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Summary:  Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the candidate will assist in the administration of various programs, events and special projects for the Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages Inc. (SOHL).

Duties and Responsibilities:

-          Maintain SOHL’s financials through QuickBooks, monthly bank deposits, and records of all invoices;

-          Send and receive all correspondence for forms and applications, including but not limited to: membership, programs, and grants (maintaining all records);

-          Organize a number of SOHL programs, special projects, and events, both permanent and temporary;

-          Administer SOHL’s Mini-Language Lessons Program province-wide on an annual basis;

-          Regularly manage and maintain the SOHL website, and various social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram);

-          Maintain SOHL’s annual membership database and regularly liaison with members;

-          Assist with media relations and news releases;

-          Write, design and edit SOHL’s Annual Report, press releases, newsletters, posters, brochures, etc.;

-          Engage the public to build awareness of SOHL through outreach initiatives and at various events;

-          Research, prepare and submit grant applications, as required;

-          Supervise and coordinate projects for SOHL’s summer student placements and other staff;

-          Provide various administrative duties (mail, telephone, filing, photocopying, etc.);

-          Work with various committees as needed (both internal and external), and represent SOHL at events or meetings as required by the Executive Director;

-          Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


Knowledge and Skills Required: 


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written;
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and planning skills;
  • Advanced computer skills (knowledge of QuickBooks would be a strong asset);
  • Proficiency with social media accounts and communications;
  • Understanding of the not-for-profit sector, as well as the multicultural and multilingual community;
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong knowledge of the English language;
  • Comfortable working with people from a wide variety of ethnic and professional backgrounds;
  • Willingness to work occasional overtime hours (evenings and/or weekends);
  • Occasional in-province travel;
  • Valid driver’s license.


Education:  Post-secondary education.

Hours:  Full-time at 37.5 hours/week.

Salary:  $18.00-$20.00 per hour depending on education and related experience.

Start Date: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 20th, 2017 - please direct all applications to our Executive Director Gord Zakreski at