Administrative Assistant - Sept 7

The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
Pay Type: 
per hour
Position type: 
Contract - full-time

The Advocate's Office is Hiring!


The Advocate's Office is accepting application to fill an Administrative Assistant position in our Toronto Office.

If you are interested, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting file PA-2016-10, no later than 5 pm on September 7, 2016.

Please kindly share with your networks and good luck to all applicants!
Administrative Assistant
1 Contract Position (1 year )
$45,566 to $55,476 (AMAPCEO)
The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to provide administrative support within the Office. 
You will be providing administrative support services to the Director of Advocacy Services and various Child and Youth Advocates. You will be writing minutes, drafting correspondence and conducting research on
behalf of the unit. You will be responsible for the scheduling and organization of meetings, as well as the coordination of travel and/or accommodation arrangements. You will employ your strong organizational
skills to maintain files and records while ensuring information is up-to-date. You will also review expenses to ensure appropriate sign off and compliance with established office policies. Your strong interpersonal and customer-service skills will foster positive working relationships with internal and external clients as you answer queries with tact and diplomacy.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrate initiative, strong organizational skills, and ability to work with minimal supervision to complete all tasks within strict deadlines;
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills to seek additional information when responding to stakeholders and determine appropriate course of action;  
  • Professional interpersonal skills, tact and discretion to respond to inquiries, work within a team environment and interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner;
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint at an advanced level.

Police background check including a vulnerable person sector screening is required.  This position is covered by the AMAPCEO Collective Agreement and benefit provisions are consistent with those for unclassified staff under that agreement.
Please submit your resume with covering letter, quoting file PA-2016-10, to be received no later than 5:00 pm on September 7, 2016, to the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, 401 Bay Street, Suite 2200 Toronto, Ontario, M7A 0A6, e-mail, or fax to 416-325-5681.
We appreciate all applications received; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We thank all applicants for their submission.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Issued:August 24, 2016


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Contact name: 
The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, September 07, 2016