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L'Arche Saint John is seeking an Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant is a member of the community leadership team, responsible for assisting the Community Leader with the on-boarding and on-going development of all assistants/employees and volunteers. The Executive Assistant works in partnership with the Community Leader to ensure the training, development, formation and support of Assistants so that the Identity and Mission of L’Arche, the Servant Leadership Model, policies and government standards in the homesand programs are well integrated. The Executive Assistant is responsible to coordinate the activities of the office and implement systems that will enhance the growth of the community.

Location: We currently have oneL’Arche home in West Saint John where people with and without disabilities live together. We also run an arts-based Day Program called Creative Connections, located in Uptown Saint John.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the community leader for screening and hiring Canadian and International assistants in accordance with the policies and procedures, laws, and regulations of L’Arche Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
  • Ensures all incoming employees, assistants and volunteers are processed and manages their registrations
  • Responsible for all HR-related activities: benefits, payroll, policy review and development, personnel records...

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