AFOA Canada (formerly known as the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada) is the national centre for excellence and innovation in Indigenous management, finance and governance. Established in 1999, the Association is the only organization in Canada that focuses on the capacity development and day to day needs of Indigenous professionals working in all areas of management, finance and governance – today’s leaders and those of the future.
AFOA Canada is looking for an energetic candidate to provide administrative support to the Education and Training team and data entry for the Indigenous Financial Wellness workshops, Training and Special Projects.
The Indigenous Financial Wellness Administrative Assistant assists with the project management of all Indigenous Financial Wellness workshops, training and projects. This position is responsible for processing and tracking registration payments, preparing workshop and training materials, compiling workshop and training evaluations and providing administrative support to the AFOA Canada team, as required.
THE CANDIDATE: Reporting to the Manager, Training and Events, the Indigenous Financial Wellness Administrative Assistant will be a key member of the Education and Training team, providing support and a strong client service focus.
Possess some post-secondary education and 1-2 years of related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working in a professional office environment is an asset
Intermediate experience working with Office applications (ie Word, Excel)
Intermediate experience working with databases and/or software programs
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail, thoroughness and organizational skills
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to take direction and be a team player
Additional preference may be provided to those who are fluent in French and/or an Indigenous language
This is a full-time permanent position at the AFOA Canada office in Ottawa, Ontario. An attractive compensation and benefits package is offered for this position.
If you are qualified and attracted to assisting AFOA Canada achieve our goals, please provide your resume and cover letter in strict confidence by March 22, 2019 or until filled by email to HR-Staffing@afoa.ca. Qualified applicants may also be considered for other similar equivalent positions.