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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

ID: 
66138
Expiry Date: 
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 9am
Job Type: 
Part-Time
Region: 
Comox Valley
City: 
Courtenay
Company: 
L'Arche Comox Valley
Industry: 
Social Services
Wage: 
$15.52/hr
Details: 
Role Description:
Responsible for managing day to day operations of the L’Arche administrative office.
Carries out a wide range of administrative support tasks under the supervision of the Executive Director.
As needed, may assist the Bookkeeper, Communications/Grants, Fundraising/Community Development, Events, or I Belong Centre staff. (Please see attached PDF for more details.)

No phone calls or drop-ins please. We thank all applicants for your interest, but will contact only those selected for an interview.
Qualifications & Experience: 
Personal Skills:
• Self-directed, highly organized; able to identify, prioritize, complete tasks with minimal direction
• Able to switch focus frequently and carry out detailed tasks with accuracy in a busy office
• Able to work effectively with staff, volunteers and others
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; good with numbers
• Versatility and willingness to learn are essential; ability to initiate new office procedures
• Able to maintain confidentiality at all times, handle sensitive information appropriately
• Must be comfortable working with diverse populations. Experience with persons with disabilities and/or diversity training would be a definite asset
• Knowledge of non-profit structure and governance would be an asset
Technical Skills:
• MS Office – Word and Excel (intermediate level)
• experience with email and browsers
• database management (knowledge of SUMAC an asset)
• social media marketing (Facebook, Instagram)
• website content management (WordPress preferred)
• ability to manage cash, receive and track donations (knowledge of QuickBooks an asset)
• ability to create and manage online fundraising pages (Canada Helps P2P platform an asset)
• general proficiency in office equipment and applications with ability to implement upgrades; ability to analyze and trouble-shoot minor technical issues
• proficiency in current business practice and communications


Please note: This is not an entry-level position. It is expected that the successful applicant will already possess the technical skills listed above. Other training specific to this position will be provided between August 6-16 (dates and times to be negotiated upon hiring).
How to apply: 
Please send a current CV and cover letter to:
office@larchecomoxvalley.org, stating why you wish to work for L’Arche Comox Valley.
Kindly provide three work references with your application.

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION IS FRIDAY, JULY 5TH AT 5:00 PM.