Are you a student looking for a challenging and rewarding position?  Cumberland Hospice has an opening for an Office Assistant. If you are a student enrolled in High School, University or Community College and are interested, please email your resume to

Closing Date: Friday, June 18, 2021 @ 9:00PM

Office Assistant

Reports To

The Office Assistant will report to the Hospice Coordinator

Job Overview

The Office Assistant role is a multi-functional role. Working closely with the Hospice Coordinator the Office Assistant will be responsible to support the Hospice Coordinator in working on projects which support the strategic priorities of Cumberland Hospice. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Research assigned topics
  • Collect and compile information  and present to Coordinator 
  • Create brochures, pamphlets, booklets and kits (electronic and paper-based)
  • Identify websites and data streams to follow 
  • Operate office machinery – printers, copiers, scanners
  • Assist office volunteers in customer service as need arises 


  • Student – Attending or enrolled in University, Community College or High School 
  • Enrolled in a public relations or marketing program would be an asset
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems and programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and various programs designed for poster and brochure making 
  • Ability to follow directions and take initiative with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Resourceful, organized and efficient 
  • Reliable and professional with good attendance