Department: Housing Department
Position: Administrative Assistant – Youth Internship
Start Date: August 3, 2020
Salary Range: To be determined
Ref #: NCN 2020-08-08-001

Deadline: July 22, 2020 @12:00pm

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Housing, the intern administrative assistant will be responsible for all general office procedures of the NCN Housing Department.

Job Duties & Key functions:

  • Will answer all incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner and forward calls to the appropriate personnel and will take messages.
  • Will greet visitors, ascertain nature and directs visitors to appropriate person.
  • Will maintain a record of all incoming and outgoing correspondence including faxes;
  • Will take work orders from NCN citizens.
  • Will maintain an adequate and updated filing system for the Housing Office that ensures easy and quick access to files that may be needed or retrieved.
  • Will ensure all confidential files and equipment and storage rooms are locked at the end of each day.
  • Will maintain inventory of all housing equipment
  • Will record and type minutes of staff and board meetings.
  • Will maintain and update staff’s daily sign in sheets, request for all timesheets to be submitted.
  • Will ensure office and coffee supplies are adequately stocked at all times.
  • Will ensure that all printers, fax machine and photo copier is filled with paper at all times.
  • Will be responsible in maintaining and updating the current telephone system.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a Youth between the age of 18 – 29 years old
  • Grade 12 graduate or equivalent
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft
  • Must be willing to learn
  • Computer knowledge (ie. Use software packages; knowledge of hardware and trouble shooting) or willingness to learn
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – ability to adapt to diverse environments and work with individuals from various age groups
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Time management, organizational, and project management skills are essential

If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:

Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204)307-2107
Fax: 484-2588