Canadian Red Cross Administrative Assistant, Finance Part Time in Saskatoon, SK

Canadian Red Cross

Branch Saskatoon SK CA

Administrative Assistant, Finance
Saskatoon, SK

First Aid Certification or willingness to take training. Permanent Part-Time (21 hours/week)….

Status: Permanent Part-Time (21 hours/week)

Classification: PSS2

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking an Administrative Assistant, Finance in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Reporting to the Coordinator, Operations, this position will provide diversified administrative support and accounting functions to assist in the day to day operations of the Saskatoon office.

This position works in conjunction with the entire Provincial Support Services Team to balance workloads and provide administrative support to program coordinators and their various program areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Completes a variety of administrative accounting functions to support the office; receipting, banking, accounts payable, accounts receivable
  • Enters and tracks relevant information on spreadsheets for Donor’s Choice
  • Maintains postage supplies, event calendars, vehicle bookings, boardroom booking calendars, and out of office calendars
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail and prepares mail out in-memoriam donation cards and/or acknowledgments for ‘in honour’ donations
  • Provides exceptional customer service to telephone and walk in clients
  • Manages a multiline telephone system and responds to voicemail messages
  • Works with supervisor in obtaining price quotes regarding any facility replacement items as required
  • Supports with the day to day operations of the facility and address any regular maintenance issues that may arise


Education and Experience:
The minimum qualifications for this position are post secondary education in office administration or a related field, and one (1) to three (3) years of work experience, including administrative support, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Abilities and skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and handle multiple duties, solve complex problems and adapt to changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment
  • Valid Provincial Driver’s Licence
  • First Aid Certification or willingness to take training


  • Fluency in a second language
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Experience working with vulnerable and diverse populations and an understanding of cultural issues

Working Conditions

  • The majority of the work is performed in an office environment

This position requires a successful Canadian Criminal Record check and a satisfactory vulnerable sector check.


Interested parties may submit their cover letters and resumes by quoting competition # 15-0320-A , no later than

April 3, 2015 to:
The Canadian Red Cross Society

Attn: Kimberly Samborski

100-2050 Cornwall Street

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2K5

Email: [email protected]

The Canadian Red Cross is an equal opportunity employer. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-24
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