Program Assistant (0.6 FTE)

New Heights’ Home and Community Support (HCS) provides support to families with children aged 2 ½ – 6 years as well as school aged children with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, or with similar learning challenges. HCS offers several programs funded through Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD).

We provide a friendly and supportive environment for staff and families alike. HCS currently requires one part-time (0.6) Program Assistant to contribute to the overall wellness and efficiency of the program. The ideal candidate will be committed to growing with the program and be with us for many years to come! The position can begin immediately.

The Program Assistant’s duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • assisting with administrative tasks (e.g. collecting and maintaining records, light data entry)
  • general office duties (e.g. answering phone, fielding inquiries, replenishing supplies, filing)
  • researching, planning and scheduling events as needed
  • assist with duties as requested by Program Coordinator and Administrator

The ideal candidate will:

  • foster a culture of support and wellbeing and take pride in the program, its operations and the team
  • be innovative, flexible, reliable and empathetic
  • be conscientious with strong organizational skills, strong people skills, coupled with the ability to be self-directed, highly motivated and work effectively in a team environment
  • have experience in a related administrative field
  • be proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of autism, special needs, and early childhood development is an asset

What we offer:

  • flexible schedule (you choose which 3 days of the week you’d like to work)
  • paid vacation and personal days
  • health benefits including drugs, dental, extended health, health spending account (completely covered by New Heights)
  • RRSP match (eligible upon second year of employment)
  • work with a team of fun and caring staff
  • a culture that values work-life balance, as well as personal and professional growth

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Betty Heung, Home and Community Support Administrator

[email protected]

Resumes will be received until a suitable candidate is found. While all applications are appreciated, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



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