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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 and registered charity 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 the Accreditation Canada.
Req/Job ID 4757 - FT
Position Title Administrative Assistant
Employee Group Full-Time
On Call No
Category Administration/CSA
Program/Department Nursing
Job Summary
The successful candidate will provide administrative support for VON Perth-Huron in our Stratford office.
Please note: as per the Collective Agreement, only OFHCW union members can apply (July 9 – 16, 2013).
Responsibilities Responsible to promote a positive image of VON while providing the highest level of customer service.
• Secondary school diploma required; post secondary education preferred • Must have a minimum of two years office experience • Strong applied knowledge in Microsoft Office programs; Outlook is required • Able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills • Effective organizational skills and ability to accept direction • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Demonstrates professional manner and can work cooperatively with colleagues, clients, families, and other community agencies as required

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 7/9/2013
Deadline Date 7/16/2013
Site Perth-Huron Location
City Stratford
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview
VON offers:
• Career advancement opportunities
• Training and skills development
• Flexible hours
• Competitive compensation
• Group benefit coverage
• Pension plan
• Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
• Employee assistance program
• Employee recognition programs
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