Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Island Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre - Victoria, BC

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Position: Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC) is a non-profit, social service agency serving the needs of d/Deaf, Deaf Blind, Deafened and Hard of Hearing individuals and their families on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. We are currently seeking a dynamic and energetic person to fill the .6 fte ( 3 days a week) position as Receptionist / Administrative Assistant. (This position may move to fulltime in the near future)

This position oversees the front line operations of the agency, ensuring an efficient, organized environment for both clientele and staff. Acts as receptionist, administrative assistant, and computer / technology point-person for the agency. Provides a variety of secretarial and clerical duties, and trains / manages volunteer assistance for the position.
The incumbent must be organized and aware, prioritize jobs efficiently, and at the same time present a personable, calm and welcoming face to clients and visitors. The job requires a consistently positive attitude and a willingness to assist co-workers and clients as needed.

This position is supervised by the Executive Director

Qualifications include: Knowledge of Deaf Culture, hearing loss and its implications, proficient in American Sign Language, written, and spoken English. Two or more years experience in front office reception and administration, as well as two or more years experience working with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office, Access, and strong internet research skills. Exceptional organizational and project management skills, and a demonstrated ability to multi-task effectively and follow jobs through to completion. Previous non-profit experience an asset.

Complete job description available at
Remuneration will depend on experience.

Closing date: Applications will be accepted until November 23rd 2012 or until the position is filled.
Only those short listed will be contacted.

Please submit resume with cover letter to: Executive Director, Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre
100-754 Broughton St, Victoria, BC V8W 1E1 or fax: (250) 592-8199