Current Opportunities

Communications Specialist (one-year contract)

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. In Guiding, girls from 5-17 meet with girls their own age in a safe, inclusive space to explore what matters to them. GGC is where girls take the lead, put their ideas into action and jump into awesome activities – all with the support of volunteer Guiders who are committed to positively impacting their lives. We strive to ensure that girls and women from all walks of life, identities and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can fully participate.

CGC-GduC is actively searching for a Communications Specialist (one-year contract).
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

Girl Guides is looking for a strategic and creative communications professional skilled at developing compelling content and communications plans to engage our target audiences and inspire them to take action.  

As Communications Specialist, you will play a key role on a dynamic Marketing and Communications team that brings to life the programs and initiatives of our internal clients, all aimed at reaching parents, girls, volunteers and external stakeholders however and wherever they get their information about Girl Guides of Canada.  

In this role, you will: 

  • Collaborate with internal GGC departments to develop and execute internal/external communications plans and tactics to ensure project deliverables and communications needs for key initiatives and audiences are met.    
  • Provide guidance to staff and volunteers on communications best practices, and GGC’s brand standards and style guidelines.   
  • Create, write and edit a wide range of communications material including key messages, organizational and promotional emails, reports, PowerPoint presentations, briefing notes, and for a variety of channels (web, social, email, documents). 
  • Ensure GGC’s brand standards, tone and voice are accurately represented in internal and external communications.  
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications team members to ensure a positive outcome to communications projects/campaigns and consistent key messages – with the goal of delivering world class communications assets. 
  • Support with media relations as required.    
  • Apply organizational policies regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity to processes, communications and customer service.

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field. 
  • Outstanding writing skills, with the ability to transform information for different audiences into clear, engaging content across a variety of communications tools and channels (e.g., print, web, social, video script, presentations, key messages, etc.).  
  • Exceptional ability to engage with a variety of teams and to translate requests into a multi-faceted communication offering.  
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic communications plans and tactics across different audiences.  
  • Ability to explain communications strategy, tactics and best practices to internal clients and collaborate to achieve positive outcomes. 
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a degree of comfort to change in projects and priorities. 
  • Adept at working collaboratively across a range of teams, including the ability to work with colleagues in remote offices.  
  • Excellent time management skills and can work independently, managing multiple projects with different stakeholders. 

Assets:

  • Experience working in a non-profit or volunteer environment. 
  • French language skills/fluency (and any other language spoken in Canada). 

Does this sound like you? Then apply today!
This position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Send your cover letter and resume (as one file) to:
Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner, Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
Email HR@girlguides.ca

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

GGC-GduC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Program Coordinator (17-month contract)

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC-GduC), a national membership-based organization, empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. Our mission is to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls. Together, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

GGC is actively searching for a Program Coordinator.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About this Opportunity
Are you passionate about girls empowering girls to create a better world? Are you passionate about curating and coordinating programming that is inclusive, relevant and FUN?!  Are you able to collaborate authentically with girls, members and partners? Do you have strong digital literacy skills to support program coordination online? Are you interested in amplifying the fun and impact of GGCs national programming content? Then this is the opportunity for you! 

Girl Guides of Canada is seeking a Program Coordinator who will improve GGC’s current program with a focus on curating and editing existing program content and providing online support to meet member needs. 

Reporting to the National Program Manager, you will coordinate, adapt and upload engaging, fun activities to the nationwide activity platform and website. You will be our go-to for interfacing with volunteers online on all things program-related, as well as finding opportunities to fill gaps by editing and writing activities through community engagement and personal experience.  You are an excellent writer and editor who loves the challenge of balancing an organized approach to non-formal education that is ultimately delivered by volunteers, with a passion for creative thinking. 

The successful candidate will engage with members and partners to ensure that their work captures contemporary and fun Girl Guide experiences. This person is organized, detail-focused and possesses a keen interest in being a catalyst for girls empowering girls! 

You are an ideal candidate if you have: 

  • Completion of a post-secondary education in Education, Social Work, Social Justice, or a related field, or a combination of relevant education, training and experience. 
  • Proven experience with non-formal education, including the development of program activities for young people, preference given to intersectional gender-based programming. 
  • Experience working with digital asset management tools, demonstrating a willingness to learn. 
  • Experience in a capacity where you supported program or event coordination with at least 3 years working in a professional setting. 
  • Experience working with external partner organizations and/or communities. 
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail.  
  • Self-driven with ability to work both independently and as part of a national team.  
  • Experience working with girls and young women with diverse lived experiences. 
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a high degree of comfort with change.  
  • A deep understanding of issues relating to anti-racism and diversity, equity and inclusion, and an openness to supporting people and communities towards meaningful, positive change. 
  • Applying organizational policies regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity to processes, communications and customer service.

