Employment Opportunity – 6-Work Experience Program

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  • Post Date: June 20, 2022
Job Description

CWEIA is a fast-growing non-profit organization that is carrying out its vision, which includes the implementation of a number of exciting projects for this year and the future. The mission of the Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association (CWEIA) is to inspire and value Eeyou-Eenou Iskweu through healing, culture, and socio-economic development. If you share our values, we would welcome you on our team as our:

Office Assistant

We are looking for a dynamic person to work as an Office Assistant under a six-month work experience program under the General Direction of the Executive Director to provide clerical support the staff.

  • Types correspondence, meeting notes and edits documents for accuracy
  • Schedule meetings and assists in preparation of meetings
  • Assist in the preparation of regular scheduled reports
  • Orders office supplies and obtain quotes for various purchases/projects
  • Maintain and update contact lists, and the Board of Directors list
  • Makes travel arrangements
  • Enter data into the system (Membership forms)
  • Assist coordinators with project planning
  • Other duties as required by the Executive Director and/or Assistant Director


  • Proven experience as an Administrative Assistant or Office Admin Assistant
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Proficiency in MS Office, excel, power point, word, publisher
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • High School diploma or equivalent to; additional qualification as an administrative assistant or Secretary will be an asset
  • Fluency in Cree and English; ability to write documents in English
  • Fluency in French is an asset
  • Open to travelling and to working a flexible schedule (availability for occasional weekends and evenings

To apply:

  • Please send your CV and a presentation letter to Tina Mark-Ottereyes: director@cweia.ca
  • Deadline: July 4, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.


  • Location of position: Eeyou Istchee
  • Priority will be given to candidates eligible under the ASD Youth Work Experience program criteria (currently unemployed, age 16-30)
  • Duration of Employment is 6 months
  • CWEIA reserves the right to carry out a background check prior to hiring