Executive Assistant

South Peace Community Resources Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Process

To apply to this position, please quote the competition number and send your resume and cover letter to: humanresources@spcrs.ca

  • Dawson Creek
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, The Executive Assistant will:

  • Maintain a variety of systems including administration, internal and external communication, contract documentation, and computers, and
  • Provide a variety of senior secretarial and clerical duties to the Executive Director, Board of Directors and Management team.
  • Contribute to the smooth functioning of the general office; and
  • Be the contact between the public and the society


The Executive Assistant will have:

  • Grade 12 plus post secondary education in Office Administration and a minimum of five years experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills & Knowledge

The Executive Assistant will require:

  • A commitment to excellence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior organization, prioritization, and motivation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • The ability to work with people of diverse ages, cultures, and personal situations
  • Advanced computer literacy in Excel (ability to create spreadsheets), Canva, and Publisher
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Filing, office organization and reception skills
  • Typing speed of 60 wpm
  • Experience in preparing reports
  • Experience with non-profit management
  • Experience in coordinating Board of Directors’ activities including annual general meetings
  • Experience in accreditation and embracing performance quality improvement
  • Knowledge of internet-based telephone switchboard system
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Initiative

Personal Attributes

The Executive Assistant must demonstrate:

  • A high degree and awareness of ethical and professional conduct
  • Cultural, social, and economic awareness
  • Initiative
  • Empathetic listening and support qualities
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Sensitivity and a non-judgmental attitude
  • Good boundaries and self care practices
  • A willingness to work flexible hours
  • A person-centered practical approach
  • A strong understanding of and a commitment to a feminist informed practice
  • An understanding of the purposes of the agency programs

Hours of Work

35 hours per week

Rate of Pay

As per Non-union Wage Scale

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to:

Lori Brooks, Human Resource Coordinator
P.O. Box 713 (10110 - 13th Street)
Fax: (250) 782-4167

E-mail: humanresources@spcrs.ca

  • Please include competition #1822 with your resume
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
  • This position is open to male and female applicants