Parent-child Team Administrative Support

Location:                               Main site, 900 Merivale Road

Team:                                    Parent-Child

Days:                                     One day per week

Time:                                     Flexible (coordinated with the team Administrative Assistant)

Minimum commitment:         Three months

Volunteer will report to:         Team Administrative Assistant (AA)

Description of Volunteer Role:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the team.
  • Contact families about appointments and reminders, e.g., bus cancellations, etc.
  • Duties may include: working with excel templates, creating program and survey evaluation summaries, organizing files and program materials, pamphlet folding, organizing staff directories, cutting materials for programs, etc.
  • Assist staff with other duties upon request.


  • Ability to work in a challenging and high-energy environment with a team
  • Experience with administrative tasks, excellent organizational skills, able to work independently
  • Ability to use scissors to cut items for playgroups.
  • Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Publisher, Word, and ability to quickly learn new software.
  • Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
  • Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding
  • Sensitive to multicultural issues and to issues facing low-income population.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

To volunteer with us, please contact the Coordinator of Volunteers: