*NEW* GGC Career Opportunities

Director, Corporate Services

Never has there been a more exciting time to join Girl Guides of Canada (GGC)! Under the direction of a passionate and inspirational CEO, the organization is embarking on a dramatic revitalization. As Director, Corporate Services, this is your opportunity to partner with her to ensure that the fundamental building blocks of the organization are high performing, agile and focused on delivering excellent customer service in support of our staff and 20,000 volunteers as they provide amazing programs to 74,000 girls across the country.  

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada is the leading member organization for girls encouraging personal development and leadership. Through challenging and stimulating opportunities we fulfill our Mission to enable girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous, and to make a difference in the world.

In this multi-faceted role, the Director, Corporate Services will provide overall leadership, expertise and support to a range of operational business support functions to ensure a robust organizational infrastructure – oversee and direct the consolidation of national Financial Management; work with external vendors in the implementation of new systems to strengthen IT support, enable Marketing, Communications and Strategic Partnerships as it builds the brand and awareness; and drive the maintenance and diversification of our Revenue Generation activities to ensure GGC has the capacity to deliver on its’ ambitious goals.

You are a seasoned operational leader and team player, who is relied upon to get things done by implementing best practices and finding efficiencies. Known for your ability to coach and lead teams with diverse levels of expertise to deliver exceptional service to the organization, you have collaborated with senior leadership teams to drive innovation and facilitate change.

You are invited to forward your resume to ducharmegroup@sympatico.ca or to inquire on a confidential basis, please call Lynda Ducharme 416-481-7221. Application deadline is May 14, 2017 but we encourage early submissions as our evaluation process is ongoing. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly.

Upon request, Girl Guides of CanadaGuides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process.


Coordinator, Cookie Logistics

Maternity Leave Contract Position to June 1, 2018

Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada is the leading member organization for girls encouraging personal development and leadership. Through challenging and stimulating opportunities we fulfill our Mission to enable girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous, and to make a difference in the world.

As Coordinator, Cookie Logistics you will coordinate and administer all facets of supply logistics for the national Girl Guide cookie programme, including, delivery planning and customer service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reconcile individual cookie orders between website vs. signed orders.
  • Send approved actual campaign orders to the manufacturer in an agreed format to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate delivery schedules between Provincial representatives and manufacturer personnel.
  • Complete financial reconciliation and provide support to Finance department in the creation of final invoices to Provinces.
  • Generate regular reports of cookie ordering patterns.
  • Provide regular status updates on all projects to the Business Manager, Girl Guide Cookies.

Qualifications Required

  • A Degree/Diploma in the fields of Business, Sales, Marketing, Logistics or related areas.
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in a logistics or project coordination role.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Skilled users of MS Office 2010 – strong MS Excel skills are a must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated critical analysis skills, problem solving skills; ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines while paying strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

Assets

  • Experience with/understanding of the dynamics of staff/volunteer working relations.
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.
  • French language skills/fluency.

Submit resume and salary requirements by May 11, 2017 to:

Elena Toomey- Manager, Human Resources
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, ON M4S 1A3
E-Mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means GGC’s culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to Human Resources at HR@girlguides.ca


Research Analyst, Real Property

Contract Position to December 22, 2017

Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada is the leading member organization for girls encouraging personal development and leadership. Through challenging and stimulating opportunities we fulfill our Mission to enable girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous, and to make a difference in the world.

As Research Analyst, Real Property you will identify, develop, recommend and implement systems under which GGC’s property metrics can be captured and updated on an ongoing basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct an initial review of existing property metrics, analyse information supplied and ascertain the best system under which to capture property metrics on an ongoing-basis.
  • Develop the metrics on which to measure properties held by Girl Guides of Canada.
  • Identify, recommend and implement a system under which GGC’s property metrics can be captured and updated on an ongoing basis.
  • Attain and compile accurate property metrics, such as names of lessors and lessee, usage of property, location, etc. Determine how to obtain missing information.
  • Review deed documents and leases to determine property uses and use restrictions.
  • Develop profiles of each property and synthesize conclusions on continued viability of each property for decision making purposes.
  • In collaboration with staff and volunteers in Provincial offices across Canada, ensure there is a complete inventory of all GGC properties nationally; expedite the work flow and initiate action and follow-up action as appropriate.
  • Research legislation/regulations as they pertain to property held by GGC and related topics; provide reports as required. Identify further data that may be required, and ascertain best means to obtain additional information.
  • Identify properties where there may be non-compliance with existing federal, provincial or local regulations, including but not limited to adherence to building codes, fire regulations and insurance coverage.
  • Recommend a set of evaluation tools for the Board of Directors to use to make informed decisions on real property divestments and acquisitions.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and designation in real estate or equivalent experience in commercial real estate.
  • Knowledge and related experience in commercial real estate matters including ownership and leasing of rural camp properties and administrative office facilities.
  • Advanced computer skills, including database management and MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to exercise critical, analytical, problem solving and decision focused skills.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively via teleconference, email and social media.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

Assets

  • Experience with/understanding of the dynamics of staff/volunteer working relations.
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.
  • French language skills/fluency.

Submit resume and salary requirements by May 11, 2017 to:

Elena Toomey- Manager, Human Resources
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, ON M4S 1A3
E-Mail HR@girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means GGC’s culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to Human Resources at HR@girlguides.ca