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Summer Student – Client Services Assistant (Part time) -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED-



Spark Centre is a non-profit organization that provides free advisory services to early stage or growing innovation and technology companies in Durham Region and Northumberland County. Executive coaching, functional advisory, co-location, incubation and day-to-day operational support are just a few of the free services available. To learn more about Spark Centre, please visit: www.sparkcentre.org



You are a team player, driven, and detail-oriented. You love working in a fast-paced environment and are comfortable in an open concept co-working work setting.  Working with the Client Services team, the Client Services Assistant is responsible for document management projects, invoice management, and assisting in other projects focused on clients.



  • Understanding the business life of an entrepreneur
  • Start up Business Life Cycle
  • Business launch and operations
  • Regional Innovation Centre operations
  • Computer skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Project Management skills



  • Assist in organizing and executing workshops and events
  • Support clients as necessary
  • Organize monthly client network meetings
  • Office supply management
  • Projects as assigned




  • First, second, third year Post Secondary student in technology or business program
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively
  • High degree of initiative, organization and time management skills with strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, flexible, and self-motivated
  • Ability to grasp tasks quickly, a willingness to learn and take initiatives when necessary
  • Highly developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once


Compensation: Hourly Rate: $15 per hour

Required hours per week: 30-40

Duration: June 12, 2017 to August 25, 2017

Reports to:  Operations Analyst


Please send resume and cover letter to Michelle Shurland-Jadoo at mshurlandjadoo@sparkcentre.org by Friday June 09th, 2017