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Position: Administrative Assistant
Organization: Canadian Wildlife Federation
Location: Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Wildlife Federation

As one of Canada’s largest not for profit leaders in wildlife conservation, research, and advocacy, we are seeking to fill the new position as part of our new and exciting program;

Position: Administrative Assistant

Position Overview:

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the Program Manager, Youth Leadership Specialists and Acting Director of Education. This position will be based in Kanata, ON.


  • Fluent in English & French – written & oral
  • Business Diploma or relevant experience
  • 2-3 years experience
  • Proficient use of various office based software including Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures involving procurement, travel arrangements, budget management, reports, etc.

Core Competencies

  • Planning and organizing
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • General mathematical and budgeting skills.
  • Accountability & Dependability

Specific Work Activities

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly submission of claim to host.
  • Perform basic bookkeeping functions.
  • Maintain project operating budget through spreadsheets.
  • Database Management – program participants, sponsorships, contacts & events.
  • Asist in arranging travel arrangements for participants in the program.
  • Complete and review all expense reports, invoices and other relevant monetary documents for submission to Finance Department.
  • Arrange and order and arrange deliver branded clothing for participants in the program throughout the country.
  • Ensure that program participants have Health & Safety training through CWF and/or sponsor.
  • Government grant reporting experience.

General Activities

  • Other duties, relevant to the position shall be assigned as required.


  • This contract runs until March 31, 2020. Based on 37.5 hours per week.
  • Start date: January 2, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 18th, 2017


Cover letter and resume should be forwarded to: . Please quote position title that you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Only the candidates who meet the qualifications and experience for the position will be contacted for an interview. We thank you for your interest in the Canadian Wildlife Federation.

AODA Statement for Offer of Employment

Canadian Wildlife Federation “CWF” is committed to accessibility and to protecting the human rights of its employees. In support of this aim, CWF has implemented an accommodation process that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. CWF will accommodate employees with disabilities up to the point of undue hardship.

The accommodation supports available to employees are laid out in our Accommodation Policy. If your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Offer of Employment necessitates a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact the Human Resources Department. This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place before you begin your employment. Do not hesitate to reach out to the Human Resources Department if you require an accommodation

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GoodWork ID: 43219       Date posted to Dec 4 2017