Administrative Assistant

The Salvation Army - Ethics Centre (1 Year Contract with possibility of extension)
February 23, 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
Job Type
$32,916 - $35,000
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
March 9, 2018



The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

The Salvation Army Ethics Centre is a ministry of The Salvation Army, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, that provides an accessible environment and resources for ethical thinking and engagement, richly informed by the Christian faith.



The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assisting professional staff and a national board and committee with administrative support
  • Maintaining a small library in good order
  • Reception duties
  • Preparation of polished documents
  • Arranging logistics for meetings and minute-taking
  • Maintaining an integrated filing system
  • Website posting and maintenance using internet search engines and databases
  • Ordering and maintenance of resource center and office supplies
  • Financial records
  • Other duties as requested



  • Minimum of 3-5 years administrative experience
  • Post-secondary education from an accredited program would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in the use of computer/office equipment and website posting and maintenance are required: Microsoft Office, IBM Lotus Notes, WordPress, Zoom, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Congenial, self-motivated and able to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a group;
  • Must be able to work in a multi-task environment and maintain poise under pressure
  • Confidentiality and discretion are essential
  • Committed to excellence in all aspects of work
  • Have demonstrated a strong work ethic; precision, reliability, trustworthiness, integrity and personal maturity
  • A good understanding of The Salvation Army an asset
  • Be able to support The Salvation Army mission and values
  • Occasional travel out of Winnipeg is expected.

Please include the competition # 18-018 in the subject line of your email.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.