Administrative Assistant

- Closes February 28, 2020

  • Substance Use
  • Keremeos

Ashnola at the Crossing – Keremeos (Job #8720 – 2003)

Term Full Time (35 hours/week) (Grid 7) (3 months Term)

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.

PCRS, Ashnola at the Crossing, requires a person on a 3 month Term (extensions as required) to fill in for a staff person who has been seconded into another position.

Position Summary:

The administrative assistant works as part of a large multi-disciplinary team that provides treatment for substance use for youth (17-24) in a remote, residential setting. The team works within the strategic objectives of Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services to our participants. The Administrative Assistant will provide support to management and program teams, and create a welcoming and professional space for visitors, contractors and participants, and general phone enquiries.  The Administrative Assistant will be able to thrive in a demanding role.  The schedule is typically Monday to Friday, but may require occasional evening and weekend work.

Academic and Job Experience Required:

Certification in Business Administration or high school diploma with one year administrative experience is required.                                             

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector
  • Standard first aid certificate and CPR
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related office equipment

Desired Requirements:

  • Crisis intervention and de-escalation training
  • Demonstrated physical/mental ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Suitable to work with youth experiencing multiple barriers
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and navigating the Internet.  


Masami Tomioka, Manager, Ashnola at the Crossing

Salary Range:     $20.22/hour

PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

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