   
Assets include:

  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.   
  • Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit sector. 
  • Fluency or familiarity with a second language spoken in Canada such as French, Arabic, Swahili, Spanish, Hindi or any of the 70+ languages spoken by First Nations, Metis or Inuit communities.

If this sounds like a job tailor-made for you, apply today!  
Send your cover letter and resume (as one file) to:
Leeanne Federico – Employee Experience Specialist, E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

This position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

GGC-GduC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Property Caretaker (two part time positions), Sechelt, British Columbia

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC-GduC), a national membership-based organization, empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. Our mission is to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls. Together, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

GGC is actively searching for two (2) part-time Property Caretakers.

About this Opportunity
Camp Olave on the Sunshine Coast has two (2) part-time year-round caretaker positions available at .25 and .75 FTE. A live-in arrangement could be provided for the .75 FTE for up to one-year.

Overview
In this role you will maintain all areas at camp (buildings, sites, and common areas) in a safe, clean and neat order which includes but is not limited to building management, outdoor maintenance, water testing, reviewing bookings to ensure camp readiness for rental groups, communicating effectively with rental groups including providing safety and clean up information, provide assistance to rental groups for the duration of their stay, and supervising and supporting summer camp staff onsite.

Applicants must have knowledge of property management principles, ability to deal with or identify how to deal with common problems related to plumbing, electrical, septic systems, appliances, motors, etc., excellent interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, physically able to perform a variety of general maintenance and repair work. Experience in any of the major trades would be an asset. There is an assumption of an on-call requirement.

Previous experience working in a camp or resort, and AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate are preferred.

Expected start date: Spring 2021.

Schedule: Up to 40 hours per week split between two part-time positions to include holidays and weekends.

Please submit a letter of interest and your resume by March 29, 2021 to Leisa McKenzie, Employee Experience Business Partner HR@girlguides.ca . A detailed job description will be provided to any candidates short-listed for an interview.

GGC-GduC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Analyst

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC-GduC), a national membership-based organization, empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. Our mission is to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls. Together, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

As GGC moves into a new era of financial management across the country we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work.

GGC is actively looking for an Analyst.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About this Opportunity
GGC is seeking a new team member to manage and reconcile large volumes of data, prepare weekly cashflow analysis, ad hoc analytics, prepare, develop and/or maintain process documentation, internal controls, charitable receipts and ensure consistency between G/L and multiple source systems for charitable contributions, membership, and fundraising.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and reconciling large volumes of data, specifically memberships, fundraising campaigns, and expenses.
  • Preparing weekly cash flow analysis.
  • In collaboration with the General Accountant, prepare ad hoc analytics and reporting as requested.
  • Preparing and maintaining process documentation, including the development of internal controls.
  • Preparing charitable receipts for income tax purposes, ensuring consistency between G/L and donor systems for charitable contributions.
  • Applying organizational policies regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity to processes, communications and customer service.

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting or in a related specialization, and are working toward an accounting/finance designation.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an analyst role.
  • Demonstrated experience working with large volumes of data and managing change control documentation.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency and data gathering skills.
  • Proven productivity and collaboration computer skills including Office 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams) and proven experience with MS Access.
  • Proficiency in SAGE accounting software.
  • Experience writing Crystal Reports or SQL queries.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both challenges and findings to financial and non-financial audience.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Superb time-management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills – both oral and written.
  • A customer service focus and you embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • Familiarity with Girl Guides of Canada and experience in the not-for-profit sector is an asset.
If this sounds like a job tailor-made for you, apply today!

Send your cover letter and resume (as one file) by to: Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner, E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

This position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

GGC-GduC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

General Accountant

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC-GduC), a national membership-based organization, empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. Our mission is to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls. Together, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

As GGC moves into a new era of financial management across the country we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work. If you are someone whose accounting expertise results in accurate financial planning and regulatory compliance, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Finance Team.

GGC is actively looking for a General Accountant.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About this Opportunity
GGC is seeking a new team member to take on responsibilities for certain month end accrual entries, be the secondary / back-up resource for indirect taxes, prepare annual charity returns (T3010), participate in discontinuation of certain charitable registration identifiers and together with the analyst, prepare ad hoc analytics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing month end accrual entries as applicable, including fixed assets, prepaids, investments and membership revenue.
  • Preparation of annual charity returns (T3010) nationally (currently 15 filings).
  • Acting as secondary and back-up resource for indirect taxes.
  • Preparing ad hoc analytics in collaboration with the Analyst.
  • Participating in discontinuation of certain charitable registration program identifiers.
  • Applying organizational policies regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity to processes, communications and customer service.

You are the Ideal Candidate if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or in a related specialization.
  • Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA or equivalent) or working towards a designation is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting/finance, preferably in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Proven productivity and collaboration computer skills including Office 365 - Word, Excel (Advanced), Power Point, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams.
  • Proficiency in SAGE accounting software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both challenges and findings.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Superb time-management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills – both oral and written.
  • A customer service focus and you embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.

