Administrative Assistant

Yorktown Child and Family Centre is a community based nonprofit social services agency dedicated to providing effective, accessible, quality mental health treatment, prevention and out-reach services to children, youth and their families to help create healthy communities and productive families.

We are currently seeking for a volunteer to provide administrative support to Yorktown staff members:


  • Provide administrative support to management and staff
  • Reception support including answering phones, welcoming clients and visitors and ensure they receive appropriate service
  • Client and statistical data entry into CYSIS database and generating reports
  • Type correspondence and reports as required
  • Responsible for outgoing mail and courier shipments
  • Send, receive, sort and distribute incoming faxes
  • Responsible for mass mail-outs
  • Maintenance of office machines i.e. postage meter, fax machine, photocopying machines and printers including coordination of repairs
  • Distribution of internal correspondence
  • Monitor office inventory, ordering and receiving stationery orders
  • Maintaining meeting room schedules
  • Documentation and distribution of clients bus tickets, taxi chits and gift certificates
  • Maintenance of office premises including contacting janitorial and emergency maintenance contractors
  • Photocopying and filing
  • Provide administrative support to Development Director
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of fundraising events and activities, donor recognition and Annual General Meeting
  • Input/update data, issue receipts, thank you letters and in kind donation and track all donor information on an electronic database (Income Manager)
  • Generate correspondence, including acknowledgement / thank you letters and in kind donation acknowledgements
  • Prepare data for mail merges from Income Manager utilizing Excel
  • Ensure fundraising recordkeeping reports are timely, accurate and easily accessible


  • Post-secondary diploma or equivalent with a good working knowledge of standard office practices and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Some Data Entry skills would be an asset
  • Team Player
  • Able to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening (6 months or less would be an asset)

Reports to:

Manager of HR and Administrative Services

Time Commitment and Training:

8 to 12 hours per week. Training will be provided to successful candidate.

Yorktown Child and Family Centre is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to or by fax to 416-394-2689.

Please quote Administrative Assistant – Volunteer in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.