Program Assistant
Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada
Hamilton, Ontario , CA
1d ago

Requisition Details :

Employment Status : Casual

Program Name : Community Support Services

Work Schedule : Days

Union / Bargaining Unit : OPSEU

Job Summary :

The Program Assistant will perform clerical tasks with a high degree of accuracy. Tasks involve but are not limited to reception / telephone support, records / filing management, collecting / processing data, photocopying and scheduling of clients and volunteers.

Responsibilities :

  • Provides support to the day to day operations of the Meals on Wheels program.
  • Responsible for the scheduling of volunteers and daily monitoring of a volunteer depot.
  • Completes verification for client billing and volunteer mileage.
  • Front desk coverage as needed.
  • Additional data entry as required, other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications :

  • Office Administration Diploma from a post-secondary institution.
  • A minimum of 3 years in an administrative office setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Demonstrates professional manner and works cooperatively with colleagues, clients, families and community partners.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent oral / written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow directions and maintain confidentiality.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, access to a reliable vehicle and appropriate car insurance.
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities : Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics;
  • Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements

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