Administrative Assistant-Saint John

Administrative Assistant

Saint John, NB

The Canadian Mental Health Association facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. The role of the Administrative Assistant is to support and promote the programs and services provided by CMHA of NB within the Greater Saint John and surrounding communities.

Eligibility to Apply:

Please note that this position is made possible through the Provincial Youth Employment Fund, and as such, the successful candidate must be currently unemployed and under the age of 30. The contract is a term of 26 weeks, for 30 hours per week. Remuneration for this position will be $11.00 per hour. Candidates must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. The Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Program Coordinator Saint John office.

Job Requirements:
  • Reception duties, greet and assist general public (in-person, telephone and e-mail)
  • Monitor inventory of education materials and office supplies
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the office
  • Assist with community programs and events as requested
  • Responding to telephone inquiries, client and staff questions, program registrations, and referrals
  • Promotion of mental health, develop promotional material to promote programs and services
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail manually or electronically, as well as data entry
  • Photocopy and collate documents for distribution, mailing and filing
Required: Criminal Record Check

26 week contract position, 30 hours/week. Starting salary $11.00/ hour.
Please forward cover-letter, resume and three references by e-mail to

Closing Date: August 8, 2017

We appreciate your application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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