Office Assistant
Term, Full-Time
Canada Summer Jobs
Posting #JN-CSJ-065-22


The Training Office Assistant provides a variety of administrative support to the Organizational Development and Learning team and works closely with the Training Coordinator II and Assistant Coordinator. They will provide administrative assistance and support with digitizing training records and files, data entry of training information in Payworks, as well as assist with the set up of existing curriculum into online platforms designed to engage adult learners.


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Assists with organizing and setting up digital files within the training function as assigned.
  • Copies, scans, and saves hard copy documents and files into digital formats.
  • Performs data entry of training records into Payworks as assigned.
  • Prepares Microsoft Office documents and performs a variety of administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Assists with uploading existing New Directions training curriculum onto online training platforms designed to engage adult learners.
  • Assists with updating the new employee orientation training into a digital format (that is typically delivered in person and has established curriculum).
  • Assist with the creation of training course schedules and training timetables for the new online platform.
  • Creates newsletters and promotional materials to market available training programs and courses.
  • Assists with the roll-out of new online training platform as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must be a student/youth between the ages of 15 to 30
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada, International students are not eligible
  • Ability to commit to 35 hours per week for 8 weeks
  • Completed or in progress – post-Secondary diploma or certification in Training & Development or Business Administration OR related job experience in administration or training (entry level).
  • Intermediate to advanced level technical and computer skills – MS Office Suite (Excel, SharePoint, Visio, Word, Outlook, Office 365 Apps) and/or online training platforms or software.
  • Strong written communication skills – possesses excellent writing and grammar skills, including the ability to convey ideas concisely, clearly, and logically


The salary range for this term position is $15.11to $19.71 per hour, dependent upon the  education and/or experience of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record Check, if over the age of 18.

With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide responsive and individualized services”, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, in a manner approved by Health Canada, as a condition of employment for all new employees. (Exceptions and accommodations will be made for those who are exempt from receiving the vaccine due to legitimate, established reasons in accordance with The Human Rights Code of Manitoba. In these cases, reasonable supporting documentation will be required.)


Please forward your cover letter and resume by June 23rd, 2022 to:

Recruitment Team
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families
500 – 717 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, MB R3G 0M8

Please include the job posting number JN-CSJ-065-22 in your email subject line and/or in your cover letter.  Applications without a job posting number quoted may not be considered.

Applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to apply directly to, for an accessible application and selection process


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone inquiries.

New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada. We strive for a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the people we support and contributes to the diversification of ideas.

Accommodations for accessibility purposes are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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