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WE ARE HIRING - Administrative Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs)

SMILE Canada - Support Services is currently seeking a youth as an Administrative Assistant to undertake a variety of administrative tasks. As this is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position, candidates must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations, and is between 18 and 30 years of age.


  • Provide administrative support to the SMILE Programs Coordinator

  • Research local organizations, grants, and other donors for SMILE to increase funds that will support SMILE programs.

  • Provide technical assistance and logistical support to SMILE Volunteers specifically SMILE Team Leads

  • Enter records and information into a database using quality management guidelines and standards

  • Responsible for informing SMILE families about upcoming Kids and Youth Events

  • Research local resources that would support inclusion of children with disabilities in Islamic Schools

  • Schedule and/or provide logistical support for Community Conversations on disability related issues that will be held throughout the community.

  • Assist with day-to-day operations, event planning, scheduling, and other tasks as needed.


  • Excellent communication skills

  • Familiarity with all aspects of planning, production and execution of an event

  • Must be reliable and detail oriented

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines with a high degree of organization 

  • Ability to work autonomously and with a team 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint) 

This is a 30-hour a week position that will run for 9-weeks starting mid-June 2019. Youth will be required to work at SMILE's local office in Mississauga, ON 2-3 times a week. Remainder work hours will be Home Based. Please Note: Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, and criminal background check.

DEADLINE: May 31, 2019 - Please submit your resume in PDF format and a cover letter stating why you believe you would be a fit for this position to info@smilecan.org

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