HIRING: Executive Assistant to Khelsilem

Vancouver, BC | Part Time (approx. 32 hours per 2 weeks)


Khelsilem seeks an an individual who likes inspiring work changing the world. Khelsilem’s work ranges from co-Executive Director of numerous non-profits, soon to be lecturer at a local university, and leadership in the Indigenous Language Revitalization movement. You value innovation, community, and brainstorming solutions to our works’ most challenging problems. The role is administrative support, meeting deadlines, and providing general assistance to the daily, weekly, and monthly tasks of a hard-working nonprofit executive. You are a hard-working, self-motivated individual who can meet the demands of this job but also bring an interest in expanding your role over time.


  • Minimum 1 year experience with administrative support.
  • Excellent communications skills, including strong written communication in English.
  • Ability to prioritize and appropriately direct incoming communications, emails in particular.
  • Strong coordination skills for arranging events, meetings, travel speaking engagements, and other appointments.
  • Ability to assist with updating contact lists, tracking receipts and purchases.
  • Assisting with writing and research projects.
  • Ability to make bank deposits, keeping sound financial records for the organization.
  • Pick up and delivery of packages, mail, and other items.
  • Ability to assist with updating social media accounts.
  • Mature, low-ego mindset with a passion for highly organized administration.


  • Computer skills, particularly Google Docs and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn, data entry including in Excel, online databases such as Mailchimp, and others.
  • Ease with learning how to fill out various forms and documents related to the job (financial, booking requests, etc.). Managing documents and signatures.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a working vehicle.
  • Possess laptop or equivalent.
  • Outgoing personality with strong social skills, including representing the organization at special events.
  • Willing to be trained for any of the above requirements.
  • Progressive social and environmental values.
  • Understanding of the importance of Aboriginal language and cultural revitalization work.


Position is for approximately 32 hours/two weeks.
Pay will be $20.63/hour (Vancouver living wage) or negotiable based on experience.
Hours are flexible but will generally be during normal work hours.
Three (3) month trial period with potential for longer term contract.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal persons, women, LGBTQ-identified persons, and people of colour. If you feel like this is a job for you, please fill out an online application to tell us more about who you are! You do not need to submit a resume.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will close when the best candidate is identified. Only selected candidates will be interviewed.

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