[UL-839] Administrative Assistant

[UL-839] Administrative Assistant

26 Aug
Aboriginal Housing Management Association

26 Aug

Aboriginal Housing Management Association


About AHMA

Located on the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation Territory in Vancouver, BC, the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) exists to make a difference in urban, rural and Northern housing.

We oversee the administration of operating agreements between housing providers and Aboriginal housing organizations, keeping everyone’s best interest in mind and developing and maintaining relationships of trust. Every employee on our team is integral to ensuring our success and the success of the Housing Providers we serve.

We thank all applicants for submitting their application; however, only those candidates who clearly indicate in their application how they meet the qualifications for this position will be considered.

Please note that a criminal record and credit check may be performed as part of the final selection process.

To learn more about AHMA and what we do, please visit our website at:


Under general supervision, the Team Assistant reports to the Manager who is responsible for all business conducted regarding housing operations. The duties of the Team Assistant include the initial set-up of tenant records with accurately documented rents, subsidies, services and the ongoing maintenance of the files using established protocols, systems and databases.

Working collaboratively in a team setting the Team Assistant provides direct support to tenants and the Portfolio Managers (PM’s) regarding all associated programs, products and services including tenant rent calculations, annual reviews, and other administrative duties as needed. While reviewing and monitoring housing records, the Team Assistant analyzes and interprets information to ensure accuracy and initiates corrective action when necessary. The Team Assistant is required to work on site, as well as in an office environment.

Who Our Team Is Looking For

Training, Education, and Experience

Excellent English communication skills, oral and written

Good knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook;

Must be able to work in a team setting and handle multiple tasks and demands

High school graduation plus completion of several post-secondary courses in a relevant field such as business or program administration.

Critical Success Factor

The core of our business is serving the Aboriginal community; therefore, a critical success factor for any person who joins the AHMA team is to have an in-depth understanding of Aboriginal people and Aboriginal culture, preferably with strong British Columbia connections.

Team members are expected to have gained this understanding through lived experiences, whether it is from being of Aboriginal ancestry or working closely with Aboriginal communities. Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code (self-identify).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Casual Dress

Company Pension

Dental Care

Employee Assistance Program

Extended Health Care

Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

Vision Care


8 Hour Shift

Monday to Friday

No Weekends

COVID-19 Considerations

We have implemented safety measures that align with the CDC and the Province of BC.


data entry: 1 year (Preferred)

administrative assistant: 1 year (Preferred)


Work Remotely

Vancouver, British Columbia (Preferred)


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