Program Assistant

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is hiring a part-time (0.8FTE) Program Assistant for the HIV Collaborative Program. The Program Assistant position is 30 hrs./week and located in Saskatoon, SK.

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is a non-profit, provincial organization; our goal is healthy children. As a member of the Prevention Institute team you will be part of a healthy and effective work environment that is committed to professionalism, responsibility, accountability, and team work. In order to fit within the culture of the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, the candidate will be reliable, trustworthy, have personal values that match with the organization’s, and believe in primary prevention and the importance of promoting child and family health.

The candidate must be highly skilled in the following areas:

  • Proficient administration skills, including:
    • Minute taking
    • Event organization
    • Record keeping
    • Administrative report writing
    • Travel arrangements
    • Computer skills – Microsoft Office; Word Press; Adobe Connect
  • Excellent communication; verbal, written, virtual
  • Updating and managing website content
  • Organized with an attention to detail
  • Ability to engage with others in a professional manner
  • Ability to prioritize tasks

A diploma or degree from an accredited post-secondary institution and at least five years of experience in a position utilizing a similar administrative skillset is required.

The successful candidate will be part of a fast-paced, high-functioning team. The successful candidate will have a positive attitude, be a self-starter, and be highly motivated.

The position start date is January 7, 2019 and is available until March 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension.

  • Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Send a cover letter, resume, and three references by 4:00 p.m. on December 6, 2018 to:

    Joelle Schaefer, Executive Director
    Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
    1319 Colony Street, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z1
    Email: info@skprevention.ca
    Fax: 306-651-4301