Website Surrounded By Cedar Child and Family Services
Job Posting: Administrative Assistant Delegated Support
Location: Fort Street Office, Victoria
Salary Range: $48,729.07 – $54,899.19 annually (depending on education and experience)
Close Date: 14th February 2024, Wednesday
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Overview: SCCFS’ vision is to support the empowerment of the urban Indigenous community to continue the reclamation of traditional systems of caring for and protecting children so no child or youth will be placed in care. To achieve this, SCCFS provides child and family services strongly rooted in Indigenous cultural values and world views while ensuring urban Indigenous children and youth grow up connected to family, community, and culture.
We foster a supportive, team-oriented, caring, genuine, respectful, and fun workplace culture, driven by the belief that children are the most sacred gift from the Creator.
Job Summary: Reporting to the Office Manager, the Administrative Assistant will provide confidential administrative support to the SCCFS delegated team and those visiting or calling SCCFS. This role includes front desk reception tasks, managing incoming/outgoing mail, data entry, and supporting delegated teams with filing procedures. The position also involves various administrative support functions, including special projects, backup reception coverage, and participation in agency events.
Finance duties include obtaining approvals, tracking spending on company credit cards, maintaining petty cash, and assisting with financial paperwork.
Other related duties as assigned.
· Grade 12 diploma and/or certificate in an administrative program or equivalent combination of education.
1-2 years prior experience in office administration, preferably in a health/social service-related organization.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong client service orientation.
Well-organized with strong time management skills.
Ability to multitask with attention to detail.
Proficient in MS Office and various government information software.
Respect for Indigenous people and culture.
Preferences: Preference will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.
What We Have to Offer:
Competitive wages, comprehensive benefits and a matched RRSP contribution plan.
A healthy working environment rooted in Indigenous ways of knowing and being.
Flexible work schedules and leave opportunities that promote work/life/family balance.
Physical wellness funds to support your overall well-being.
Professional development and learning opportunities to enhance your skills.
Opportunities to participate in agency and community cultural events and activities.
Working Conditions: Work is primarily in the Surrounded by Cedar office, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some lifting and cleaning duties are required.
How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to Monika Bhardwaj at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your application should clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. The cover letter should outline why you are interested in this opportunity, what specific skills and experience you will bring, and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role.
Additional Information: A criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required. For questions, contact email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date. Apply now at www.surroundedbycedar.com and join a team that values your contributions and allows you to grow your career while utilizing your unique skills, creativity, and passion for making a meaningful difference in the lives of urban Indigenous children, youth, and families.
We thank you for your interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.