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1034 - Administrative Assistant
Position Address:
287 Glidden Road, Unit 4, Brampton, ON L6W 1H9 (Kennedy & Glidden)


For over 27 years, the Knights Table has served the needs of people dealing with issues of poverty and homelessness in Peel region. Driven by client needs, Knights Table is supported by a staff of 10 along with over 3,200 volunteers who are committed to assisting people who come through our doors. The staff and volunteers assist the clients regardless of colour, culture, religion, economic status, gender, sexual orientation, or social condition. We are supported by various levels of government, businesses, charitable foundations, groups, churches and individuals. Their assistance makes it possible for our doors to remain open 365 days a year to serve over 79,000 meals annually.The existence and vitality of our organization would not be possible without a great team of volunteers. Join us and make a direct impact within your community, helping the less fortunate, the disadvantaged, and residents in need. The role of Administrative Assistant is a key volunteering position, enabling the Knights Table to run its operations (outreach), notably our OFFICE, efficiently, effectively, so that we may maximize our impact and benefit to our clients.


Your volunteering contribution in the role of  Administrative Assistant will typically include:

  • Answering phones, providing customer service and taking messages for staff
  • Sort mail/email, receive deliveries
  • Input daily statistics in our databases
  • Data entry
  • Filing sign-in sheets and other public domain documents
  • Other miscellaneous office tasks

Thank You for your interest in volunteering at the Knights TableTo APPLY: 1. Click on the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to submit your name and contact information to us, confidentially 2. Follow through by: > Scheduling an interview by telephoning the Knights Table: 905-454-8725 > For your interview at the Knights Table facility (see 'Map', below), be sure to bring along a completed VOLUNTEER APPLICATION your most recent resume, and 3 references. When you click on 'Apply Now!', you will have immediate access to the forms required for the interview.

After you have submitted your name/contact information, please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' folders and leave space on your voicemail for communications from the Knights Table.


  • Take on a key role in a high-profile community service organization
  • Use/enhance your organizational and people skills, and refine your 'office administration' and 'customer service' excellence
  • Excellent opportunity to 'network' with like-minded volunteers, staff, and Knights Table stakeholders
  • As you volunteer, develop an understanding of the needs of the disadvantaged and less fortunate in your community
  • Secondary school students can earn their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement
  • Personal satisfaction that your volunteering will make a direct impact upon the health and well being of residents in your community


  • Passion for helping others by volunteering
  • Friendly, engaging with members of the public, plus collaborative with co-volunteers, staff
  • Commitment to learn about the Knights Table, its food bank operations and associated outreaches
  • Ready and able to volunteer for AT LEAST 3 MONTHS, preferably longer
  • Prepared to adhere to an agreed weekly schedule
  • Prior 'office administration' experience is an asset
  • Familiar with computer applications and software that relate to 'office administration' (incl. data entry/storage, email, word processing)
  • Capable of performing delegated tasks in a timely fashion
  • Respect for health and safety procedures

PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers will be required to fill out an APPLICATION prior to scheduling an interview (see DESCRIPTION, above)

Min Age: 16   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Short Term (3 months or less) commitment
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon

A minimum 3 month commitment is required for this role. Specific scheduling will be worked out as part of the volunteer screening process.


1. Orientation about the Knights Table 2. Training for this 'role', ongoing support, with emphasis on COVID-19 health and safety

*** Upon submitting an application, volunteers will go through a short interview.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Office Administration, Customer Service, Food Services, Information & Referral Services, Senior Support
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults

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