Assistant, Operations

Operations · Richmond, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Part-time Term
Minimum Experience Entry-level



  • 17.5 Hours a week
  • Term: 280 hours for 16 weeks
  • Start date: November 2, 2020
  • Hourly rate: $15.00 - $16.00 / hour (pending experience)
  • Location: On-site Richmond location and remote on occasion


Founded on the legacy of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is a Canadian registered charity with the vision of creating a fully inclusive and accessible world where people with disabilities are living to their full potential. Through our programs and partnerships, we break down barriers for people with disabilities by changing attitudes, creating accessible spaces and inspiring an inclusive society.


The RHF is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work. Our success begins with our people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. This Canada Summer Jobs position is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills and gain valuable experience working in a dynamic environment. If you’re interested in being a part of our innovative team this summer, we hope that you will consider this opportunity with us!


Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the following group: persons with disabilities. If this applies to you, we invite you to disclose your disability in your cover letter.



  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with BC legislation and regulations.



As Assistant, Operations, you will perform a wide range of administrative duties for the Operations team related to office services. You will report to the Manager, Operations, Grants & Accountability and work closely with the Coordinator, Operations, as well as liaise with all RHF staff, vendors, visitors, couriers and BCIT.



  • Help coordinate the storage and move projects for November 2020;
  • Help sort and distribute incoming mail, as well as collect and record outgoing mail;
  • Stock and organize storage rooms and cabinets;
  • Maintain inventories for RHF books, e-store and kitchen supplies;
  • Develop and maintain relevant spreadsheets using MS Excel;
  • Draft documents and basic communication materials;
  • Assist with filing and records management;
  • Coordinate stationary orders and fill supply requests as requested;
  • Help place maintenance requests with vendors and building management as needed; and
  • Other administrative responsibilities as requested.




  • High degree of professionalism and strict adherence to maintaining confidentiality and privacy;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail; and
  • Computer experience with MS Office.



If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply quoting competition #2020-18 by October 11, 2020. While we thank all applications for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information on the Rick Hansen Foundation, please visit our website at

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  • Location
    Richmond, British Columbia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Part-time Term
  • Minimum Experience