Oct 05

The Halton Poverty Roundtable is currently hiring for an Administrative Coordinator

Halton Poverty Roundtable
POSITION: Administrative Coordinator – One Year Contract (subject to renewal)
LOCATION: Burlington, ON

We are seeking to hire an Administrative Coordinator who can work full time at 37.5 hours per week at our office in Burlington. The Halton Poverty Roundtable is a collaborative multi-sectoral group that brings existing resources together to address poverty elimination in the region of Halton. As such, the Roundtable strives to align the efforts of community stakeholders from different sectors into a common agenda.

Nature and Scope
Reporting to the Director of Community Engagement, the Administrative Coordinator manages the administration of the Halton Poverty Roundtable.

The successful candidate will be committed to the mission, vision and values of the HPRT. The candidate has developed strong communications, organization, and administration skills.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for social justice and a minimum of five years of previous non-profit administration experience.

 Manage the day to day administration of the office
 Take minutes for meetings and prepare in a timely manner
 Book meetings and source locations across Halton for these meetings
 Organize catering and refreshments for meetings
 Support participation of all members of the Halton Poverty Roundtable
 Professionally represent the organization in community spaces
 Prepare meeting attendees packages
 Research various community partnership and resource opportunities
 Order and refresh office supplies
 Assist in grant-writing
 Assist Director with all administrative functions

Core Competencies
To be successful in this role, the incumbent would have the following core competencies:
 Have a strong administrative and reception background
 Have strong attention to detail
 Be well presented with excellent communication skills
 Have an intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Doodle
 Strong collaborative relationship-building skills
 Flexibility to work occasional weekends and evenings as required
 High level of comfort dealing with volunteers and Board of Directors
 High level of maturity and integrity with respect to confidential information
 Strong commitment to social justice, equity, and diversity

Please apply directly, with a covering letter, to Leena Sharma Seth at leena@haltonpovertyroundtable.com by Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 4:00pm. No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest in advance and will contact applicants if they are selected for an interview