Current Opportunities

Member Growth Analyst

We have embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to grow the Girl Guide membership, support our volunteers and create new efficiencies across the country. This is an excellent time to join one of Canada's most trusted youth serving charities. Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls"!

Do you have a love of big data and get excited at the prospect of diving into piles of it just waiting to be analyzed? Are you someone who loves tackling complex problems and challenges? Do you excel at creating dynamic presentations, dashboards, and reports to share and track data?

GGC is actively searching for a Member Growth Analyst.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading girl-driven organization in a role that is critical to the organization understanding and forecasting growth opportunities and measuring the success of a growth strategy.

This role reports to the Manager, Member Growth and Engagement and supports the Member Growth team in ensuring that the growth strategy is data driven in planning and evaluation of innovative and dynamic growth initiatives that will drive growth across the country. Most importantly, it contributes to a team that helps girls and women across the country to join an exciting movement that allows a girl to be everything she wants to be.

Target start date for this position will be January 2019.

The Member Growth Analyst will:

  • Work with the Member Growth team to measure, track and analyze GGC's membership numbers
  • Gather and analyze data from Statistics Canada and other demographic data or research sources to identify opportunities for new acquisitions across the country
  • Gather and analyze internal GGC data to identify areas for improvement for GGC's retention strategy
  • Gather, interpret and analyze data to prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Design and maintain ongoing reports and dashboards to monitor growth
  • Communicate data findings in visually engaging PowerPoint presentations
  • Create a forecast cycle and use it for agile planning
  • Actively work with the Marketing team to evaluate the effectiveness of acquisition marketing programs and monitor conversion rates of growth pilots
  • In collaboration with the Member Growth and Marketing teams, evaluate the conversion rates and effectiveness of acquisition campaigns
  • Provide input on data collection for GGC's member database and identify demographic data needs
  • Work with members of the IT team to design and run queries from a member database to gather and analyze internal data
  • Provide decision support and execution assistance for key projects and leadership initiatives
  • Work with the Member Services team to monitor trends in volunteerism for potential opportunities for growth
  • Work with the Strategy team to monitor trends impacting girls in Canada for potential opportunities for growth

You are the model candidate if:

  • You can effectively distill data into coherent analysis, insights and actionable recommendations in straight-forward and simple language
  • You are adept at the interpretation of complex data to develop business cases
  • You have exceptional data analysis and reporting skills
  • You are analytical and have strong critical thinking skills
  • You are a power user of PowerPoint, Excel and comfortable with the rest of the Microsoft Office suite
  • You have some experience of reporting on web and email analytics (e.g. Google Analytics, Omniture, Exact Target, Luminate) from both an implementation/tagging and reporting perspective
  • You have exceptional written and oral communication skills and a strong attention to detail
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fluid environment
  • Presentation to internal contacts, up to senior management levels. This will include: - Ability to identify and track key project milestones (base-lining critical path) - Proactive ability to anticipate project risks and issues and ensure adequate mitigation is put in place to ensure delivery is not compromised - Ability to take initiative, champion a small or medium scope project from conception through to implementation and evaluation
  • You have a passion for gathering and defining requirements for the Member Growth team's work
  • You are creative, curious and passionate about GGC's future
  • You are excited by the prospect of rolling up your sleeves and working to leverage the potential of over 76,000 girls and 20,000 volunteers to deliver on GGC's mission "to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls"
  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by November 19, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario 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. 

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

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

Senior Accountant, Budget and Reporting

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) empowers every girl to be everything she wants to be.

We have embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to grow the Girl Guide membership, support our volunteers and create new efficiencies across the country. This is an excellent time to join one of Canada's most trusted youth serving charities. Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls"!

We are currently seeking a dynamic, customer focused, Senior Accountant, Budget and Reporting who will be a key team player to shape, support, and guide budget preparation, analysis and reporting for various managers and directors. Budget and Reporting Analyst will include the management and coordination of all aspects of budget management including planning, compliance, variance analysis, and KPIs.

This position will remain open until filled.

Target start date for this position will be January 7, 2019.

