Administrative Assistant – Jordan’s Principle

Written by admin

17 February 2023

Position: Duration: Administrative Assistant – Jordan’s Principle Full Time

Salary Range: $19.22-$21.62 (Pending experience & Education)




The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support services to the Wellness Centre Manager and other areas within the Wellness Centre as requested. The administrative assistant functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the mission, beliefs, and vision of Garden River First Nation.

• Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, contracts, funding requests, reports, drafts, memos, Excel spreadsheets, briefing notes, PowerPoints and emails;
• Organize community engagement sessions;
• Organize and schedule training and other meetings, including contacting participants, potential employers, training institutions, booking rooms and coordinating with caterers;
• Attend and prepare committee meetings, including recording and distributing minutes, agendas and other relevant information as requested;
• Complete weekly filing for reports, documents, and other required information;
• Update and enter any amendments to all relevant policies;
• Organize monthly calendars and community newsletter submissions;
• Perform other related duties as may be required and assigned;

• Required a one-year college diploma or certificate in a related field;
• Proven administrative or assistant experience;
• Experience in a healthcare setting would be an asset;
• Strong understanding of PHIPA;
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge to the First Nation cultural values and traditions;
• Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations;
• Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude;
• Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing environment;
• Willingness to accept changes in work practices and technology;
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team;
• Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written;
• Excellent computer skills (including Microsoft products, virtual meeting platforms, email, website, and social media management);
• Must undergo a criminal record check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense)

Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by: February 23rd, 2023 @ 4:30pm. Please address the envelope and/or email “Administrative Assistant-2023-04” and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8

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