Administrative Assistant - North York FHT (Toronto)

POSITION SUMMARY The Administrative Assistant, as a valuable member of the North York Family Health Team (NYFHT), is responsible for providing office and clerical services to the NYFHT Staff to assist in ensuring the efficient operations of the organization. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs general clerical duties to include but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mail distribution and filing.
  • Receives, directs and relays telephone, fax messages and mail in a timely manner.
  • Welcomes and greets visitors in a professional manner.
  • Creates and modifies various documents using Microsoft Office.
  • Prepares meeting materials and assists with the development of PowerPoint and other presentations.
  • Maintains Outlook calendar(s) in current and accurate status.
  • Leads and/or assists in set up and coordination of meetings and other events as needed.
  • Leads and/or assists in preparation of agenda’s and accurately records minutes of meetings.
  • Assists with ordering and maintaining inventory of office equipment and kitchen supplies.
  • Arranges for repairs and maintenance of office equipment, when required.
  • Coordinates scheduling of meeting room bookings and appointments.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information.
  • Runs office errands as needed.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Post-Secondary education in office administration or related field, or combination of work experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is an asset.
  • Minimum of two years of work-related experience in an administrative role.
  • Able to multi-task, self-regulate and problem solve.
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a highly organized manner where detail, accuracy, urgency and confidentiality are critical.
  • High degree of proficiency in office procedures/bookkeeping, computer applications and technologies, including Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Good interpersonal relationships and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Car and valid driver’s license required.
If interested, please apply to the attention of Human Resources by: Email:, or Fax: 416-494-8525.  Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted. Deadline May 8, 2014.  The North York Family Health Team is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our community, including men and women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities. We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.  While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.