Conference & Office Assistant – AFHTO (Toronto)

The Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) is the voice for Family Health Teams (FHTs) in Ontario.  AFHTO works with and on behalf of its members as the advocate, champion, network, and resource center for FHTs, to support them in improving and delivering optimal interprofessional care. PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Conference & Office Assistant will support the Office Manager and Membership & Conference Coordinator in major projects, specifically assisting in the:
  1. Planning, delivery and evaluation of the AFHTO 2013 Conference (go to for further information), and
  2. Coordination of the AFHTO move to new headquarters
This is a contract position for a period to begin as soon as possible and run until November 1, 2013 (with the possibility of extension for one or two weeks).  The Conference & Office Assistant will take direction from the Office Manager and Membership & Conference Coordinator, and reports to the Executive Director. The contract Extent of responsibilities will vary depending on the contributions to be made by members and/or external suppliers and will be discussed with the incumbent and others. To view the full job description and position requirements, please go to This position will appeal to someone who:
  • Is highly organized and has a good eye for detail and making sure things are correct.
  • Is flexible, self-directed and thrives in a small team environment.
  • Cares about our health system and would like to contribute to an organization that supports its members in their mission to deliver optimal interprofessional primary care.
  • Is highly diplomatic to deal effectively with members, health system stakeholders and external service providers, regardless of their level of seniority in their organizations.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates are welcome to e-mail applications to The application deadline is August 6, 2013.  Candidates selected for an initial interview will be contacted in the month of August. AFHTO thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.