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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by Accreditation Canada.
Position Title Administrative Assistant-Casual
Employee Group Casual
Job Summary

An opportunity currently exists for an Administrative Assistant to support the site with a high degree of accuracy.  The Administrative Assistant is required to carry out various administrative tasks including general office support, secretarial and reception duties, supply and equipment management, document management, and assisting managers as necessary.

Responsibilities Responsible to promote a positive image of VON while providing the highest level of customer service.
  • Post-secondary education in office administration
  • Experience using databases
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment and to adapt to a changing work environment
  • Strong organizational/administrative skills
  • Knowledgeable of the principles surrounding confidentiality and security of information


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk sit, stand, climb stairs; Repetitive fine hand movements

Date Posted 3/12/2014
Deadline Date 3/21/2014
Site Annapolis Valley Site
City Kings County
Province Nova Scotia [NS]
Compensation & Benefits Overview VON Canada offers:

Career advancement opportunities
Training and skills development
Flexible hours
Competitive compensation
Group benefit coverage
Pension plan
Employee assistance program
Employee recognition programs
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