Receptionist

Vancouver Aboriginal Child & Family Services Society - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position:
Receptionist

Status:
Full-time, Term until March 31, 2022

Department:
Child Protection

Location:
2020 Yukon St, Vancouver BC

Classification:
Grid 5 – Delegated Programs

Salary:
$1,508.87 to $1,697.06 bi-weekly

At VACFSS, we ensure that the rights, safety, well-being and spirit of Aboriginal children and families are upheld, honoured and protected. We strive to eliminate oppression, discrimination and marginalization within our community. We acknowledge and honour the inherent wisdom, capacity and resourcefulness of our community in designing programs and services to care for our own children and families. Accordingly, we are dedicated to planning, developing, and implementing creative and innovative Aboriginal programs and services in collaboration with members of our community and other agencies.

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Office Manager/ Supervisor of Administrative Services, the role of the Child Protection Receptionist is to provide dedicated front desk reception duties by greeting visitors in person or on the telephone and directing to the person needed. Helping staff with administration support by organizing couriers, security, meeting rooms, meeting room maintenance and other related duties as required.

A complete position profile will be provided to candidates at the time of interview.

QUALFICATIONS:
Education, Training and Experience:
A diploma in an administrative program.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Knowledge of various filling systems and maintenance.
Three years’ experience working in an office setting.
Knowledge of office practices and procedures.

Job Skills and Abilities:
Proven work experience as a Receptionist or similar role in a fast pace stressful work environment.
Ability to engage with emotionally heightened clients or clients facing stressful situations.
Hands on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers).
Proficiency in using Windows based computer applications including MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Work, Word, and PowerPoint) and other standard computer applications and Cisco (multi-line).
An ability to quickly learn new computer applications and programs.
Ability to type 50 wpm keyboarding is required.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with team members, other VACFSS colleagues, and personnel of other agencies in the community.
Ability to work with clients in a respectful and culturally-sensitive manner.
Well-developed interpersonal skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.

Note:
This position requires Union membership.
This position is open to male and female applicants.
Applications will be accepted from Indigenous candidates only per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.
This position requires the incumbent to be available in the office and follow COVID-19 safety guidelines and protocols. Remote work is unavailable.

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