S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is pleased to announce our new Vision and Mission!

Program Assistant

Closing date: November 27, 2020

Job Type:

Temporary Part-Time






21 Hours/Week

Job Number:




Reports To:

Senior Manager

Division: Wellness and Active Communities 

Number of Positions: 1

About the Position:

The Program Assistant (PA) provides administrative support, completes purchases, requisitions and answers enquiries pertaining to programs under the mandate of Wellness and Active Communities Division. The PA contributes to the delivery of programs and services that supports the community, especially seniors and members of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 

Reports to: Senior Manager 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the implementation of program activities under the management of Wellness and Active Communities Division  
  • Performs administrative tasks such as filing and data entry 
  • Processes purchase orders and keeps clear documentation 
  • Handles program enquiries through email and by phone  
  • Compiles data and statistics  
  • Supports team members to ensure program deliverables and objectives are met 
  • Delegates and schedules work to volunteers as applicable 
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by Senior Manager 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Diploma in office administration or related education/experience 
  • Experience in working in non-profit organizations 
  • Experience in working with PO systems an asset 
  • Experience in working with immigrants, volunteers and seniors an asset 
  • First Aid Certificate an asset 

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Additional languages considered an asset 
  • Excellent attention to detail skills 
  • Excellent numerical skills 
  • Excellent computer skills (e.g. MS Office suite)   
  • Excellent team player with ability to work independently 
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task 
  • Ability to perform well under pressure to meet deadlines 

Other Requirements:

  • Clear Criminal Record Check 
  • Work on weekends and evenings may be required  

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application including the following e-mail subject line “Program Assistant – Wellness and Active Communities Vancouver” November 27, 2020 and submitting resumes to: [email protected]

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.