Personal Assistant

Brianna Boyle - Fredericton, NB (30+ days ago)

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This position is part-time and involves working closely with a PhD student who has a physical disability. The position is for the summer months, starting as soon as possible, with the possibility of extending further into the future.

Qualifications and other requirements:

  • Valid drivers license
  • Must be comfortable in an academic and professional setting
  • Must be comfortable around others
  • Knowledge of proper food handling
  • Ability to work flexible hours (weekends, evenings) which will be worked out between employee and employer
  • Must be responsible and dependable
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • Criminal records check required


  • Assist with mobility and transportation around (walking, driving wheelchair van).
  • Assist with educational tasks, such as printing or photocopying.
  • Assist with carrying personal belongings, books, folders, materials for the student.
  • Assist with research activities
  • Assist the student during meal time (lunch, dinner)
  • Assist with basic housekeeping/cleaning duties
  • Assist with off campus shopping and/or appointments
  • Have fun and learn!

It is estimated that the position would be 10 hours every two weeks (5 hours/week) during the weekend with the possibility of picking up some week shifts as needed. The hours are flexible and adjustable as needed to fit employer and employee’s schedule. Pay is $15 an hour. If there are any questions, please send a message.

Note: This position is funded by Independent Living Nova Scotia, and is supported by the Department of Education and Disability Services in Nova Scotia.

Job Type: Part-time


  • driver's license (Required)