City of Grande Prairie Homeless Initiatives Administrative Assistant Contract in Grande Prairie, AB

City of Grande Prairie

Branch Grande Prairie AB CA

Homeless Initiatives Administrative Assistant
Grande Prairie, AB

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Homeless Initiatives Supervisor and is responsible for administrative support for the Homeless Initiatives…

Job Overview

A full-time (35 hrs per week) administrative position to cover a Maternity Leave in the department of Community Social Development with the City of Grande Prairie.

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Homeless Initiatives Supervisor and is responsible for administrative support for the Homeless Initiatives Supervisor, Team and Community Advisory Board on Homelessness.

Main responsibilities

In this position you will be responsible for providing administrative support at both internal and external meetings by recording minutes, transcribing flip chart notes and disseminating meeting documents. In supporting the Homeless Initiatives Supervisor and Team you will take on various duties such as photocopying, scanning, emailing and filing. You will provide expertise in creating, formatting and reviewing, documents, contracts and reports. When events or meetings are planned you will manage the meeting logistics, such as booking the facility, audio visual requirements, supplies, catering, and room set up.


Education in Business Administration. You will show exceptional customer service skills and thrive in a fast paced work environment. High level competencies in Microsoft Word and Excel, with experience in document formatting, Excel workbooks and proof reading. Strong written communication skills.

What we offer

At the City of Grande Prairie, we recognize and value that people have lives outside of work. We offer flexibility with scheduling, have higher than minimum vacation entitlements and comprehensive benefits that not only cover you when you’re sick but encourage you to be well. We have wellness events, social activities, community fundraising activities and a supportive work environment where you can grow your career. The City of Grande Prairie is proud to be an Employer of Choice!

Community Social Development has a dynamic work environment and a big heart. If you are interested in being part of the solution to end homelessness in the City of Grande Prairie and can bring your talents and strengths to our team, apply today!

Job base location

10030-102 Avenue, Grande Prairie

Hours of work

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Salary / Wage


Selection process

We thank you in advance for your interest.

Those selected for an interview will be contacted by phone or email. We will contact those who did not make
it to the interview stage by email within 1 month of the closing date of this job posting.

1. Submit your cover letter and resume using the “Apply Now” tab on this web page.
Note: Once you apply and upload a resume you should receive an email confirming that your application has
been submitted for this position. If you receive this email, there is NO further need to contact us regarding this

2. Applications will be reviewed, short-listed and interviews will be scheduled.

Who to contact for more information?

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive per job posting, we are not able to answer job specific questions before the interview stage. If you are successful in getting to the job interview stage, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have at that time.

Applications are being accepted until June 01, 2016

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Grande Prairie, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19
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