Administrative Assistant

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Food Matters Manitoba is seeking an Administrative Assistant for a one year term, with possibility of extension. This position would be based out of Winnipeg, starting January 4, 2016, 35 hours per week, $15/hr.


Assisting with the core operation of the organization including:

  • Handle email, phone and general organizational inquiries
  • Handle routine office procedures such as filing, photocopying, mailing, etc.
  • Monitor and maintain office inventory and supplies
  • Act as a point person for office issues (tech issues, staff meeting follow-up, etc.)
  • Assist accountant with organizational finances (preparing invoices, expense forms, etc.)
  • Assist in the coordination and logistics for organizational events and meetings
  • Assist in maintaining the organizational contact database
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings
  • Support the Office Manager in administrative tasks
  • Assisting with other tasks as required


  • Highly organized with proven attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and a strong team player
  • Administration assistant experience or training (at least one year)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience in logistics and event planning is considered an asset
  • Financial processing experience an asset
  • Experience with Sumac software an asset
  • Experience with providing technical support an asset
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment an asset
  • Knowledge of and interest in food security an asset
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Access to a vehicle is considered an asset

Those interested in applying for this position are invited to forward their resume and cover letter by email to Carolyn Townend at info at (Subject Line: Administrative Assistant) by December 11, 2015. Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Food Matters Manitoba is a registered charity working towards good food for all Manitobans! For more information please visit

SOURCE:  Food Matters Manitoba

10 Dec 2015
Food Matters Manitoba
Winnipeg  Manitoba
Food Security
Sustainable Development