Position: Administrative Assistant- Summer Jobs Program
Employer: Canadian Feed The Children
Location: Flexible (Canada)
Deadline: June 8, 2022
Employment Type: Employment
Position Level: Entry Level
Closing Date: June 8, 2022
About this Opportunity
Canadian Feed the Children (“CFTC”) has a Canada Summer Jobs opening in June or early July 2022 (up to 16 weeks) 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:
• Indigenous youth
• Visible minorities/ racialized youth
• Newcomer/refugee youth
To be eligible, a participant must:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• Be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
• Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative and governance support to the CEO and the Executive Assistant to the President & CEO 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.