[Sust-mar] Admin. Assistant, Ecology Action Centre, p/t, Halifax, Oct 24 deadline

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Position: Administrative Assistant
Organization: Ecology Action Centre

Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: Oct 16, 2006
Application deadline: Oct 24, 2006, 4pm
Location: Halifax NS, Canada

About the EAC

The Ecology Action Centre is the oldest environmental 
organization in Nova Scotia and has been in existence 
since 1971. With almost 900 members, 150 active 
volunteers and seven issue committees, the Centre focuses 
on transportation, wilderness preservation & forestry, 
coastal issues, urban planning, renewable energy, 
agriculture and food, and marine conservation. EAC's 
mission is to encourage a society in Nova Scotia which 
respects and protects nature and also provides 
environmentally and economically sustainable jobs 
for its citizens.

About the Position

The Ecology Action Centre is looking for an outgoing and 
super organized individual to help our dynamic workplace 
run smoothly and efficiently.

Responsibilities of the Position

- Working in our reception area, answering the phone 
and welcoming visitors.
- Handling administrative duties for the office (handling 
faxes, monitoring the general EAC email account, 
managing incoming & outgoing mail, updating staff & 
board lists, keeping the admin/photocopier area organized 
and well functioning, managing EAC's event calendar, 
updating bulletin boards, ordering supplies, filing.
- Assisting with financial record keeping including sending 
out invoices, updating cheque register, recording tax 
receipts, occasionally bank deposits and assisting with prep 
& back up for our annual audit.
- Coordinating orientation for new employees; coordinating 
health & safety activities for EAC.
- Assisting with occasional projects, events and other EAC 

Qualifications / Skills Required

- Well organized; comfortable handling multiple tasks 
and activities at the same time.
- Experience working with volunteers & the public. 
Previous experience in a similar role.
- Strong attention to detail. Strong communication skills, 
both oral and written.
- Motivated and able to work well independently.
- A passion to create a well run & happy office 
- An interest in and a commitment to environmental issues.

This position is part-time (4 hours per day, primarily 
afternoons) and the pay is $12.00 per hour.
Application deadline: October 24, 2006, 4 pm

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to:
Ecology Action Centre, Attn: Carla Vandenberg
email: eac at ecologyaction.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those 
selected for an interview will be contacted.
For more information about the EAC please visit: 

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