Assistant, Operations

Assistant, Operations

Company: Rick Hansen Foundation

Date Posted: Aug 25, 2021
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Job Details

  • Location:
    Richmond, BC, Canada
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Part Time
  • Remote Status:
    Combined Remote/Office
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Preferred Experience:
    Less Than 1 Year
  • Educational Requirement:
    High School Diploma
  • Apply Before:
    Sep 15, 2021

Job Description

  • 12 to 35 Hours a week
  • Term: 280 hours, Part time or Full time 
  • Start date: July 2021
  • Hourly rate: $16.00 - $17.00 / hour (pending experience)
  • Location: RHF Office in Richmond (temporary remote)


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.


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!


RHFAC values diversity in the community and the workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, and religion and anyone living at the intersection of these identities.



  • 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. International students are not eligible participants.



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, HR & Contracts and work closely with the Coordinator, Operations, as well as liaise with all RHF staff, vendors, visitors, couriers and BCIT.



  • Help sort and distribute incoming mail, as well as collect and record outgoing mail;
  • Stock and organize storage rooms and cabinets;
  • Help arrange staff parking and security passes;
  • Maintain inventories for RHF books, e-store and kitchen supplies;
  • Develop and maintain relevant spreadsheets using MS Excel;
  • Draft documents and basic communication materials;
  • Filing and records management;
  • Coordinate stationary orders and fill supply requests as requested;
  • Support with special projects as needed;
  • Help place maintenance requests with vendors and building management as needed; and
  • Perform other duties 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.



*Please note: The Rick Hansen Foundation is committed to providing accommodations to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please let us know if you require a specific accommodation (i.e. virtual/web based interview, flexible scheduling, accessibility needs), so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place.



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 #2021-14 by September 15, 2021. 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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Company Overview

Richmond, BC, Canada

In 1985, Rick Hansen set out on the Man in Motion World Tour; a 26 month, 34 country, 40,000 km wheelchair marathon. The Tour raised $26 million and changed the way people with disabilities were perceived. The Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF),... Read More

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