POSITION Administrative Assistant
POSTING DATE Dec 11, 2023
DEPARTMENT Administration
DEADLINE Until filled
SALARY RANGE Negotiable, pending qualifications and experience
WORKING HOURS Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Administrative Assistant plays a vital role in maintaining the overall flow of workplace operations of the Nelson House Medicine Lodge and are the central point of contact for the board, clients and employees alike. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the primary functions of the Administrative Assistant is to provide support to managers and employees in; Coordinating efficient and effective inter-office communication of activities between the programs and services; Managing meeting schedules and minute books; and Handling all the recordkeeping for the Nelson House Medicine Lodge (NHML). *For a complete job description, inquire within.

Must have exceptional knowledge, skills and abilities in general office practices and procedures, and is familiar with using Microsoft programs and applications; Must have ability to work with general office equipment; the ability to type quickly and efficiently; Sound interpersonal & human relation and telephone etiquette skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong time management and organizational skills; Must have strong work ethic and ensure confidentiality of employees, clients and all records; Certified in First Aid and CPR or willing to obtain; and possess a minimum valid Class 5 Drivers License or willing to obtain. All applicants must provide a Criminal Record and Vulnerable Persons Checks, and sign an Oath of Confidentiality.

The preferred candidate must have an appropriate diploma / certificate from a recognized college or post-secondary institute, plus two years of related work experience. A combination of education and work experience may be considered. Willing to train the right person.

After a successful 3-month probationary period, employees are eligible for the NHML’s comprehensive benefits package that includes dental and vision care, disability insurance and life insurance; Two-bedroom units available for rent on NHML property; Opportunities for training and participating in Indigenous practices that aid in the healing of program participants; Commuter vehicle for those who reside in Thompson; Moving allowance for those relocating to Nelson House.

This position involves direct contact with residential clients and therefore we must encourage that you be an abstainer from any mood-altering drugs and alcohol for a minimum of 4 months.
An understanding of Indigenous culture & the ability to speak Cree is an asset.

Send cover letter, resume, Adult Abuse and Criminal Records Checks to:
Abigail Church, Operations Manager
Phone (204) 484-2256
Cell (204) 670-5261
Email: [email protected]

We thank all those that apply, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.