Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Reports To: Director of Operations
Compensation & time commitment: $15-$17/hr; approx. 30 hours/week, may require some overtime, evenings and weekends, and occasional travel.
Term Position: August 2021 – March 31, 2022, dependant on continued funding.
Location: Must live in Winnipeg, MB; Work from home
Summary: Reporting to and working closely with the Director of Operations, the Administrative Assistant will support a wide range of activities in the establishment of the Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area.
- File documents via Google Suite
- Assist with meeting coordination, including arranging details and taking detailed minutes
- Purchase and maintain asset inventory (promotional material, equipment)
- Assist in the preparation and distribution of materials
- Assist with deliveries, pick-ups, mail-outs, errands, etc.
- Assist with completing reports (e.g., expense reports, activity reports)
- Assist in arranging travel for project team
- Assist with social media, website, etc.
- Provide ground support in various Canadian communities for project team (e.g., assist with community meetings, assist with Leadership meetings – travel costs paid by the project)
- Share your perspectives and insights to identify project issues and assist to solve problems from time to time
- Other duties as assigned
- Exceptional dependability and honesty
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Exceptional initiative
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills, including timely response and correspondence
- Good Organisational Skills
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
- Ability to follow direction
- Proficiency using Google software
- Willingness to learn new software applications
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Excellent listening and conflict resolution skills
- Passion for the Seal River watershed
- Passion and motivation to help in this endeavour succeed
- Ability to speak an Indigenous language (preferably Dene, Cree or Inuktitut) is an asset
- Exceptional knowledge of their Indigenous culture
- Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
- Cell Phone
- Reliable internet access
- Ability to work from home and, on occasion, complete tasks or attend meetings in Winnipeg, Thompson, Churchill and partner communities
- Working with computers, using Google, email, Word, and Excel (or equivalent)
- Following direction
- Regular and clear communication with a supervisor
Apply by July 30, 2021 to [email protected]
Send cover letter detailing how your skills, experience, and education fit with this position, along with your resume, in Word or PDF format. All applications received will be acknowledged with a reply email. However, only those to be invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.