• Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Administrative
  • Type: Full-time
“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Posting Date: July 12, 2019

Reference No:

Position(s): One (1) Executive Assistant to the CEO

About Carefor:

Carefor Health & Community Services is a local not-for-profit charity that provides home healthcare and community support services across Eastern Ontario. Whether in the home, in the community, at care facilities or one of our clinics, our 1,500 staff are part of the circle of care that is tailored to patient and client needs.

Job Summary:

The Opportunity

As Executive Assistant to the CEO, you will provide executive level administrative support to the CEO and the Board of Directors. You will regularly interact with members of the Board, the Senior Management Team and external partners on behalf of the CEO, dealing with matters that are highly confidential and that require broad and comprehensive knowledge of the organization’s policies, procedures and practices.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • managing the office of the CEO, developing and maintaining file retention systems, and managing the CEO’s schedule of appointments
  • attending Senior Management, Board and other meetings, preparing and distributing meeting materials and minutes
  • preparing reports for and on behalf of the CEO and Board members.

The Ideal Candidate

You have a diploma in business administration, office management, or a related field, and three or more years of experience providing administrative support at the senior management level, or an equivalent combination of skill and experience.

You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and are able to represent the CEO and Board in a highly professional manner.

You are highly skilled at developing reports and presentations using MS Office and other software and have a high comfort level in learning and using new technology.

Although all interest is appreciated, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that this position requires occasional work outside of regular business hours, to facilitate Board and other meetings.

Carefor welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in any aspect of the selection process.



Carefor is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.

Please apply by filling out the form below or faxing your cover letter and resume to (613) 749-4002 indicating on your cover letter or resume the position for which you are applying and the Reference Number.
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