Job Opportunity – Admin Assistant AIDP/ASCD Provincial

Aboriginal Infant Development and Aboriginal Supported Child Development
Provincial Office

Job Opportunity


Administrative Assistant
The B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) is seeking a qualified individual
to support the Provincial Advisors for Aboriginal Infant Development (AIDP) and Aboriginal
Supported Development (ASCD) who provide guidance/education/professional development
information and support to AIDP/ASCD workers throughout B.C. This is a full time position with
benefits based in Victoria, B.C. with some occasional travel required.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • With/or on behalf of the AIDP/ASCD Provincial Advisors, facilitate communication with
    AIDP/ASCD programs, AIDP/ASCD regional advisors, ECD stakeholders and provincial
    advisory committee.
  • Coordination of AIDP/ASCD Provincial Advisory Committee meetings
  • Support the Professional Development Fund and Partnerships Project Committees.
  • Administrative support for Provincial Advisors including managing phone calls, file
    management, reporting, cheque administration, travel planning, taking minutes and
    assembling meeting packages.
  • Website maintenance.

Competencies and Requirement

  • Post-Secondary education in a relevant discipline of office management.
  • Working knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Proven experience as an administration assistant with general and key duties and
  • Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office, website maintenance, SharePoint, social
  • Strong organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Comfort working with all ages from a culturally safe, family centred practice philosophy and
    work regarding children with special needs and families.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities and urban Aboriginal service organizations
  • Planning and coordination of committee meetings
  • Successfully undergo criminal record and vulnerable sector checks

Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of
Aboriginal ancestry.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and 3 current references to:
Diana Elliott –
Phone: (250)-388-5593 or toll free: 1-866-338-4881
Deadline extended to: 4:30 pm, Friday, May 5th, 2017

Aboriginal Infant Development and Aboriginal Supported Child Development
Provincial Office
Address: Phone: 250-388-559
551 Chatham St. Toll free: 1-866-338-4881
Victoria, B.C. Fax: 250-388-5502
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