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The Aboriginal Women’s Association of PEI Inc (AWAPEI) is a non-profit, representative organization, administered by a voluntary Board of Directors and an Executive Committee. Our programs and services enhance, support, educate, and empower the well-being of Aboriginal women through capacity building, focus groups, prevention, awareness, and equal opportunities. We are committed to working with all Federal/Regional/Provincial/Band governments and other service organizations to improve social, educational, and employment opportunities for Aboriginal Women in Prince Edward Island.



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::::: JOB OPPORTUNITIES::::
Currently we have one position to fill: 
  1. Administration Assistant/Receptionist

SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO, KRISTEN LEWIS TO kristin_2_17@hotmail.com and MATILDA RAMJATTAN TO president@awapei.org
Please indicate which job you are applying for on both your email subject and your cover letter.

Position Summary:

The position of the Administration Assistant consists of being responsibility for providing Administrative and Clerical services in order to ensure effective and efficient operations.   This position is a vital role to the Organization; as the Administration Assistant/Receptionist is the first contact with the AWAPEI INC. It is important to be a positive and knowledgeable of the Organization as possible.  AWAPEI INC’s has a goal/mission and vision all involve improving our ability to promote the well-being and prosperity of Aboriginal, Inuit and Metis women, girls two-spirit and gender diverse people of PEI.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Greet visitors and determine who to give them access to
  • Answer phone and notify Executive Director/President/Staff of important information.
  • Direct calls to appropriate person
  • Get informed on information pertaining to AWAPEI; our programs, services and general information (to be a good resource person)
  • Filing/ Retrieve  documents, records and reports.
  • Faxing when requested to assist staff

       • Photo-copying documents
       • Support Executive Assistant if necessary or unavailable. (ie. Make travel arrangements for Executives)
       • Check mail/Open/sort/Log /Stamp date received incoming Mail and distribute accordingly.
       • Check Email and distribute incoming emails and distribute accordingly
       • Retrieve faxes and distribute accordingly
       • Assist in keeping front desk and main office kept in clean/organized and professional manner at all times.
       • Ensure coffee pot is off each day.
       • Support Staff with Annual General Assembly (AGA)
       • Assist executive with duties on an as-needed basis.
       • All other duties as required
DEADLINE TUESDAY JANUARY 19 2021

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COVID-19 UPDATE
Due to ongoing protocols regarding Covid-19, our office is not currently open for walk-in traffic and appointments must be made. Our current hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30AM-4PM. As well, we request visitors to enter our new back door entry, use hand sanitizer, wear a face mask, and there is a sign-in sheet we’ll provide. To speak to a member of AWAPEI to make an appointment, please call us at 1-888-973-4292.