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Centre for Independent Living in Toronto

The Centre for Independent Living, known as CILT is a consumer-controlled, community-based resource organization. We help people with disabilities learn Independent Living skills and integrate into the community.

CILT operates on the philosophy of the Independent Living movement which was developed in response to traditional rehabilitation services models. CILT's aim is to develop and implement dignified social services that empower individuals rather than create dependencies. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their own lives by exercising their right to examine options, make choices, take risks and even make mistakes.


Position:  Administration and Agreement Facilitator

Region:  Toronto

Description:  

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Participate in program team activities related to the overall smooth operation of the Direct Funding program
  • Prepare and mail participant agreements and agreement renewals with appendices
  • Update Access database with current information pertaining to incoming/outgoing agreements
  • Review incoming agreements for completeness
  • Liaise with other Direct Funding staff on outstanding documents
  • Transcribe phone calls/meetings from audio or hand-written documents to text
  • Assist with data entry of Direct Funding Applications and other information as required
  • Update Access database with applicant/participant information including change of address
  • Administrative Support to include but not limited to minutes, faxing, photocopying, dictation, and filing
  • Note-taking or physical assistance to other staff as required
  • Maintain filing system related to the administration of the program
  • Report significant or unusual information encountered in day-to-day activities to the Program Manager/Administrative Coordinator and/or Executive Director
  • Performs other duties as required as mutually agreed upon with the Program Manager and/or Executive Director

Knowledge and Skills:

  • You hold a post-secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration and/or related discipline/experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ administrative experience and utilizing manual and computerized filing systems
  • Strong computer skills with good working knowledge of MS Office – Word, Excel and MS Access
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong customer service orientation and quick response attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage data, present information (written and verbal) and generate correspondence in a clear and concise manner
  • Empathetic, tactful and professional telephone manner
  • Knowledge of disability issues is an asset.


CILT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: CILT is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at CILT are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. CILT will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.



Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, November 22, 2017

How to Apply:  please forward a cover letter and copy of your resume to gaynor.j.stewart@gmail.com by the closing date

Location:  365 Bloor Street E, Suite 902, Toronto, Ontario

Profession Type:  Administrative and Clerical

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