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Admin Assistant

The true meaning of PARC is reflected in our mission: “A community where people rebuild their lives.” PARC is a social service agency that works with members on issues of poverty, mental health, addictions, homelessness and food security. Members access services and develop relationships with our staff and one another through four core areas of operation: a drop-in centre, a peer-support program, an outreach program, and supportive housing.

Title: Admin Assistant

Number of positions: 2

Location: Toronto

Position type: 40 hours/week

Contract period: 13 weeks

Salary: $21.00 /hour

Start Date: June 01, 2022


This position provides administrative support to PARC’s RD, HR, Property Management, and finance departments. This position requires a high degree of detail orientation, some problem solving and exceptional communication and administrative organizational skills. The positions report to the HR manager. This position is for youth 30-15 years of age and is funded by a contribution from the Canada Summer Jobs program.

You will receive a detailed orientation on workplace health and safety including all office equipment and its safe use. You will receive training in WHMIS, AODA, and risk assessment.

Job Summary

Provide direct administrative and office management support to HR, RD, Property Management, and finance departments as directed by verbal or written instruction


• Develop and maintain a filing system

• Maintain contact lists

• Provide data entry support

• Maintain digital and electronic records of employees

• Provide general support to the management team

• Update and maintain office policies and procedures

• Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers

• Perform other duties as requested from time to time.


• Knowledge of office management systems and procedures

• Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines

• Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)

• Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work

• Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

Please forward your resume/cover letter: By: May 31, 2022 **To: ** Re: Canada Summer Jobs Students

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre (PARC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates with lived experience of poverty or contact with the psychiatric system and candidates from other marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.