Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island – Receptionist in Ch’town, PE

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island


Receptionist (maternity leave)

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Aboriginal Justice/Office Manager the receptionist contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of MCPEI and supports the work of management and/or other staff. The position is for 6 months starting in January 2017 with a possibility of up to 1 year extension.



  • Greet visitors to the organization in a professional and friendly manner
  • Direct the general public to the appropriate staff member
  • Answer general phone inquiries in a professional and courteous manner
  • Re-direct calls as appropriate and take adequate messages when required
  • Respond to public inquiries with the accurate information
  • Date stamp and sort all incoming mail, faxes and deliveries for distribution
  • Prepare and send outgoing faxes, mail and packages
  • Maintain the front desk filing system and file all correspondence
  • Order office supplies
  • Perform other related duties as required



  • Minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent; combined with a minimum of one year experience working in an office environment;
  • Knowledge of PEI Aboriginal communities,
  • Knowledge of PEI Mi’kmaq culture and traditions;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have positive attitude and people skills.
  • Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates.

This is a contact position for 6 months starting in January 2017 with a possibility of up to 1 year extension. Location of work will be in Charlottetown. The deadline to apply for this position is December 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm.  For full job description, go to www.mcpei.ca. Please email your resume and cover letter to tbernard@mcpei.ca or mail to:

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI

Attn: Tabatha Bernard

200 Read Drive

Summerside, PE, C1N 5N7