Volunteer Office Assistant (part-time)

HOURS: 2-4 working hours per day on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (hours can be discussed to accommodate your schedule)


  • Assisting in preparation for our workshops
  • Assisting the Office Manager in general secretarial duties
  • Preparing and organizing materials necessary to run courses
  • Managing, organizing and maintaining inventories of medical supplies for courses abroad (via Excel)
  • Event assistance, soliciting local donations, updating social media and writing thank-you letters
  • Inputting data
  • Organizing accounting files for shredding and keeping
  • Providing general administrative support to the CEO, Accountant and Project Leaders
  • Assisting with minimal office maintenance (tidying, organizing, cleaning, coffee, etc.)


  • Demonstrated computer literacy & efficiency required with Microsoft Word, Excel & Internet research
  • Resourceful
  • Ability to manage an inventory
  • Ability to work independently & as a team member with the staff
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-motivator
  • General organizational skills and administrative experience
  • Good organizational and communication skills are a must
  • Medical supply knowledge preferred but not required

**This is a part-time position with a minimum commitment of 6 months. An assessment of the position will be conducted after 6 months to evolve the job description as needed.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to office@cnis.ca