Senior Accountant, Budget and Reporting will:

  • Assist the Senior Manager, Finance and Administrations (F&A) and Department Managers in developing the annual operating budget, project budgets, cost sharing and long term organizational budgets.
  • Monitor and analyze departmental budget reports; analyze monthly revenue and expense variances.
  • Prepare year-end projections and financial forecasts for future budget planning and year-over-year comparisons.
  • Lead collection of annual compliance reports and budget submission from nine provincial councils
  • Review and analyze provinces annual compliance reports; prepare working papers and of compliance report for Audit and Finance Compliance Subcommittee.
  • Analysis and review of annual provincial budgets; preparation of budget report for Audit and Finance Budget Subcommittee.
  • Prepare operational cash flow projections when required.
  • Work in collaboration with the Accounting Manager on managing the month-end accounting close including necessary adjusting journal entries.
  • Prepare complete and accurate monthly financial statements and commentary for the Senior Manager, F&A and Director, Corporate Services.
  • Perform financial variance analysis of actual performance against budget and projections.
  • Review budgets, budget narratives and budget modifications for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Ensure reporting compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain funder reports and proposals for fundraising activities.
  • Supports the annual financial audit by providing necessary documentation, analysis and reconciliations to the auditor.
  • Assist Senior Manager, F&A with the development of financial policies and procedures.

You should apply if:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years Budget and Reporting experience.
  • You have experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and with employees at all levels.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building skills.
  • You have strong problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • You have demonstrated computer software proficiency with MS Office; Office 365, advanced Excel (including V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.), Accpac/Sage 300 and other ERP systems.
  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • You are creative, curious and passionate about GGC's future

Assets

  • Professional accounting designation CPA, CGA, CMA.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario 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 our 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 People & Culture.

Safety & Risk Specialist

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) empowers every girl to be everything she wants to be. As a girl-driven organization, girls are given choice, voice and the scope to take action, all within a fun and friendship-based environment. 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. GGC is an organization with over 100 years of history and a strong and growing future.

GGC is actively searching for a Safety & Risk Specialist.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading girl-driven organization in a role that will enable girls to safely participate in activities and experiences that challenge and inspire them. We're seeking an individual who is passionate about facilitating safe environments for girls whether it's in a meeting with her friends, hiking in the wilderness or travelling the world.

The Safety & Risk Specialist will be the organizational lead on maintaining, overseeing and evaluating GGC's safety framework through which programs are delivered to girls. GGC is currently reassessing its approach to member safety. With the support of a Project Manager, the Safety and Risk Specialist must have the ability to redevelop and implement a new safety framework including:

  • Redevelopment and documentation of safety guidelines
  • Ensuring framework balances safety against risk
  • Assessment of GGC's current infrastructure that supports safety at the organization
  • Improving GGC's ability to deliver exceptional girl-driven experiences
  • Working with external experts to ensure alignment with current standards and best practices
  • Working with Diversity and Inclusivity Manager to ensure alignment with D&I strategy
  • Working with Business Process Analyst to improve processes and any related infrastructure
  • Working with Digital Transformation team to put in place technological solutions
  • Working with Program Delivery team on a roll-out, training, and implementation strategy
  • Developing a risk evaluation methodology in conjunction with evaluation and research staff
  • Working with communications team on a roll-out and implementation plan as well as supporting a Crisis Communication plan

Ongoing, the Safety & Risk Specialist will oversee the safety framework, execute the evaluation of the framework, occasionally attend GGC events such as camps, unit meetings or other large-scale events, monitor best practices in risk management and activity safety, and other tasks related to maintaining GGC's safety program.

The model candidate will have experience in safety and risk, particularly in the context of youth development,

special education, outdoor education, community development, and/or adventure education. S/he should be knowledgeable and experienced on all current safety regulations and standards and have specific experience relating to safety and risk assessment around camping, outdoor activities, water and boating, activities and international travel. The candidate should also have experience working with participants from diverse backgrounds and/or with special needs and maintains First Aid, CPR, and AED trainer status. The role also requires travel to various locations across the country and work on the occasional evening or weekend.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

This position will remain open until filled.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People and Culture
Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario 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. 

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. 

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