Office Manager

About You 

  • You are an experienced administrative professional
  • Enjoy a busy environment
  • Experience in the helping field


About Us 

Located in Chester, we are Nova Scotia’s first and only one-stop all-inclusive residential, vocational and therapeutic service provider for adults with intellectual disabilities. Our participants are the reason we are here and they have come from across Nova Scotia and beyond to access our services.

We are committed to empowering special needs individuals, providing opportunities to experience faith, self-respect, love one for another, dignity, integrity, productivity, and responsible community living.

We use an individualized approach for each participant, and are known for our great support for participants and staff alike.
We are a registered charitable organization, employing over 70 people in full and part-time positions.

“I can’t imagine having worked any where else.” – Judy, employee since 1975

“I always knew that I wanted to work at Bonny Lea Farm.” – Racheal, employee since 2016


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support staff scheduling
  • Payroll data management & tracking of leave credits
  • Clerical responsibilities
  • Financial records management
  • Reception
  • Effectively communicate with Participants, co-workers, supervisors
  • Work as part of a team


Work Environment

  • Requires weekday work during normal business hours
  • Office environment
  • 70 hours bi-weekly
  • May experience crisis situations, which place the safety and well-being of our staff and participants in jeopardy

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Possess a relevant post secondary diploma/certificate
  • Creative problem solver
  • Previous scheduling experience in the unionized health care sector (an asset)
  • Developed spreadsheet & Word Processing Skills
  • Experience (an asset) working with or supporting people living with physical and/or intellectual disability
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Suitable Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Driver’s licence & satisfactory driver’s abstract
  • Willingness to achieve first aid within 6 months of hire


We offer our employees:

competitive compensation rates
comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, EAP and RRSP matching)
generous paid vacation time and paid sick time
opportunities to learn and grow your skills

Job Type: Part-time (70 hours/bi-weekly)

Salary: $37 000/year

Expiry: 4pm, July 4, 2018

Join us!

We are interested in hearing from people interested in joining our team! Submit your resume and cover letter to us for consideration for available positions. Be sure to tell us why you want to be a part of Bonny Lea Farm.

Submit your current resume and cover letter to:

Joanne DeLong, Financial/HR Coordinator