Manager, At Home (Homelessness) Project
The Mental Health Commission of Canada is a non-profit organization created to focus
national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social
outcomes of people living with mental illness.
The Commission, while funded by the Government of Canada, is a national body, not a
federal one. The Commission has been endorsed by all levels of government, although it
operates at arms length from them.
The Mental Health Commission’s national office is located in Calgary, Alberta.
The At Home Project, a Research Demonstration Project in Mental Health and
Homelessness requires an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support for
the national project.
Under the supervision of the Manager, Homelessness Project and the Director, Policy &
Research, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to both, through
the co-ordination of administrative matters. The Administrative Assistant provides general
administrative support for the At Home (national homelessness project).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Creates and formats various documents (e.g., excel spreadsheets, Word templates)
Conducts data entry (including websites) with meticulous attention to detail
Organizes correspondence and provides proofreading function
Coordinates travel arrangements for meeting/conference attendees
Organizes internal and external meetings, including teleconferences
Manages calls to stakeholders in an efficient, diplomatic and discrete manner
Assists with research, presentations, project plans, reports and communications
Job Profile – Administrative Assistant
August 20, 2009
Helps organize events as necessary
Photocopys, couriers, faxes, mails, emails, etc.
Provides reception coverage when required