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Administrator/Project Assistant

Community Futures Yellowhead East is a non-profit, federally funded, community driven organization that supports small business development and rural economic diversification. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Office Administrator/Project Assistant is expected to work collaboratively with the Community Economic Development Coordinator, Business Analyst, Board of Directors and Community Stakeholders, to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Community Futures Yellowhead East Office. This is a one-year contract position with the potential for extension.

Administrative Key Functions

  • Represent Community Futures Yellowhead East as first contact
  • Maintain all digital and paper files
  • Act as Recording Secretary at Board meetings
  • Use Office 365 suite of programs and InDesign
  • Client Intake
  • Maintain office supplies and office equipment
  • Assist Executive Director and other staff as required

Project Assistant Key Functions

  • Assist with project development, maintenance & execution
  • Event coordination
  • Provide and or assist in program facilitation as required.
  • Maintain, Assist, and coordinate all Grant Applications and Approved Proposals.


  • Minimum grade 12 graduate (with preference given to those with post-secondary education).
  • Several years’ experience in an administrative setting and or program planning and development.
  • Previous experience in administration, financial/banking industry and or project development an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Advanced level experience with Office 365 platform and InDesign
  • Valid driver’s license

Contract length: 12 months

For more details on this position and to apply directly, please click here.


Contact Us

Community Futures Network of Alberta
Box 753 – Cochrane, AB T4C 1A9
T: 403-851-9995
Toll free: 1-877-482-3672


About Community Futures

Guidance, support, and financial help for small businesses. Community Futures has been helping rural Albertan entrepreneurs for over 30 years with guidance, business loans, training, and free resources.
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