Providence Centre
Edmonton, AB

Providence Centre, built in 1965 by the Sisters of Providence, is primarily the home of the Sisters. It sits on a 25-acre property with beautiful grounds, a chapel, and an oratory to the Mary Mother of Sorrows. Within Providence Centre is a Nursing Care Unit licensed to provide supportive living services. Dietary, housekeeping, linen care and maintenance services are provided in-house. Providence Centre is committed to meeting the needs of tomorrow with vision, united in strength and in the belief that Providence will rise before the sun.

Providence Centre is looking for a Receptionist to perform general reception duties. The position is Full Time Evenings. Successful candidate will be reporting to the Administrator.

Job Availability: Immediately

Hours of Work: 6.25 hours per shift, evenings with possible rotating days and weekends, may work holidays

Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Operate paging/telephone, security, and intercom systems
  • Receive, screen, and direct all incoming calls to appropriate individual or department and take accurate messages if required
  • Greet and direct visitors to appropriate office and/or department
  • Monitor presence and location of visitors in the facility by issuing and collecting identification badges as visitors sign in/out
  • Receive, sort, and distribute mail and other correspondence
  • Operate office equipment and replenish supplies as needed
  • Receive inquiries and release information in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Maintain a current room and phone list of staff and residents as well as emergency phone numbers of on-call staff
  • Serve as communication centre for fire or other emergency situations according to guidelines established in the Emergency Response Plan
  • Perform maintenance on-call checks when working weekends and holidays according to guidelines established in on-call manual
  • Adhere to the principles of a safe and healthy workplace and to all safe work practices and procedures of Providence Centre

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Possess a positive attitude and the ability to deal respectfully and pleasantly with staff, sisters, family members, visitors, guests and the general public
  • Possess, as a minimum, a High School diploma
  • One year experience in a clerical position is an asset
  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite Programs such as Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be fluent in the English Language, written and verbal
  • Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector

Job Type: Full-time


  • receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Edmonton, AB (Preferred)