Current Opportunities

Editor, Girls First (part-time contract)

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

Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls"!

GGC is seeking an EDITOR on a contract basis to provide specific editorial and writing support during the development of Girls First, our new and dynamic non-formal programming for girls.  Our programs support Girls in five branches: Sparks age 5-6, Brownies age 7-9, Guides age 9 -11, Pathfinders age 12-14, Rangers age 15-17. Programming is delivered by women, ages 18+.  If you are a creative and critical thinker, an excellent editor, and passionate about providing empowering programming to Girls, then we look forward to hearing from you!  This is a part-time contract position during July and August 2018, expected to take approximately 120 hours, with potential for additional hours.

The Editor will:

  • Edit, proofread and edit all programming copy, including support materials, training materials, online materials, resource guides, adhering to established Girls First style guide
  • Follow the Girls First/programming style guide that supports the overall GGC style guide and ensure compliance across all Member Experience materials
  • Rewrite content, as needed, for clarity and consistency
  • Ensure consistency of style and accuracy of all content, fact checking as needed
  • Consult with team regarding all editorial-related questions

You should apply if:

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • 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 20,000 volunteers to deliver on GGC's mission "to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls"
  • You have a degree in English, Communications, Journalism or equivalent post-secondary education
  • You have a minimum of four years' experience editing, copyediting and writing
  • You have experience editing in a children's/youth market, particularly with non-fiction, instructional and reference content
  • You have excellent copyediting and proofreading skills
  • You have knowledge of CP style guide
  • You are highly detail oriented with a thorough command of grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure
  • You possess excellent organizational skills and ability to accommodate schedules and meet deadlines
  • You possess the ability to work independently and quickly on a number of projects simultaneously and to prioritize work
  • You possess the ability to work as part of a team – sharing ideas and information
  • You have strong communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • You are highly self-motivated, energetic, and outcome-oriented
  • You have strong computer skills – MSOffice, Adobe, and other online publishing software

Additional assets:

  • Experience working with girls and young women
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit or charitable sector
  • French language skills/fluency
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by June 24, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – HR Specialist
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 Human Resources.

Business Analyst

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

Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls"!

We are currently seeking a dynamic, innovative Business Analyst who will perform strategic analyses of a range of operational processes in support of Girl Guides of Canada goals and objectives.

Business Analyst will:

  • Analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes, evaluate findings to develop new processes, and develop strategies for enhancement.
  • Catalogue and document business processes and sub-processes in order to discover inefficiencies.
  • Participate in collaborative discovery sessions to identify potential efficiencies and make recommendations for process and sub process re-engineering with the goal of achieving both productivity gains in administering membership support and greater user satisfaction with GGC information technology, and determining requirements for upgrades to technology.
  • Flowchart business processes to define operational activities, procedures, and models.
  • Create and/or prototype new procedures to enhance business processes, operations, and data flow.
  • Collaborate with project managers, system owners, and end users to further refine business operations requirements and goals.
  • Perform analysis of job impact on business users; monitor impact scenarios throughout development and implementation life cycles.
  • Prepare technical reports for use by IT staff personnel in support of technical services activities.
  • Provide consultative and technical support to the Director of Corporate Services and other senior leaders.

You should apply if:

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • 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 20,000 volunteers to deliver on GGC's mission "to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls"
  • You have post-secondary education in a related field combined with 3-5 years' experience in an Analyst role
  • You have 1-2 years prior experience mapping processes for sales, customer service, volunteer management, or human resources management
  • You are skilled in coordinating multiple projects project management tools, and managing competing priorities concurrently with various stakeholders
  • You are proficient with utilizing project management tools
  • You possess excellent verbal communication skills combined with strong interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to develop creative solutions
  • You are a skilled presenter
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Additional assets:

  • French language skills/fluency
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding
  • Experience in the non-profit sector and working with volunteers
  • Consultation facilitation

Logistics:

  • Some travel may be necessary.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by June 15, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – HR Specialist
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 Human Resources.

Payroll Specialist (one-year contract)

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

Come join our amazing team as we work together to achieve our vision "a better world, by girls!"

We are currently seeking a dynamic, detailed oriented Payroll Specialist who will oversee payroll services of GGC- Nationally (9 provinces).
Payroll Specialist will:

  • Timely and accurately process two bi-weekly payrolls (fixed and variable); provide complete reports to internal stakeholders
  • Invoice provincial offices to recover payroll/benefits/remittance, etc., costs
  • Prepare and process year-end payroll including T2200, T4 and T4A
  • Oversee ROE's, remittances and reconciliations
  • Prepare and submit cheque requests for various payments relating to processing of payroll (provincial & federal requirements, WSIB/WCB, etc.)
  • Respond and verify requests from various agencies, e.g. CRA, etc.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual HR Operating Budget and projections
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement initiative by constantly reviewing current processes and practices to provide on-going recommendations and implementation of payroll best practices and to identify opportunities to improve efficiency
  • Provide expertise on all regulatory and contractual obligations on payroll matters
  • Deliver excellent customer service and support a continuous improvement culture
  • Work closely with other staff in Finance and Human Resources
  • Respond to all inquiries (telephone, email, in-person) efficiently and professionally with a problem-solving mindset

You should apply if:

  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • 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 20,000 volunteers to deliver on GGC's mission "to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls"
  • You have a post-secondary degree in Accounting or Finance or related subject
  • You hold your Canadian Payroll Certification (PCP) designation, (in progress acceptable with comparable years' experience)
  • You have 3+ years' experience in processing large volume and complicated payroll
  • You have solid business background in Payroll and Accounting
  • You possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You have experience in working both independently and in a team
  • You are proficient in Ceridian payroll systems and MS Office applications
  • You have strong problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • You demonstrate excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize, manage large workload and meet tight deadlines

Additional assets:

  • Knowledge of provincial payroll legislation requirements and labour standards

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by June 15, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – HR Specialist
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 Human Resources.