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Date Posted:
Apr 5, 2021

Closing Date:
Apr 12, 2021

Job Status:
Full-Time Seasonal/Contract (1 Year Contract)

Industry:
Other

How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, résumé and completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form* by 4:30 p.m., April 12, 2021 to: Employment Program Director YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce 945 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K8 or email to: employment@osgb.ymca.ca

Administrative Assistant – Workforce Development Project

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

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Job Description:

Start Date: April 2021

What We’re Looking For: We are looking for an individual who brings energy and compassion to their everyday work. Someone who is seeking meaningful employment and is passionate about helping others and making a difference in our community. Excellent communication and organization skills with a strong customer service background. A positive team player who is open minded, respectful and welcoming to all individuals and who believes in the YMCA Mission and Values.

What We offer: This position is an integral part of our workforce development project. In addition to working with amazing coworkers you will be part of an organization that gives back to the community. This position is full-time contract at 35 hours per week. We offer competitive wages as well as membership to our fabulous Health, Fitness and Aquatics facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to excellent customer service while demonstrating YMCA Mission, Vision and Values when interacting with others
  • Coordinate key office functions in a busy office environment
  • Provide support to individuals using the employment services, including job search tips, labour market information, resume writing, and interview techniques
  • Operate and troubleshoot phone and other equipment
  • Collect, input and report data using online data base and Microsoft Excel
  • Create calendars, fillable forms and other program related documents

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Post-secondary degree/diploma in related discipline plus related experience in office environment
  • Strong computer skills, experienced in Microsoft applications with advanced skills in Word and Excel. Experience with online learning platforms, Zoom, Teams and Adobe an asset
  • Excellent communication / organization skills
  • Ability to work with constant interruptions
  • Excellent customer service, relationship building and teamwork
  • Seeks and finds solutions to problems without waiting for direction
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check issued no later than 90 days preceding start date.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter, résumé and completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form* by 4:30 p.m., April 12, 2021 to:

Employment Program Director
YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce
945 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K8
or email to: employment@osgb.ymca.ca

The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

*Candidates must submit a completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form along with cover letter and résumé in order to be considered. The YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form is found on the Careers page of our website, www.ymcaowensound.on.ca

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

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