Administrative Assistant (Co-op)

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant provides general office administrative support to the Leadership Team (Executive Director, Finance Manager, Childcare Manager, and Family Services Manager), performing reception duties, data entry, database management, research tasks, assist with maintaining social media platforms, and other special projects as may be assigned.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides general office administrative support to the Leadership Team and other staff as required.
  • Triages communications: answers phone, in-person inquiries, and emails and routing to appropriate staff members if required; replies to general information requests accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Uses desktop software applications to generate spreadsheets, reports, and other documents as required.
  • Supports with updating and maintaining the organization’s web presence through social media posts, website updates, calendar updates, content creation, and online profile updates.
  • Creates promotional materials for upcoming events and programs.
  • Provide administrative support in the implementation of a new CRM database, including documenting “How to” procedures.
  • Performs data entry functions such as inputting information into databases and contact lists; maintains and updates filing, inventory, mailing lists, registers manually and/or using a computer.
  • Assists with the collection, research, organization and summarization of data from a variety of sources and produces reports and maintains records of statistics; assisting with the analysis of reported information; and assists with identifying service gaps and emerging trends.
  • Assists with creating staff and community newsletters.
  • Manages POS machine and tracking of payments.
  • Assists with reconciling financial transactions.
  • Assists with bank deposits as required.
  • Prepares meeting agendas, and supporting materials for distribution; takes minutes at meetings as required.
  • Communicates with other community organizations as required.
  • Assists with preparing year-end reports for AGM.
  • Provides event management support in the areas of room bookings, rentals, and event planning.
  • Sorts and distributes daily mail intake as required.
  • Maintains office supplies and places orders when necessary.
  • Provides admin support to special projects as assigned.


  • Relevant post-secondary in areas such as; Office Administration, Business Administration, Communication, Bookkeeping
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Hootsuite, Canva, Mailchimp).
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Strict adherence to confidentiality regulations and ethical standards.
  • Work planning and management including scheduling and prioritizing work tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Efficient data collection, review and management of data plus accurate data entry skills
  • Critical thinking and ability to problem solve under pressure.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with other employees and participants.
  • Criminal Record check.

Core Competencies

  • Digital Skills
    • Data entry: Use of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Databases and other software as required.
    • Social media management: Use of Hootsuite to maintain presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and use programs to edit content before posting.
    • Web content creation and management: Through back-end access to website perform maintenance and updating of content and event calendars.
  • Client Service
    • Ad hoc reception support, may include communicating with program participants, other service providers, community groups, potential renters (room bookings) over the phone, in-person and via email; providing information about our programs, services and registration processes, directing inquiries to other staff members, referring clients to other local agencies.
  • Communication
    • Business language skill development.
    • Email and phone etiquette.
    • Development of meeting Agendas and Minutes.
    • Develop active listening.
    • Understand the importance and impact of non-verbal communication.
  • Teamwork
    • Learn how to work in a collaborative environment; to work with a group of people to achieve a shared goal or outcome in an effective way.
    • Learn to identify specific goals and clarify roles.
    • Understand the give and take of sharing ideas, working for the good of the group as a whole, and sharing responsibility.
  • Leadership
    • Applying good communication and teamwork practices to build relationships, take initiative, and learn how and when to delegate.
  • Integrity
    • Develop high ethical standards and professional conduct based on mutual respect.
  • Respect for Diversity
    • Develop increased appreciate and respect of differing opinions, backgrounds, and characteristics.

Employment Type:    Canada Summer Jobs – Youth 30 and under (can be a Co-op position)

Wage Rate:               $18.00/hour

Hours/Schedule:       25 hours per week, schedule to be determined

How to Apply:           Please send cover letter and resume to:   

Closing Date:   May 28, 2021 (or until position is filled)

ECE Infant-Toddler Educators

Job Summary

Full and part time positions are available. Successful applicants will develop and deliver programming for toddlers, and provide care including meals, activities, etc. Full benefits will be provided to those working 20 hours per week or more.


  • Infant-Toddler Educator Certification
  • Relevant experience and related education will be considered

Wage Rate: $20-26 per hour based on qualifications

Hours/Schedule: TBD and mutually agreed upon

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to:

Closing Date: June 1 with ongoing hiring until positions are filled