The Ontario Victim Services Secretariat seeks a motivated person to be the first point of contact for the Victim/Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) to provide clients with program and services information, to provide client assistance and a full range of administrative services in a fast-paced environment.What can I expect to do in this role?You will be:• responding to/recording inquiries• referring issues to appropriate staff• receiving and reviewing incoming files and materials to determine priorities • establishing/maintaining office filing systems, data input, extracting and formatting data to prepare statistics and routine correspondence• maintaining reception area/waiting room and office equipment• arranging meetings/coordinating appointments and• assisting in training/orientationPlease Note: • This is a temporary part-time position working 18.12 hours per weekHow do I qualify?Mandatory:• Proficiency in English as well as proficiency in oral and written French at the advanced level• Typing to Ministry standards (50wpm)Skills:• Demonstrated communication/interpersonal skills• Proven customer service skills• Ability to apply judgement/tact/sensitivity and diplomacy• Demonstrated organizational skills• Experience/knowledge of office administrative processes/procedures such as financial reconciliation and office expenditures• Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the criminal justice system, victims' issues (e.g., child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, etc.), the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, VWAP services and objectives• Analytical/problem solving skills• Proficiency in MS Office software, operating database systems and internet web-based applications• Knowledge of basic arithmetic• Ability to interpret and apply policies/procedures and legislation
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