Office Assistant

Office Assistant
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Ontario Land Trust Alliance
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Seniors
  • Ontario

The Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that encourages the land trust movement throughout Ontario by providing administrative and professional support to a province-wide network of member groups who adhere to a set of standards and practices regarding the broad spectrum of land trust activities.

The staff at OLTA is a small but mighty team. We are looking for an experienced volunteer to join our team as an Office Assistant. OLTA's Office Assistant will work with the Member Services Coordinator to help with office activities. This will include answering the phone, writing correspondence, updating documentation, data entry, support for meeting/training sessions and other duties related to administration. The Office Assistant will work in the OLTA office in Toronto.

Desired Skills
• Two or more years experience working or volunteering in the charitable sector
• Interest in land conservation
• Strong written and oral communications skills
• Strong skills in MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat
• Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
• Working knowledge of QuickBooks
• Experience with Sumac is an asset

Time Commitment
OLTA’s operating hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Two to three days a week is ideal but this is negotiable.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please. The position is open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Us
The Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA) is a charitable organization that aims to strengthen land conservation across Ontario by building and supporting a strong land trust movement. OLTA works to advance overall excellence in community land conservation in Ontario as a non-partisan and independent organization that promotes best practices and organizational excellence. It aggregates and shares land trust data and partners in research and education to contribute conservation planning expertise. By building effective and well-governed land trusts, we help preserve healthy human communities and ecosystems, clean air and water, beautiful vistas, recreation areas, and important agricultural lands.