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Full Time Receptionist – 1-year Apatisiwin Contract

Dryden Native Friendship Centre is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Receptionist – 1-year Apatisiwin Contract. The successful candidate will be required to become an Apatisiwin Client if not already enrolled in this program.

In collaboration with Receptionist #1, this position is responsible for greeting guests to the Dryden Native Friendship Centre, performing a variety of clerical duties, and maintaining office supplies.


Regular full-time hours. Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to meet program needs.

Job Duties:

• Greeting Visitors/ Clients and alerting the relevant staff of the arrival;

• Answer the phone, providing general information appropriately, and transferring calls as required

• Process Mail & Faxes, distributing accordingly.

• Maintain established tracking systems.

• Maintain Hall/Vehicle Rental Schedule;

• Assist with Event Coordination & Hall Set-up as required.

• Database input and maintenance of DNFC internal tracking logs; e.g., Guest sign-in, staff sign in, etc.

• Perform monthly reporting of data

• Maintain inventory of essential office supplies, kitchen essentials and cleaning supplies;

• Complete purchasing process as required.

• Assist with file management system, including establishing & maintaining easily accessible filing system in area of responsibility.

• Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

• Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent. Post secondary education in Administration is an asset

• 1-2 years’ experience in an administrative position, customer service, clerical position, or equivalent.

• An acceptable Criminal Reference Check will be a condition of employment

• The ability to speak and understand Ojibway or Oji-Cree, is an asset.

• Experience working with Indigenous people and communities is an asset

• Excellent customer service skills

• Knowledge and experience with filing systems

• Knowledge of Microsoft Suite

• Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines

• Good decision making and problem-solving capabilities

• Experience with data management

• Excellent collaboration skills

• Good interpersonal skills

• Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

• Good digital skills – ability to use a printer, a computer, and digital filing systems

• Experience with fax machines is an asset

• Ability to work with minimal supervision

• Experience with purchase orders is an asset

• Experience with information management is an asset

Work Conditions & Remuneration

• Working in a shared office environment

• $19-20.00 per hour


Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre

74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4

Fax: (807) 223-6275 | Email:

CLOSING DATE: July 1st, 2024, at 4:00pm

DNFC promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants. Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment). We invite applicants to Self-Identify if Indigenous, Metis or Inuit.

DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage all persons to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process, please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.

***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****

Reception Apat Contract Job Posting 2024
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