Administration Assistant

Date: 5 Jul 2024

Location: Western Australia, AU

Company: The Smith Family

  • Make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Temporary part-time position (offering 3 days per week until June 2025)
  • Based in Perth CBD, WA

The Smith Family is a children’s education charity that helps young Australians experiencing disadvantage to create better futures for themselves through harnessing the power of education. 


We are seeking an experienced Administration Assistant to join our organisation. Reporting to the Office Manager, WA and working alongside dedicated, energised, and passionate team members, this role will provide support to the Office Manager, and broad administration support to the WA team (across sites). This position will include special projects and events to support teams in community offices and in State Office.
About our role

You will be responsible for:


  • Provide general coordination and reception assistance for the State Office.
  • Troubleshoot IT issues in the State Office and effectively manage subsequent disruptions.
  • Provide administrative support to the wider WA team.
  • Coordinate onboarding and offboarding processes.
  • Assist with work health and safety processes and requirements.


About you

  As well as passion for community, you will bring the following: 


  • Demonstrated experience of working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically to solve problems. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • A flexible and willing attitude to follow instruction and undertake new challenges.
  • Demonstrated experience in reception and administration.
  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft suite of programs and IT troubleshooting skills. 
  • Have or willing to obtain an employee Working With Children's Check

About our culture  

The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.
If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description here.

For any other information, please contact Pamela Elsmore at 

Closing date: 19 July 2024
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.