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Administrative Assistant

Permanent Full-time / 35 hours per week/ Victoria, B.C. / Salary: $41,803.67- $47,295.99

Do you have strong office administration skills and experience working with Indigenous children, youth and communities? Please consider applying to work with RCY’s Indigenous Strategies and Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives teams.

The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child-serving system.

The administrative assistant provides support including scheduling meetings, managing calendars, fielding phone calls, drafting, formatting and typing documents, making travel arrangements, making and maintaining community connections and attending community events for logistical support and follow-up.

In recognition of the critical importance to this role of a lived understanding of Indigenous communities, history, values, and cultural competencies, this competition is restricted to Indigenous applicants.

Education and related experience

We are looking for someone with secondary school graduation (or equivalent) and one to three years’ administrative work experience, including:

  • Providing administrative support
  • Maintaining confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information
  • Coordinating community events, workshops and meetings
  • Working in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Lync.
  • Managing an electronic calendar for bookings, meetings and appointments
  • Responding to the public, including children, youth and adults who may be in distress and require immediate assistance
  • Demonstrated experience working with Indigenous communities, organizations and/or directly with Indigenous children and youth

More information about the job is available in the job profile. To apply, please submit a completed questionnaire, resume and cover letter. Ensure your resume includes your education, month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job-related responsibilities.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m., Monday, January 29, 2018 to:

[email protected]

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Linda Shout, Director, Human Resources, at 778-698-9398 or [email protected]. Thank you for your interest!

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