Project Assistant

Office to Advance Women Apprentices - Saint John, NB (30+ days ago)

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Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters Millwrights and Allied Workers (ACRC) is replicating its Newfoundland & Labrador Office to Advance Women Apprentices and invites you to join their progressive team as

Project Assistant, Office to Advance Women Apprentices – New Brunswick

The Office to Advance Women Apprentices (OAWA) New Brunswick (a project under the direction of ACRC) will work with tradeswomen in New Brunswick to assist them to advance through their apprenticeship in the skilled construction trades.

OAWA - New Brunswick has an opening for a Project Assistant position at its office on 300 Grandview Avenue, Saint John, NB. This position falls under an 18 month federally funded initiative.

Project Assistant

The individual in this position will work under the direction of the Project Coordinator to assist in providing support to women apprentices in the skilled construction trades.

The position will entail administrative support to the Project Coordinator, client services, apprentice tracking and reporting, data entry, event planning, promotional activities and employment support services.

This is an 18-month full-time contract position.

Qualifications:

The applicant should be bilingual and have education in the areas of office administration, business administration, career/job counselling, or other related fields – coupled with:

  • Extensive administrative support experience;
  • Familiarity of the provincial and national apprenticeship system and the Canadian Red Seal Program;
  • Strong computer, data entry skills and MS Office;
  • Experience in a client services-based environment;
  • Experience in hosting and event planning (asset);
  • Experience in promotional and marketing activities and marketing events;
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills and be able to work diplomatically and independently in a challenging environment.
  • Knowledge of client confidentiality and privacy laws.

This is an 18-month contract position.

Salary: yearly salary of $52,000 plus benefits

Closing Date: August 23, 11:59 EST, 2019

To apply for this position, please forward cover letter and resumes to:

Karen Walsh, Executive Director, Office to Advance Women Apprentices

Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters Millwrights and Allied Workers (ACRC) is committed to innovative initiatives to increase the recruitment, participation and retention of tradeswomen in our industry.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $52,000.00 to $52,000.01 /year