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Administration Assistant

Advertiser: Duntroon Community CentreMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Jul 2018
Work Type
Part Time
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

The Duntroon Community Centre (DCC) has been an integral part of the  Canberra  region since 1981 through the delivery of programs and services to Defence families and the wider community. The Duntroon Community Centre is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Administrative Assistant on a Part Time Basis, Fixed Period Contract for school terms 3 and 4 2018 with potential for extension. 

About the role

The administrative assistant reports to the Centre Coordinator and the Playschool Director and provides administrative support to the Centre at large. 


  • Proven administrative and organisational skills, including ability to balance priorities and meet deadlines 
  • Excellent computer skills, including highly developed word processing skills and ability to use the Microsoft Office programs preferably MS Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability, commitment and attitude to the provision of high-level customer service to all internal and external clients 
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy, and capacity to maintain confidentiality 
  • Ability to represent and advocate for the centre and community in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team 
  • A strong commitment to the philosophy and aims of DCC
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Vulnerable People card (WWVP)


  • Flexibility to work additional hours
  • Experience with working for a not-for-profit organisation
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by defence families
  • Experience with invoices and accounts payable

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and motivate others
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others

Conditions of Employment 

Status of employment: 

  • Part-time position - fixed period, ACT school term dates only for Terms 3 and 4 2018.

Employment requirements: 

  • Working with Vulnerable people card
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Responsible to:                       

  • Centre Coordinator and Playschool Director


  • To be negotiated with the successful applicant


  • Total of 12 hours per week over 3 days, Core Centre Hours 9am to 1pm. Days to be negotiated with Centre Coordinator
  • Subject to three month probation period         


By 5pm Friday 27 July 2018
The Duntroon Community Centre Committee  
via email to 
All applications will be acknowledged but only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

See the DCC website for more details about the Centre -


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