Administrative Support Assistant for Secretariat Office, Council for the Prairies

  • Prairies
  • Council for Prairies
  • Listing expires on Friday, 21 August 2020 at 21:26 (UTC)
About the Program
The Secretariat office is composed of qualified staff and volunteers who conduct business activities professionally, foster the values of our faith including respect, unity, and volunteerism, and strive for excellence through learning and sharing, while enhancing efficiencies. The secretariat offers continuity of institutional knowledge while also initiating continuous improvement with best practices over time.
About the Role
Reporting to the Administrative Officer, Council for the Prairies, the Administrative Support Assistant is responsible for the following: 
  • Interfacing with the Honorary Secretary and President of Council for the Prairies
  • Working closely with the members on Council and staff
  • Supporting council initiatives by actively participating and providing feedback
  • Adhering to the standards and practices defined by the Council for the Prairies
  • Discussing and circulating meeting agendas and other background documents as needed
  • Preparing and circulating Minutes of the Council meetings and taking appropriate actions to follow up on decisions
  • Researching and providing background information and undertaking special projects to facilitate action and/or decision-making relative to the Council’s activities
About You
  • Basic Computer Skills/Proficiency (MS Office)
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Strong administrative and records management skills
  • Ability to work well with others and in team environments
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to manage timelines
This role member will be required to attend all council meetings, which are generally held once every two weeks. Alongside these meetings, this member would be required to assist in other administrative matters on a weekly basis.
Time Commitment
  • 2 days/month
  • 24 August 2020 to 24 August 2021


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