Employment Opportunities



Atikameg, AB, Canada

About the Role

Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 Child and Family Services Society

Reporting to the Director of Whitefish Lake #459 Child & Family Services Society.

Seeking a Full-Time qualified and experienced individual to join the WFLFN #459 Child and Family Services Society team as a Receptionist. The Receptionist has extensive contact and communication with internal staff, visitors, vendors and service providers in person or telephone and plays a key role as a representative of the Agency. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30PM (half day payday’s) Salary is based on qualifications and experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

­- Fielding incoming calls and determining the purpose of the calls and directing to the appropriate personnel or contact.

­- Ensuring messages are effectively communicated to the appropriate individual.
- Greeting staff, visitors, vendors and service providers and ensure they are being directed to appropriate personnel.

­- Maintaining a daily schedule of staff itinerary.

­- Supporting the organization’s operations by maintaining office systems and procedures.
- Coordinating the office facilities, including boardroom scheduling and meeting preparation.
- Ensure daily sign in sheets, visitor sign in sheets, staff contact lists, telephone lists and emergency contacts are kept updated.
- Preparing and recording correspondence for outgoing and incoming mail.
- Maintain a record of inventory of office supplies, equipment and furniture.
- Making photocopies of documents for distribution or filing.
- May be required to type correspondence and other secretarial duties from time to time.
- Adherence to employee policies and procedures.


Experience and Skills
­- Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel.

­- Ability to use office equipment such as fax/scanner/photocopies.
- Proficient keyboarding and writing skills.
- Very Good verbal communication skills.
- Sound understanding of office procedures.
- Sound understanding of WFLFN#459 CFS Programs and on/off reserve resource/referral contact information.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Post-Secondary Certificate or Diploma in Office Administration or related field of study with at least 2 years’ work related experience. **Combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:
­- Current and valid Alberta driver’s license; access to transportation, mandatory Intervention Record Checks and Criminal Record Checks (both security checks must be within 6 months to be valid) and available at the time of the interview. Submission to Fitness for Duty drug/alcohol testing.
- 3 work related references including a current supervisor (if applicable) at the time of the interview.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to human.resources@whitefishcfs.ca

Closing Date

Tuesday November 1st, 2022