If this sounds like a job tailor-made for you, apply today!  

Send your cover letter and resume (as one file) to: Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner, E-mail HR@girlguides.ca
This position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

GGC-GduC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

General Ledger System Administrator

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC-GduC), a national membership-based organization, empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. Our mission is to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls. Together with our dedicated volunteers, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

As GGC moves into a new era of financial management across the country we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work. If you are someone whose accounting expertise results in accurate financial planning and regulatory compliance, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Finance Team.

GGC is actively looking for a General Ledger System Administrator.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About this Opportunity
GGC is seeking a new team member for a combination of general ledger maintenance and large reconciliations. General ledger maintenance includes receiving, reviewing, and implementing client requests for general ledger changes, and adding new accounts or modifying reporting hierarchies. Periodically, this role will also be expected to handle large volumes of data and complete detailed reconciliations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing requests for new accounts or hierarchical changes for validity, reasonableness, and policy compliance.
  • Within the constraints of the existing chart of accounts, identify opportunities to improve G/L efficiencies.
  • Ensuring report parameters are updated to reflect all changes.
  • Managing changes in a controlled and predictable manner, including appropriate review and testing pre- and post-implementation.
  • Completing detailed reconciliations for membership registration and fundraising campaigns.
  • Maintain appropriate recordkeeping for audit trails.
  • Gathering supporting documentation and performing recordkeeping.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory requirements and best practices in accounting.
  • Applying organizational policies regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity to processes, communications, and customer service.

You are the Ideal Candidate if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting or in a related specialization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in general ledger accounting, reconciliations, and audit trails.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Proficiency in SAGE accounting software, Financial Reporter, and SAGE Intelligence.
  • Experience writing Crystal Reports or SQL queries.
  • Experience with database queries such as MS Access.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Superb time-management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills – both oral and written.
  • A customer service focus and you embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • Familiarity with Girl Guides of Canada, experience in the not-for-profit sector or working in a volunteer/member-based organization are assets.

If this sounds like a job tailor-made for you, apply today!  

Send your cover letter and resume (as one file) by to: Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner, E-mail HR@girlguides.ca.

This position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

GGC-GduC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Manager, Reporting and Analysis

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC-GduC), a national membership-based organization, empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. Our mission is to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls. Together, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

GGC-GduC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, results oriented Manager, Reporting & Analysis to build a team and related processes to provide organization wide reporting and analysis.

*Location – Toronto (Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19)

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager, Reporting and Analysis will be responsible for external financial reporting, management reporting, maintaining the G/L architecture, and completing timely reconciliations between the various source systems. This role will have a close collaboration with other finance teams including accounting and unit banking.

Responsibilities include:

Leadership

  • Managing and mentoring the development of the team (3-5) around a culture that is accountable and decisive with a strong customer focus.
  • Empowering and motivating the team to undertake their designated responsibilities.
  • Applying organizational policies regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity to processes, communications, and customer service.

Reporting and Analysis

  • Building and/or modifying processes to support existing or new reporting and analysis processes that maximize operation efficiencies across the country.
  • Leading / overseeing the development of new reports in a Sage 300 environment.
  • Ensuring the timely preparation of all required reporting and analysis information and presentations required for meeting, disclosures, etc.

Investments and Cash Management

  • Management of investment portfolio in accordance with appropriate direction.
  • Preparation of weekly cashflow analysis.
  • Development of cash management policies and procedures for cross country operations.

Audit & Controls

  • Providing advice on internal control issues and recommending and implementing reporting enhancements.
  • Assisting with documentation and implementation of accounting policies and internal controls, establishing best practices for the reporting and analysis team.
  • Overseeing the preparation of working papers and analysis to support quarterly reviews and annual audits by external auditors.
  • Coordinating internal audits.

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience building / leading a finance team.
  • A professional accounting designation such as CPA.
  • Post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP requirements specific to the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience managing and motivating a diverse team of accounting staff to achieve optimum performance.
  • Demonstrated experience with management reporting, ability to communicate financial information to a non-financial audience.
  • Experience preparing external financial statements, maintaining audit trail and preparation of audit working papers.
  • Experience building organization wide reporting and analysis processes.
  • Demonstrated experience with business case analysis.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated computer software proficiency with MS Office; Office 365; advanced Excel.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellentcommunication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Working knowledge of Sage is an asset.
  • Working experience with a Non-Profit organization is an asset.
  • Customer service focus and you embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.

If this sounds like a job tailor-made for you, apply today! 
Send your cover letter and resume (as one file) to: Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner - E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

This position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.
Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

GGC-GduCis committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value a recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free, and we encourage applications from people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity seeking groups.

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 People & Culture at HR@girlguides.ca
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.