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Health TAPESTRY - Administrative Assistant Volunteer


  • WHERE
    Mississauga, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

DESCRIPTION

Recruiting volunteers in: Mississauga, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Reporting to the Coordinator for Health TAPESTRY, the administrative assistant has a key role in supporting the Coordinator in communicating with clients and volunteers, providing program information, scheduling, and other administrative support.

Execute general office duties such as: telephoning, faxing, photocopying, filing and scheduling

Respond to volunteer recruitment inquiries (e.g. application forms, program info)

Telephoning of clients enrolled in program regarding eligibility, program information and schedule availability

Scheduling client visits based on volunteer and client availability

Maintains up to date knowledge of Health TAPESTRY program and services and acts as resource to clients and volunteers

Provide administrative support to staff -Perform other duties as required.

Customer Service skills – Handle phone calls inquiries in a professional manner. Provide comfort, care, and patience to a variety of clients and volunteers;

Communication skills – Verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, able to clearly explain self;

Attention to detail – Accuracy in completing tasks, presenting information, data entry, and performing necessary office procedures as required;

Ability to work well within a team – Share information, be respectful, approachable, and effectively collaborate with coworkers and supervisors;

Dependable – Self starter, ability to take initiative and complete tasks without being asked or with little supervision;

Experience – Previous experience in administration an asset;

Technical skills – Minimum intermediate knowledge of computers and relevant software applications including Microsoft Office Suite, and Internet platforms. Ability to learn new computer programs & databases;

Additional requirements – Good organizational, time management and problem-solving skills. 

Minimum 1 shift per week (shifts are ½ days), 2 shifts preferred, however we encourage all interested parties to apply

Minimum commitment of 6 months, longer preferred

Office environment, remote working from home also available when appropriate

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check.

The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties may apply via the Canadian Red Cross application portal (https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws...)

Application deadline: Oct 31/18.

Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.


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Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.