Website Southern First Nations Secretariat

The Southern First Nations Secretariat is now accepting applications for the position of:
Administrative Assistant
(Mentored Work)
• Eligible participants are aged 15 to 30 inclusively.
• Mentored work placements are for youth who reside on reserve, are not in school, are unemployed or
underemployed.
POSITION REPORTS TO: Executive Assistant
WAGE/ HOURS: $16.00/hour
37.5 hours per week
POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Executive Assistant, the Administrative
Assistant – Mentored Worker will be responsible for assisting with daily administrative duties of the
Administration department.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide general clerical duties for the Administration department including reception, filing,
photocopying, typing, and faxing.
• Coordinate virtual meetings, preparation of meeting materials, and recording minutes as
required.
• Assist with website and social media updates and marketing.
• Assist with obtaining relevant information for the SFNS Bi-Monthly Newsletter.
• Assist with planning special events as required.
• Provide other clerical/administrative duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous work experience within a First Nation community/organization preferred.
• Previous administrative work experience preferred.
• Computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook).
• Must have the ability to work remotely, independently or in a team environment.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Must have access to reliable transportation.
• Applicants must be between the ages of 15-30 years of age, not in school, unemployed or
underemployed.
22361 Austin Line, Bothwell, Ontario N0P 1C0
Tel. 519-692-5868 Fax. 519-692-5976 Toll Free. 1-800-668-2609
www.sfns.on.ca
Closing Date: Open until the position is filled.
Length of Position: (As Soon As Possible – March 31, 2023)
Based on availability of funding.
Please submit via email a cover letter, resume, and three current written employment and/or character
references to:
Lori Fisher, Executive Assistant
Southern First Nations Secretariat
22361 Austin Line
Bothwell, ON N0P 1C0
Fax: (519) 692-5976
Email: exec.assistant@sfns.on.ca
Please clearly mark your subject line:
“Confidential – Mentored Work – Administrative Assistant”
Please ensure to include your contact information including phone number and email address in your
cover letter/resume.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be
contacted