Employment: Administrative Assistant (Summer – Student)

Under the direction of the Resource Opportunities Centre, the Administrative Assistant (Student) will:

  • Perform general office duties, filing, typing, answering phone, customer service etc.
  • Provide assistance to the general public & management staff.
  • Support the operations of the Prospect Communities Farmers Market, including updating web content & inventory.
  • Greet the arriving public and monitors their whereabouts in the building, as needed.
  • Perform computerized program registration(s) and/or membership processing
  • Reconcile and balance sales and registration with financial systems
  • Control access to program and equipment rooms, as needed.
  • Facilitate business services (file, photocopy, fax and scan) for both the public and organization
  • Monitor office supply levels (i.e. forms, copies of documents, etc)
  • Liaise with ROC staff regarding program registration.
  • Promote and create awareness of the ROC & com
  • Participate in training and planning sessions as required
  • Other administrative duties, as needed

Requirements for Hire:

  • Applicants must be entering full-time post secondary studies in the Fall of 2022 or continuing full-time post secondary studies in the 2022-23 school year.
  • First Aid, CPR, and WHIMS or willingness to obtain
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, must have resided in Nova Scotia at least six month prior to start of employment
  • Successful screening through Child Abuse Registry.
  • Note: proof of all of the above will be required.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, personable & well organized
  • Experience working with the public (all ages).
  • Demonstrated experience with computer technology and applications
  • Willing to learn new skills as required.
  • Demonstrated experience with Internet applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Drivers license, access to a vehicle orreliable transportation as the PRCC is not located on a public transit route.

Salary: The hourly wage for this position is $13.35/hour. This is a 35 hour/week position, primarily daytime, Monday to Friday. Some evening and weekends may be occasionally required.

Contract duration:  ASAP to August 31, 2022

Application Instructions: Send resumes and cover letters by fax or e-mail (no phone calls).
Fax cover letters and resumes to (Fax) 902- 852-2867; Email cover letters and resumes to jobs@prospectcommunities.com

Application Deadline: **ASAP –  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Work Location: Prospect Road Community Centre – 2141 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake, NS

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