Administration Assistant – TRY – New Directions – Winnipeg, MB

New Directions is a social service agency offering a wide range of resources and services that foster people’s hopes and dreams in their communities. Culture education and Training is one of the many services offered by New Directions. This service area trains and employs youth from the community, who face multiple barriers to employment, education, and life successes. Our goal is to provide them with the training and experience needed to be successful. Training Resources for Youth (TRY) is currently seeking a full-time term Administration Assistant to join our team for a 1-year term (November 2, 2020– October 29, 2021).

Responsibilities include: Providing administrative support to the TRY team; developing/maintaining spread sheets & word documents; scheduling meetings; maintaining calendars; creating file folders, printing and filing documents, discharging files, taking and transcribing meeting minutes; reception duties as well as duty relief for the agency; credit card, bank card, and petty cash reconciliation; recording and ordering attendance renumeration, creating cash parcels, typing correspondence, reports, statistics etc.

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010, Outlook, SharePoint and OneDrive. A typing speed of 60 wpm are required. Applicants must be detail-oriented and able to communicate effectively. The candidate must also have 2 to 3 years of experience in providing general office administrative support and have exceptional organizational skills. Able to communicate with people of all cultural heritages.

The salary range for this 35hr/week full-time position is $13.73 to $19.23 per hour (equivalent to $24,988 to $34,998 per annum), dependent upon education and/or experience. The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child Abuse & Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact checks.

Please forward your resume and covering letter by October 23, 2020 to:

Culture, Education and Training- TRY

500- 717 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, MB R3G 0M8


Fax: (204) 774-6468

We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone inquiries.

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