Recruitment Informaiton: Program Assistant Summer Job

Program Assistant
Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre – Winnipeg, MB
$11.00 an hour – Full-time, Temporary (May 1 to August 26, 2017)


This position is being advertised under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) initiative. To be eligible for this position, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job. You also must have been a full-time student during the previous academic year and be intending to return to full-time studies in the next academic year. You also must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You must also be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations.


Job Description

The successful candidate will assist in the daily operations of the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

-Provide administrative assistance to the Office Manager, Executive Board and Directors;

-Assist with the event coordination and planning of the Summer Concert Series, Canada Day Celebrationsand Chinatown Street Festival;

-Update the WCCCC website and social media accounts (WeChat)

-Provide support to cultural centre members in the community (translation, form-filling)
Languages: English, Mandarin (asset) and Cantonese (asset)

Education:  Full-time university or college student during the previous academic year with the intention of returning to full-time studies in the next academic year.

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications: MS Outlook; MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Windows; MS Word
Candidate Must Possess the Following Traits: Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Dependability; Reliability; Organized; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication


Additional Skills:  Provide basic information to clients and the public; Maintain work records, Perform clerical duties, such as filing and sorting and distributing mail; Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas; Answer telephone and relay telephone calls and messages
Work Setting: Associations and non profit organizations

Security and Safety: Child abuse registry check; Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Attention to detail; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information: Urban area

Hours:  This position is full-time (40 hours a week).  Some evening and weekends are required.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Program Assistant Summer Job” by April 28, 2017.


Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre is an equal opportunity employer.