Administrative Assistant

  • Initiative: Investing in Neighbourhoods 
  • Requisition ID: 974 
  • Job Location: Canada (CA) 
  • Additional Location Details: Neilson and Tapscott 
  • Job Stream: Administrative/Clerical  
  • Job Type: Contract, Part-Time 
  • Temporary Duration: Up to 12 Months 
  • Wage:  $16.50 per hour  
  • Number of Positions Open:
  • Posting End Date: 09/30/2021 
  • Travel Required: None 
  • Educational Requirements:High School or GED 


Investing In Neighbourhoods - Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for job opportunities through the Investing in Neighbourhoods Program, interested candidates must be OW participants living in Toronto. Investing in Neighbourhoods job opportunities are in not for profit community organizations and enable OW participants to: increase their skill level, develop contacts with employers, and obtain references with the goal of securing permanent employment.


At the time of this posting, the position is on-site.  The employer may change this arrangement in order to comply with Public Health Guidelines.

Job Description:

  • Organizing and maintaining office supplies, files and records
  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations
  • Contacting suppliers, contractors and other parties as required
  • Assist in planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating projects
  • Contacting donors, sponsorship and volunteers for fundraising events
  • Assist in conducting research for program/financial information and resources


Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum with high-school diploma or equivalent
  • Computer skills and knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite
  • Ability to prioritize and to multi-task as to meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow instruction and willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Responsive and proactive team player in a diversified-racial and cultural environment
  • Knowledge/experience of general office administrative practices and procedures as an asset
  • Second language would be an asset set


How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in applying to this position, please click "Apply now" to upload your resume and cover letter. We thank you for your interest; however only those Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  For further assistance, please contact:  wfdteam@toronto.ca.


Notice of Collection Statement

Toronto Employment and Social Services collects personal information through the Employment Opportunities System (EOS) under the legal authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, SO 2006, Chapter 11, Schedule A, s 136(c), the Ontario Works Act, 1997, SO 1997, Chapter 25, Schedule A, ss 3, 4 and 6, the Ontario Works Act, 1997, Ontario Regulation 134/98, General, Part III and the City of Toronto By-law No 1319-2008.  The personal information is used for the purpose of determining your suitability or eligibility for employment opportunities or for placement in volunteer opportunities at the City of Toronto. The personal information may be shared as deemed necessary with a specific Employer and may be used for reporting purposes. In addition, Ontario Works recipient's (including Ontario Disability Support Program recipient) SAMS ID is collected for the purposes of determining suitability for Ontario Works specific opportunities.  Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Community Labour Market, Toronto Employment and Social Services, Metro Hall, 11th Floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6, or by telephone at 416-397-5627.