Administrative Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: John Howard Society of Manitoba Inc.
Address: 583 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3B 1Z7
Website: http://www.johnhoward.mb.ca/wp/
Organizational Description: Our Mission:

To address the causes and consequences of crime.

Our Vision:

Our vision is a safer and healthier community for all.

Our Practice:

We work primarily with men (18 and over), who have been or may be incarcerated, their families, victims of crime and the community to address the root causes of crime. We offer programs, supports and resources, based on the principles of restorative justice, to our clients at their various stages of involvement with the justice system.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Welcome clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone
Answer incoming calls on a multi-line telephone
Refer inquiries to the appropriate department
Check and respond to email
Perform data entry tasks
Prepare documents as required by the Executive Director
File, fax and photocopy
Skills Required: Minimum grade 12 education
Two years or more administrative work experience
Working knowledge of office procedures and practices, including word processing, data entry, filing, faxing, and photocopying
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Excellent knowledge of English, grammar, and spelling
Experience working with people from diverse cultures
Experience working with people who have been in conflict with the law
Ability to maintain confidentiality according to agency policies
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience working as part of a team in an office environment
Experience working with the public, primarily with persons from diverse cultures and men who have been/may be incarcerated
Experience with administrative and reception duties
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Various weekdays available - Monday to Friday (8:30 to 4:30) When applying, please indicate your availability, i.e. the full days of the week that you are available to volunteer.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: jcarnevale@johnhoward.mb.ca
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2019
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