We’re hiring an Administrative Coordinator – Operations Team!

About the organization:

Luke’s Place is an award-winning centre of excellence in family law support for women who have been subjected to intimate partner violence. We provide legal support services and summary legal services to hundreds of women and their children across Ontario every year and share our expertise with thousands of service providers.

Luke’s Place conducts research to understand the impact of legal and related systems and processes on women’s lives. We engage in advocacy to share these findings and improve these systems and processes. Luke’s Place envisions a family law system that promotes healthy safe families, living free from abuse, and the threat of abuse. 

We value our staff:

Working at Luke’s Place means that you will enjoy a collaborative and dynamic work environment. We provide you with work that is engaging and impactful while promoting the health and wellness of our team. We also provide:

  • A Health Care spending account
  • Opportunities to be mentored by cross functional teams focussing on learning and training methodologies and platforms
  • Work Life Balance
  • Salary range $50,000 – $53,000 based on qualifications and experience 
  • Competitive vacation allowance

Position Overview:

Luke’s Place is seeking a full-time collaborative Administrative Coordinator, with a minimum of 5 years of experience, to provide confidential support to the organization. We are looking for someone who is an experienced administrative professional who can quickly take ownership of the role and be effective with minimal supervision. You will be part of a small and skilled team of administrators who are collaborative and cooperative. You must be computer savvy especially with excel. This position requires an on-site presence at our Oshawa office at a minimum of 4 days a week.

You will succeed at Luke’s Place if you are:

An Excellent Communicator – you bring with you the ability to quickly build professional rapport with leadership and external partners. Your verbal style must be confident, courteous, and clear to support program coordination with ease.
Exceptionally Detailed – you bring impeccable attention to detail to every aspect of your work, from event planning to documentation maintenance and recording concise meeting minutes. Your attention to detail is truly second-to-none.
Independent – you are self-motivated, organized, and manage your time well. As a key go-to person in the organization you must be able to fluidly navigate multiple priorities and deadlines in a multidisciplinary team.


  • Support program delivery, including appointment and workshop coordination, database management, and transportation arrangements
  • Coordinate all aspects of organizing team meetings and events, including venue bookings, invitations, catering, preparation and distribution of meeting materials, and recording minutes
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of training sessions
  • Assist in the collection of program and service delivery data and statistics
  • Maintains accurate documentation
  • Fulfill orders of Luke’s Place proprietary workbooks and materials
  • Shared front desk coverage
  • Carry out general office duties (e.g. photocopying/scanning, scheduling, data entry, and file/server maintenance, monitor office supplies)
  • Support for workplace technology issues and/or facility issues

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in office administration, or related/equivalent education
  • Minimum 5 years’ demonstrated experience in performing administrative duties
  • Superior organizational and time management capabilities; ability to multitask, prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including recording concise minutes; impeccable attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Solid working knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency in MS Office, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, Survey Monkey, and Zoom; comfortable using audio/visual technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of intimate partner violence
  • Sound knowledge and commitment to a feminist, trauma-informed, gender-based, and intersectional analysis framework, and anti-oppression values
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) 

Our Guiding Principles:

These are the core values that we operate under and the base expectations we all hold each other accountable to. They give some context to how we work independently as well as together.

  • Women and their children have the right to be safe and family law should promote and provide this safety
  • Addressing violence against women requires an intersectional feminist approach
  • Women’s stories of their lived experience shape and direct our work
  • Violence against women is a global social reality. Ending it is a global social responsibility
  • Our direct service work grounds our knowledge mobilization work and our systemic advocacy


Luke’s Place, in accordance with its gender responsive anti-oppressive framework, welcomes and encourages applications from women, especially within equity-seeking groups. We use the term women to include all self-identified women including two-spirited, non-binary, cisgender, or transgender women.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, so we strongly encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every single qualification outlined but read this posting with excitement.

Priority will be given to candidates with experience related to Violence Against Women.

How to apply:

Please submit your letter of interest and resume to Holly Davis, Operations Manager, at careers@lukesplace.ca. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

At Luke’s Place we are committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment.  In accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Right Code, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs throughout all stages of the selection process. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform the representative from Luke’s Place of any accommodations you may require to ensure your equal participation.

We look forward to hearing from you!