CBU COOP ONLY – Administrative Programs Assistant



  • University student in good standing in a university co-operative education program, such as business/commerce or arts
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Computer program skills – Microsoft Office & Document Development
  • Comfortable working with seniors


  • Previous work experience, including experience working with confidential information
  • Interest in the health care field and working with seniors
  • Valid driver’s license



  • Police record check/vulnerable persons check required prior to start of position (please ask your advisor if you require assistance)
  • Three written references (at least two work and/or volunteer references)


  • After completing this cooperative work term, the student will have gained experience in overseeing and evaluating a community outreach program, assisted in developing client-centered programs, and fundraising/public relations.

Utilized their business technology and documentation skills to develop various reports


Job Duties:

  • Assisting with Seniors Outreach Program (Community Health, Wellness, & Safety Education Program) including scheduling, consulting with participants and facilitators, monitoring & evaluating participation, and fundraising / soliciting donations for the program.
  • Developing business documents, as needed, for all departments (Administration, Dietary, Nursing and Environmental Services): letters, reports, statistics, marketing flyers, research reports, notices…etc.
  • Assisting with coordinating meetings and education sessions for all departments
  • Assist with fundraising, including researching/proposing projects
  • Assisting with the preparation of the organization newsletter
  • Office Administration: Typing, Filing, Photocopying and Scheduling

Application Details

Dates:              January 4, 2016 – April 22, 2016

Hours:             8am – 4pm Monday – Friday

(occasionally assistance with special events in evenings or on weekends may be requested)

Wage:              $15/hour at 35 hours per week (+ 4% vacation pay)

To apply, send resume and cover letter to jennifer_currie@cbu.ca by 4pm on October 23, 2015