Office Assistant

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and references to


Under the supervision and direction of the Hospitality Coordinator and Fundraising Coordinator, the Summer Operations and Site Support Staff will work alongside the centre staff in all aspects of operations, including: donour development management, direct support of the Migrant Worker Care program, assisting with office tasks, and general site operations. The student will gain experience working with diverse groups of people.

Assets of Applicants:

Any or all of the following skills and experiences are an asset:

  • Comfort working outdoors, and in a wide range of tasks.
  • Comfort supporting guests in COVID quarantine care.
  • Media and promotion skills
  • Comfort using software systems for information management
  • Involvement in community groups and/or interfaith communities
  • Volunteer experience & experience coordinating events and festivals
  • Experience being in leadership position
  • Capacity to work positively with diverse groups is a requirement.
  • Spanish Speaking
Special Skills
  • Hands on person
  • Comfortable with Interfaith Groups
  • Diplomatic
  • Hard worker
  • Takes initiative and works well independently
  • Highly responsible
  • Team player
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Reliable

The potential of accommodation in our on-site housing facilities if you do not live in the area is a possibility.


The Summer Operations and Site Support Staff reports to and is directly supervised by the Hospitality Coordinator and Fundraising Coordinator, and in their absence the Executive Director. The relationship between staff and Board is founded on a basis of honesty and mutual respect. It is understood that the staff and management team are there to support and uphold the mission of Five Oaks Education and Retreat Centre, and in this regard, are working together toward the same goal.

Background Check

This offer is conditional upon the results of a vulnerable sector police records search to be provided by you, which must be satisfactory to Five Oaks in its sole discretion.


To be eligible for this position, you must meet the Canada Summer Jobs age requirement at the start of the employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Education and/or Experience
  • Experience working outdoors
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Programs
Contract length:

8 weeks

Job Types:

Full-time, Contract


$15.00-$18.00 per hour

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends
COVID-19 considerations:

Five Oaks follows all mandatory health and safety measures as per local regulations.


Secondary School (preferred)


Drivers License (preferred)

Work remotely:



To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and references to