Administrative and Program Assistant

Full Time - Temporary

The Restorative Justice Program of the Sunshine Coast is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic young person to support its operations and projects and learn and practice a variety of transferrable skills in a supportive and safe environment.

The program facilitates opportunities for the community and volunteers to learn about restorative approaches to address conflict and crime; healing in order to improve community safety, and provide a sense of belonging and well-being.

Full Job Description

Job Title: Administrative and Program Assistant

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time

Hours: 35 - 40 hrs./wk.

Wage: $21.00/hr.

Position Time Frame: 14 weeks (to end by September 3, 2022)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Summary:

Our program continues to build its capacities through planning, partnerships and community engagement.  Our recent strategic planning identified the need for an ongoing position of an administrative/program assistant. This job offering is part of a pilot project with opportunities for input from the youth employee.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Participate in regular team and mentor meetings

  2. Learn and further develop and practice personal leadership style and skills

  3. Assist with the creation and publication of newsletters, social media, and public relations

  4. Help design and implement a system to collect volunteer data with a creative approach

  5. Assist with various capacity building opportunities for volunteers, staff, and stakeholders

  6. Assist with technical requirements for Zoom Hosting for dialogue and peacemaking circles, regional conference planning, training, and connecting with other youth in similar jobs

  7. Help plan, operate, and evaluate awareness events

  8. Contribute to the design and creation of new digital forms and templates

  9. Support volunteers with their technology needs

  10. Become part of the team to maintain a healthy, welcoming, inclusive, and fun workplace atmosphere.  Enjoy a daily walk along the nearby beach

 

If you would like more information, check out our website – rjpsc.org

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours; work independently, and work as part of a team

  • Accurate keyboard skills

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

  • Willing to complete a police information check

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

  • A Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, First Nations, Métis or Inuit, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the “Immigration and Refugee Protection Act”

  • Must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

  • Transportation to workplace in Sechelt

  • Safely transport and care for assigned laptop and other technology provided

 

Knowledge Skill and Abilities:

  • Have working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Wix, websites, and virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom 

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of people and circumstances

 

This position will provide additional training and experiences for those interested in pursuing work and further education in Peace and Conflict Resolution, Community Safety and Restorative Justice, Truth and Reconciliation, Human Rights, Environment and Climate Change.

 

We are located just a 4-minute walk from the beautiful shíshálh beach, which is wheelchair accessible.

 

Please a submit a Resume and Cover Letter stating why you want to work with Restorative Justice to HR@rjpsc.ca

 

We provide an inclusive and safe working environment, with additional safety considerations for Covid-19 or other health pandemics.

Funding for this employment opportunity is provided in part by Canada Summer Jobs, Government of Canada.

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