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The Commission is Hiring:

The PEI Human Rights Commission is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant. The initial contract will be for one year with the potential for long term employment. The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Commission Mediator/Intake Officer. Salary will be between $18 and $21 per hour (37.5 hours per week). 

The position is designed to provide office organization and support to all staff at the Commission. The Administrative Assistant will be the first point of contact for the Commission and will be required to learn human rights information in order to answer basic inquiries and identify when a matter should be referred to other staff. Case management and statistical gathering/reporting will be important duties in this position. If you are a self starter who wants to be part of a small team please send your resume to 
before 4pm on Monday, February 17, 2020.

“It is recognized in Prince Edward Island as a fundamental principle that all persons are equal in dignity and human rights without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnic or national origin, family status, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, political belief, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or source of income."
(Preamble, Human Rights Act)

The Prince Edward Island Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination in areas such as employment and services on the basis of certain personal characteristics or grounds (sex, race, disability...). Discrimination is the unequal, stereotypical or prejudicial treatment of persons.

The Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission is an independent body that administers and enforces the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Act. The Act establishes a complaint process for the investigation and adjudication of complaints. The Commission also develops programs of public information and education about human rights.



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