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Employment Terms: Full-time, June 3rd – July 29th, 2024 with potential to extend
Location: 2 Sheppard Ave. East, Toronto
Hourly Rate: $16.55/hr.

Best Buddies Canada is dedicated to enhancing communities through one-to-one friendships between individuals with and without an intellectual and developmental disability. Best Buddies Canada establishes
chapters at elementary and high schools, colleges, and universities across the country. Within each chapter, students are matched with individuals who have similar interests. Reporting to the Executive Director, the ideal Office Administrator is an energetic, dedicated individual looking for a meaningful summer career. The position is based out of Toronto and the primary areas of responsibility are: office support, event logistics, and creating marketing and social media assets.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Communicate with teachers, school administrators, participants with intellectual and developmental
disabilities who call or email the office.
• Respond to inquiries that come through the general email account.
• Update the database with chapter and participant information.
• Provide administration support with fundraising events.
• Create engaging social media content including blogs, videos, etc.
• Handle outgoing/incoming mail, deliveries, and scan documents.
• Use Canva to create marketing materials.
Key Competencies and Skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to detail.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and multiple projects simultaneously.
• Proficiency in Canva and Microsoft Office.
• Proficiency in Salesforce would be an asset.
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision and collaborate effectively in a team
environment.
• Strong interpersonal skills, as well as creativity and resourcefulness.

Application Details: Please submit a resume and cover letter by May 10th to info@bestbuddies.ca with “Application for Office Administrator” in the subject line. Criminal records check with vulnerable sector verification required.

Best Buddies Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply and thank all those who do. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

*This position is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada

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