Early Years Program Assistant

Closing Date: August 9, 2019 4:00 pm
Type: Hourly

Position Description:              The Early Years’ Program Assistant is responsible for aiding with the Early Years’ Program activities within the Fort William First Nation Health Department. The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of administrative duties including completing various office work.  Aiding with the coordination and delivery of various child development programs and meeting with clients and providing positive supports.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the planning and development of program activities that contain cultural, educational, recreational and social components for the Health Department.
  • Assist the Early Years’ Coordinator with various things such as program planning, shopping, and program delivery.
  • Conduct various clerical and office duties as assigned.
  • Ensure that all guidelines are being followed and adhere to the overall mission and values of the organization.
  • A full description is available upon request.



  • Post-secondary diploma or work experience in a related field would be considered an asset.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including conflict resolution and people management skills.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality.
  • First Aid and CPR certified would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, family members, and the general public.
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organization and time management skills.
  • This position is subject to a criminal record check.



Salary:                                        To be determined.                                                               


Job Posting Closing Date:        Applications, consisting of a cover letter and resume with three (3) references, must be received by 4pm on August 9, 2019.


Please direct your application to the attention of:

Donna Mullen

 Human Resources Assistant

Ph: 807-623-9543 ext. 806, Fa: 807-623-5190

Email: [email protected]

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