YMCA of Greater Saint John

Administrative Assistant Volunteer - Early Learning Centre, Quispamsis Community Centre

Location: Early Learning Centre, Quispamsis Community Centre
Status: Accepting
Type of Position: Time Commitment: 2-5 hours/week or as needed
Placement Date: Immediate

Qualifications and Skills: Current and clear security clearance with vulnerable sector screening, (must be at least 16 years old) strong customer service, communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience with children would be an asset.


  • Perform general clerical duties (filing, photocopy, fax, and mail) and provide support and administrative assistance to the program Supervisor in order to support the centre’s administrative needs
  • Coordinate and balance multiple projects
  • Work in an environment with changing priorities
  • Problem solve in a fast paced environment
  • Handle discreet and confidential information
  • Use respectable language at all times
  • Well groomed and appropriately dressed in clothing that is fitting for the position and that will leave the best possible impression on the public
  • Accept the guidance and decisions from the Supervisor/Director as well as reporting planned or unplanned absence to the Supervisor/Director
  • Treat staff, clients and other volunteers of the YMCA of Greater Saint John with respect and dignity and be responsible in the use of the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s resources
  • Perform Volunteer responsibilities promptly, reliably and to the best of the Volunteer’s ability
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of the YMCA of Greater Saint John
  • Accept and work within the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Guiding Principles, the Mission Statement as well as the Values of the YMCA of Greater Saint John
  • Display appropriate YMCA of Greater Saint John Volunteer identification as required
  • Participate in orientation and training programs when required

Application Deadline: On-going, submit volunteer application to J.Galbraith@saintjohny.ca

YMCA Youth Volunteer Application (Under 18 years of age):

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For more information on other Volunteer Opportunities at the YMCA of Greater Saint John visit the website https://saintjohny.ymca.ca/Volunteer