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Position Title: Summer Office Assistant
Department: Executive
Posting Start Date: 7/4/2019
Posting Cut-Off Date: 7/15/2019

Summer Office Assistant
2 Months Contract July to August 2019
Monday to Friday, 35 Hours per Week

As Canada’s largest agency serving at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth, Covenant House Toronto changes lives by providing the widest range of services and support to as many as 300 youth a day. A national leader, we educate and advocate for change by influencing public policy and delivering prevention and awareness programs. More than a place to stay, we provide 24/7 crisis shelter and transitional housing on-site and in the community, along with comprehensive services including education, counselling, health care, employment assistance, job training and after-care. To do all this, we rely on donors for more than 80 per cent of our $30.6-million annual operating budget. Our doors are open to youth 16 to 24 regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or the circumstances that have brought them to our doors. Since opening our doors in 1982, Covenant House has served more than 95,000 young people.

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support for an accreditation program renewal.

The incumbent will be responsible for:

• Scanning documents into PDF files
• Retrieving documents/gathering documents based on the previous renewal
• Creation of Word and Excel documents
• Some policy creation
• Create binder for the accreditation renewal supporting documentation/files
• Inputting submission using an online portal
• Work on various other special projects, as time permits

Applicants should be currently enrolled as a second or third year student majoring in Business or Accounting, experience in a computerized office setting, excellent organizational skills, knowledge of MS Word and Excel, Portal, accurate typist and strong attention to detail.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to Human Resources at on or before Thursday July 18, 2019.


We thank all applicants however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an employer, Covenant House is committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from qualified individuals who represent diverse communities. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Covenant House Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Covenant House recruitment process.