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Administrative Assistant

Traditional Healer Program
Term Position – Thompson

Under the direction of the Traditional Healers Program Manager, the Administrative Assistant, will provide administrative support for Traditional Healers Program employees.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and administrative support to the Traditional Healers Program staff.
  • Tracking, monitoring and follow up of expenses related to the operation of the Traditional Healers Program.
  • Maintaining a directory of key stakeholders and community resources within Manitoba First Nation communities.
  • Arranges travel logistics of the deployment plan for the Traditional Healers Program and communicates logistics accordingly.
  • Facilitates travel expense claims, invoices and payments in conjunction with the finance department and provides Traditional Healers Program Manager copies of related travel expense claims.
  • Facilitates correspondence on behalf of the Traditional Healers Program members if necessary with input and guidance from the Traditional Healers Program Manager.
  • Preparation of materials for conferences, assemblies, meetings and training events.
  • Provide support to the Traditional Healers Program in maintaining the electronic filing system.
  • Maintain office supplies and promotional items inventory for the Traditional Healers Program.
  • Provide administrative support in meetings as necessary at the direction of the Traditional Healers Program Manager.
  • Must maintain a strict adherence to MKO policies regarding to the handling of sensitive and confidential information at all times.
  • Assists other team members and carries out other duties as needed and assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an office/administrative environment.
  • Post-secondary education in business administration or equivalent.
  • Ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates strong initiative with the ability to work independently while functioning as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Internet, E-mail and other business related computer software is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through.
  • A sensitivity and understanding of culture, language and issues relevant to First Nation communities.
  • A current police security clearance and satisfactory criminal records check including clearance to work with vulnerable men, women, youth and child intervention.
  • Satisfactory child abuse registry check.
  • A valid class 5 driver license.
  • A willingness to travel.

Salary is dependant upon qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) references by 4:00 PM on January 4, 2023 to Shawna Flett at [email protected].

We thank all applicants, only those applicants considered for further review will be contacted.