Medical Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

  • CompanySalthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre
  • Job TypeAdministration
  • Education / CredentialsBetween the ages of 18-30 (to meet requirements of Canada Summer Jobs program)
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline05/11/2024

Job Description

Medical Receptionist/Administrative Assistant – Animal

Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre in Strathroy, ON
Temporary, Seasonal, Full-time

Job type

  • Temporary
  • Seasonal
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends as needed
  • Rotating shift
  • Holidays


Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre in Strathroy, ON

Full job description

Are you passionate about wildlife? Looking to learn all about Ontario’s native wildlife and how to help the public with wild encounters? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment?

Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Centre is hiring for our administrative assistant team! This is a seasonal full-time role beginning April 29th until September 1st.

Job description:

  • Working full-time hours on a rotating schedule; days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Forward facing with the public, answering phone calls and emails, guiding them through the process of wildlife encounters
  • Learning how to handle a variety of situations with wildlife including learning their natural biology and histories
  • Setting up admission appointments
  • Assisting in the clinic as needed
  • Maintaining our database by inputting records into a specialized software program
  • Other administrative tasks as required

What can you expect to gain from this experience?

  • Working as a part of a close knit team
  • Meeting a large community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about wildlife
  • How to navigate difficult situations
  • Exceptional growth and development of communication skills
  • Immeasurable amount of knowledge gained about Ontario’s native wildlife
  • The opportunity for growth within the organization


  • Positive, high-energy, friendly
  • Between the ages of 18-30 (to meet requirements of Canada Summer Jobs program)
  • Capable of working independently as well as conscientiously as a part of a team
  • Comfortable dealing with the public over multiple communication platforms
  • Priority will be given to those who have completed or are currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in a related field

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to and include “Administrative Assistant” in subject line by end of day March 25th.

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal
Contract length: 4 months


  • Secondary School (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2024-03-25
Expected start date: 2024-04-29