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Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist

Northwest Territories/ Nunavut Council of Friendship Centre
January 12, 2021
Job Type
Base Salary
$50,000-$55,000 based on experience + Extended Health Benefits


The Northwest Territories/ Nunavut Council of Friendship Centres (NT/NU CFC) is looking for an Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist for a 1-year term.

The Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist will report to the Executive Director. The NT/NU CFC Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the activities of all staff, along with the development and implementation of program evaluation activities, and the ongoing improvement of Program data collection activities, protocols, and processes. The successful candidate will be required to work independently and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A detailed job description is provided below.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and references outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position, to Kyle Bird, NT/NU CFC Executive Director by email at

Submission deadline – until a suitable candidate is found.

We appreciate all applications but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Indigenous candidates are encouraged to apply. This opportunity will be posted until filled.


Objectives of the Job: The Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist provides support to the Executive Director in the oversight and management of NT/NU CFC Programs. Employed by the Northwest Territories/ Nunavut Council of Friendship Centres (NT/NU CFC) the Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist is responsible for adhering to the policies and direction as determined by the Executive Board of the NT/NU CFC and under the direct daily supervision of the Executive Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing a welcoming experience for visitors
  • Manage the organization’s common areas
  • manage the incoming/outgoing flow of communication (including social media, website and newsletter)
  • General reception duties including answering phone calls, filing, faxing, photocopying
  • Other duties, as required



  • Minimum 1-year experience within an office setting
  • Computer literacy and experience with databases
  • Ability to work in a team setting and work independently
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Must have strong organization and communication skills, presenting a welcoming experience for visitors
  • A satisfactory Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search will be a condition of the employment offer

Company Info

The NT/NU CFC is a not-for-profit Indigenous organization located at 5125-48th Street in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. It consists of 8 Friendship Centres located across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The NT/NU CFC is governed by an Executive Board. NT/NU CFC’s Constitution formally establishes its structure, purpose, and objectives. It addresses rules and regulations related to the Council’s membership, governance structures, Executive, committees, and Annual General Meetings.

The NT/NU CFC receives Federal and other funding that supports its internal organizational structure. NT/NU CFC currently employs 4 dedicated individuals including an Executive Director who is responsible for the overall management and administration of the organization. The NT/NU CFC offers a flexible, non-traditional work environment in the NT/NU building in downtown Yellowknife and has free parking!

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