Employment Opportunities

Part Time Administrative Assistant

Job Description

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association (VTRA) enriches the lives of children and adults with disabilities through the provision of therapeutic horse-back riding programs and related activities. We provide services to over 150 participants each year, and are supported by over 200 volunteers. VTRA has an opening for a dynamic and innovative Administrative Assistant, who will play a key role in a team of dedicated staff supporting the Executive Director and the Program Coordinator. VTRA provides a rewarding and flexible working environment, located in Central Saanich.

The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Executive Director.

The position includes working cooperatively and collaboratively with other employees as well as various volunteers within the organization. The position is offered at $16 per hour, and will require up to 20 hours of work per week, from September 1st to June 15th. Since we do not run programs during the summer months, the Administrative Assistant position will not be needed during that time, and there will not be any paid work hours available.


  • Comfortable working in a team; strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent project management and time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Good organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems and practice good decision-making
  • Ability to organize workload, set priorities and work independently
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with broad range of individuals, using a variety of mediums
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and computer databases


  • Experience with WordPress, MailChimp, Facebook

Start Date: as soon as possible

Full Job Description available here.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to audrey.cooper@vtra.ca.
Application Closing Date: October 12, 2018

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