Administrative Assistant

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Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services is hiring an Administrative Assistant! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X7
Application Deadline: Monday, January 31st, 2022 @ 4:30PM
Hours of Work: Contract Position for one year with possible extension
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $44,030 - $54,000 per annum

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The Administrative Assistant is a full-time contract position. The Administrative Assistant coordinates the efforts of a team of staff to ensure their efforts culminate in meeting service objectives. This position is located in Kenora. This position reports to the Director of Social, Strategic Planning and Policy and supports the Social,
Strategic Planning and Policy unit.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Community College Diploma or minimum Grade 12 Diploma with two years related experience; a combination of skills, education and experience may be considered;
  • Ability to take direction and work within agency philosophy, mandate, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to receive visitors and telephone calls in a professional, respectful and gracious manner;
  • Ability to direct visitors and phone call appropriately and provide general non-confidential information;
  • Experience in general office administration procedures to include logging incoming and outgoing mail, maintain an inventory of office supplies and filing;
  • Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and client-based data systems;
  • Ability to perform a variety of clerical tasks, including drafting correspondence creating presentations;
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time management, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Committed to ensure highest level of confidentiality at all times;
  • Ability to work flexible hours;
  • Must have minimum keyboard speed of 50 words per minute;
  • Knowledge of the communities, family structure, as well as the First Nation customs and traditions;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s Licence, be willing to travel and provide a Driver’s Abstract; and
  • Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.

Normally performed in a typical interior office environment generally working at a set schedule of standard business hours, located in the offices of AAFS. The position will require sitting for long periods of time at a desk, perhaps sharing a workspace with other colleagues. The incumbent will be required to work in an atmosphere
adhering to strict deadlines and at times consisting of repetitive duties that may involve a computer, website, telephone and faxing requirements. Periodic travel is also required.

AAFS requires all employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent of a valid medical exemption or other reasonable consideration pursuant to the Human Right Code of Ontario.

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the First Nations communities that we serve.
Preference will be given to Internal and/or Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify upon applying.

AAFS welcomes and encourages applications from peoples with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request
#AA20220131 to:

Manager of Human Resources c/o 20 Main Street South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1S7
Fax: (807) 548-1345 or by Email:

All interviewees must submit a current Vulnerable Sector Check and Drivers Abstract at time of interview.

Benefits: AAFS offers Extended Health, Dental, AD&D and Group Life benefits to this contract position after one month of employment as well as voluntary participation in our Pension Program.

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