Administrative Assistant

The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick - Moncton, NB (27 days ago)

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Contract Position (18 weeks)

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.

CMHA of NB is looking for an Administrative Assistant at our Moncton office who will provide support to managers, other employees, and office visitors by handling a variety of tasks in order to ensure that all interactions between the organization and others are positive and productive.

We are looking for a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude. Candidates should be able to assist management and all visitors to the organization by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, taking registrations and payments for programs and events, and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.

To be successful as an Administrative Assistant, candidates should be professional, polite, and attentive while also being accurate. They should always be prepared and responsive, willing to meet each challenge directly. The Administrative Assistant must be comfortable with computers, general office tasks, and excel at both verbal and written communication. Most importantly, the Administrative Assistant should have a genuine desire to meet the needs of others.

This position is funded through the Youth Employment Fund (YEF) with the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. The eligibility to apply is as follows:

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Must be unemployed, underemployed or working less than 15 hours per week.
Must be a resident of New Brunswick.
Must have an employment action plan and be referred by an employment counsellor / case manager from one of the following:
Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Social Development
Employment Assistance Services organizations
Aboriginal organizations
Public Safety
Office of Human Resources (Equal Opportunity Program)
Must not be a full-time student.
Must be between 18-29 years of age.
Must have a resume before being placed with an employer.
Must not have previously participated in a YEF placement.
Must have a Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check.

Salary: $11.50 per hour, 30 hours per week, 18 weeks

How to apply: Please forward cover-letter, resume and three references by e-mail to or by fax to (506) 459-3878.

Closing date: Monday, November 25th, 2019 at 4pm.

We appreciate your application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.