partners in Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Bolivia, and with 26 Indigenous communities in Canada, to deliver programs that have positive, meaningful, and sustained impact on the health, education and well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of their families and communities. If you share our passion for bettering children’s lives, and you thrive in a collaborative, values-based culture please consider applying for this role.
About this Opportunity
Canadian Feed the Children (“CFTC”) has a Canada Summer Jobs opening from July 10, 2023 to September 1, 2023 for a tech savvy, collaborative and organized applicant. As an Administrative Assistant, you will provide comprehensive administrative support and coordination in support of CFTC’s strategic planning process and governance at CFTC. In this role, you may also provide administrative support to other departments at CFTC.
This position is made possible largely due to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) grant, an initiative of the Summer Work Experience program. One of the priorities of the program is to support employers who intend to hire youth in underrepresented groups. Preference for this position will be given to an applicant who self-identifies as being part of an underrepresented group:
To be eligible, a participant must:
The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative and governance support to the CEO and the Executive Assistant and Board Governance Coordinator as needed. The assistant will also support CFTC’s strategic planning process. The Administrative Assistant will report to the Executive Assistant and Board Governance Coordinator. They will manage agendas and play an integral role in organizing various forms of data and creating documents. They will juggle multiple competing priorities and assist in the implementation of diverse projects. Other responsibilities will include scheduling meetings and appointments, preparing documents and reports, maintaining databases, assisting with events, and other tasks as assigned. We are looking for a candidate who enjoys working within an environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, and will possess strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills.
Areas of Responsibility
Ongoing compliance with CFTC policies is a condition of employment and a requirement of this position. These policies include but are not limited to child protection, confidentiality, respect in the workplace and code of conduct.
Qualifications & Competencies
Canadian Feed The Children (“CFTC”) is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and welcome applications from qualified applicants reflective of the diverse population we serve including members of visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Accommodations are available on request to the People and Culture department throughout the recruitment and employment process.
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