Office Assistant (Summer Position)

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


  • Provide administrative support to the Divisional Program Development Manager and Divisional Statistician & Volunteer Services Secretary
  • Enters and verifies information or data in existing formats or databases
  • Maintain documentation and filing and other administration duties as required
  • Performs routine office/clerical duties (e.g. photocopy and distribute materials as requested)
  • Attends committee meetings as needed, takes minutes and circulates minutes
  • Answer, screen and direct telephone calls
  • Send and receive fax or email as requested
  • Perform any other related duties as requested


  • Is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  • Was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and who intends
    to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year
  • Preference is given to students in the social service, nonprofit management or related field in the post-secondary level
  • Have a basic understanding of social services programs within the division
  • Have a basic understanding about governance, finance, human resources, proposal development and policy development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and IBM Lotus Notes
  • Able to operate basic office equipment (telephone system, photocopier, etc.)
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to exercise high level of confidentiality
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Able to work within the mission statement of The Salvation Army
  • Online Armatus Abuse Training
  • Current clear Criminal Record Check

Temporary Full Time
Hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: $11.40 per hour

How to apply:

Please submit your covering letter and resume to:


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

Thank you to all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.