Administrative Professional – Sault Ste. Marie News


If you are seeking a dynamic and challenging role in supporting the development of children and youth with a variety of physical, developmental and communicative challenges, THRIVE has a position for you. We are growing and looking for one full-time permanent Administrative Professional to join our small but mighty administrative team. This position is responsible for various administrative support services to Centre staff and management. The position will be located out of one of our Johnson Ave office in Sault Ste. Marie, with support to the other SSM office.

We believe in the power of teamwork and partnership, and achieving excellence through innovation, curiosity and optimism. In addition to our fun and collaborative working environment, we also offer: group insurance and dental / health benefits after three months, generous paid time off options (including paid winter break office closure), professional development and growth opportunities, flexible work schedules, and participation in a defined benefit pension plan (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan – HOOPP).

What we need from you:
– College diploma in business or health/office administration or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
– Minimum 3 years’ experience providing administrative support in a fast- paced office setting is preferred
– Previous experience in healthcare setting is preferred
– Demonstrated advanced proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (including Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
– Ability to type accurately at 50 wpm
– Self-motivated and able to work independently, balanced with working collaboratively within a team.
– Ability to organize, and prioritize competing duties for various individuals in a fast-paced environment
– Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
– Ability to ‘think on your feet’ in challenging situations, and remain calm under pressure
– High level attention to detail and superior problem-solving skills
– Satisfactory criminal background check and vulnerable sector screen (CPIC)
– Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required.
– Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle may be required.
– Willingness to occasionally work flexible hours
– Ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset.

THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de l’enfant is an incorporated, non-profit Children’s Treatment Centre made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, therapy assistants, early childhood educators, ABA Therapists and support staff. We provide inter-disciplinary pediatric rehabilitation, respite care, an on-site childcare program and resource support to community childcare centres in Sault Ste. Marie and throughout the District of Algoma. Using a family-centred, strengths-based approach, our experienced and dedicated professional staff provide a range of assessment, intervention and community-based services building on the child’s unique strengths, gifts and talents so that they and their families can truly THRIVE! Visit for more information.

If you are interested in joining an amazing team of professionals to creating a future of possibilities for children, submit your cover letter and resume to: recruiting @, referencing “Administrative professional” in the subject line. Application deadline is 4pm on Sept 23, 2022

Everyone is welcome — as an inclusive workplace, we are committed to creating positive and welcoming space within our organization, for our clients, families, volunteers, staff, and community partners.

All applications are appreciated; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. THRIVE Child Development Centre is an equal opportunity employer, and provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. THRIVE’s requirement that employees be fully vaccinated is subject to any accommodation obligations it may have under the Human Rights Code.

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