Administrative Assistant-Working Warriors

Group 238

Job description

Working Warriors-This project works with the 54 highest risk youths in Edmonton who are and/or have been involved within the justice system. These youth are either incarcerated in EYOC or have recently been released. The project will engage the youth over a one year period in life skills, employment skill enhancement, on the job training and career preparation.

Warriors Way- Provides Life Skills and Employment Skills training for adults exiting the correctional system. We support men accessing employment and community resources to better support a reintegration back into society.


  • Support both Working Warriors and Warriors Way program staff with administrative tasks.
  • Drafting and creation of program documentation as needed.
  • Preparation and presentation of staff meeting minutes and agendas.
  • Manage, maintain and audit program and client files and documents.
  • Serve as an initial point of contact for all program related inquiries.
  • Answering of phones including direction of communication and messages as required.
  • Inventory maintenance of all program materials and forms.
  • Support main reception area as needed.
  • Perform general office duties.
  • Manage all incoming client referrals.
  • Prepare payment authorizations.
  • Track safety tickets and prepare billing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

  • Human Services degree or diploma considered an asset.
  • A minimum of 2 years of Administrative Support.
  • Advanced computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office 365.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy with knowledge in report writing skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the privacy of sensitive information.
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive to changing priorities and circumstances.
  • Knowledge of the High Risk Youth Initiative philosophy.
  • Knowledge of addictions, gangs, sexual exploitation, homelessness, poverty, use and neglect.
  • Self starter able to work alone with minimum supervision with exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with good oral and written communication.
  • Must provide a current (within 6 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Intervention Record Check.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid sick and wellness days after 3 months’ probation (pro-rated)
  • Extended Health Benefit (50/50 cost sharing) after 6 months’ employment.
  • Working approximately 34.5 hours per week

How to Apply:

You can send your cover letter and resume to

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $3,509.75-$3,687.17 per month


  • Extended health care


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Group 232