Administrative Assistant

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 8:30pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Description

POSITION: Administrative Assistant-Enabling Business and Promoting Inclusivity project
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Casual (until March 31st 2022)
START DATE: July 6th 2021
LOCATION: Sussex Centre, Mississauga
REPORTING TO: Manager, Employment & Newcomer Information Services
SCHEDULE: Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (some evenings and weekends may be required)
SALARY: $23.46/hr + 4% vacation pay
HOURS: Varies
BENEFITS: No

Summary

Sponsored by Canadian Western Bank, this project will provide a variety of training interventions, resources, and support services to sensitize employers on their approach in working with a diverse newcomer workforce. It will also help employers to identify and acknowledge issues of underemployment within their organizations and will provide them with exposure/knowledge to help them further support their newcomer workforce as they benefit from: increased cultural awareness, enhanced inclusive actions, and improved communications skills (understanding the nuances of cross-culture communications) and a positive work environment. Workshops and services will be provided virtually, pending local COVID-19 safety measures and policies.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provide support to the project with coordinating workshop logistics including outreach, participant registration, technical troubleshooting and assistance, as well as conducting follow-up services with participants
• Respond to client inquiries by phone and in-person in a friendly and welcoming manner
• Contact clients to confirm/reschedule workshop participation as necessary
• Perform a variety of clerical duties including filing, typing, photocopying, confidential record keeping and document distribution in accordance with company policies and procedures
• Assist in generating statistical reports on a regular basis
• Undertake other duties assigned by Consultants and/or Manager

QUALIFICATIONS

• 1-2 years working experience in an administrative environment
• Proven customer service skills in a busy office environment
• Well organized with the ability to enter data with accuracy
• Advanced numerical and analytical skills
• Demonstrated use of computer technology including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), as well as virtual meeting platforms (Zoom, WebEx, MS Teams)
• Experience in database management and online registration tool management (ie. EventBrite)
• Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
• Adaptable, flexible and able to work in a team environment
• Ability to multi-task, take initiative and be able to meet deadlines

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

OUR AODA COMMITMENT: Achēv is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Achēv will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring supervisor upon scheduling your interview

How to apply: 

https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6149773.careers?CareersSearch

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

OUR AODA COMMITMENT: Achēv is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Achēv will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring supervisor upon scheduling your interview

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