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Specialist, Member Services Projects

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.

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 exciting time to join one of Canada’s most trusted youth serving charities. Come join our team as we work together to achieve our vision “a better world, by girls!”

GGC is actively searching for a Specialist, Member Services Projects for a 12-month contract (maternity leave)

The Specialist, Member Services Projects will:

  • Manage and support special projects, providing research and analysis to key stakeholders, developing memos, consulting across the organization, and generating reports and recommendations
  • Lead the implementation of Member Services projects and GGC’s Strategic Plan activities and sub-activities, including creating and monitoring project plans and schedules, organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, and documenting and following up on important actions and decisions
  • Work with technical experts for the development and implementation of new projects
  • Liaise with project coordinators/managers across the organization and provide subject matter expertise from a membership lens
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge concerning the membership database (iMIS) to access information and generate reports
  • Sustain a thorough understanding of the different membership tools (i.e. online registration for girls, onboarding/application for adult members, membership database, member information portals) and their interaction with each other
  • Review and provide recommendations for improvements to the Member Services department’s membership tools
  • Understand membership statistics and make recommendations for improving data requirements to support ongoing projects; provide support to data analyst, when required
  • Consider and make recommendations for how to centralize and streamline membership processes and follow best practices for volunteer/membership experience
  • Collaborate across departments to position GGC as a thought leader in member excellence

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 about the prospect of 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 have experience in project management/coordination and working with a variety of stakeholders to produce results
  • You are experienced in process improvement and using innovation to problem-solve and introduce efficiencies
  • You have experience working with a membership database (preferably iMIS) and understand the importance of leveraging data to present useful insights
  • You have experience in building strong relationships, relationship management, or consulting
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and a strong attention to detail
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fluid environment
  • You have experience working in the not-for-profit sector, additional asset if in a youth-serving organization or an organization focused on gender equality
  • You hold a relevant post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field of study

If this sounds like you, then apply today! Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by April 14, 2019.

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

Program Manager at National Office

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) provides a safe space where every girl is empowered to be everything she wants to be.

GGC is actively searching for our next Program Manager.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading girl-driven organization in a role that impacts the experience of every girl member across Canada!

The Program Manager will oversee the development of a strategy that delivers relevant and empowering program experiences to GGC’s 75,000 girl members across Canada.  Leading a team of talented program development, visual design and editing experts, and overseeing the development and translation of all programmatic resources, this individual will engage stakeholders from expert organizations, corporate Canada, and GGC’s massive volunteer base to achieve their vision.  This role will also:

  • Be accountable for overall programmatic quality assurance and application of best practices in non-formal education for girls and young women.
  • Lead the coordination and design of special program initiatives including GGC’s national service projects and WAGGGS international programming
  • Work collaboratively with GGC’s fund development team to secure funding that will enable the elevation of programming across Canada
  • Chair the national Programming Committee

If you are an innovative and agile leader who is passionate about revolutionizing girl program across Canada with the content they care most about, this role is for you!

You are the model candidate if you have a talent for working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders from girls and their parents, to our Board of Directors, in order to authentically lead a national programming strategy. You are skilled in strategic thinking, communication and non-formal program design to offer experiences that attract and retain tens of thousands of girls across Canada. You are a highly skilled leader and relationship builder with demonstrated management experience and communication skills, as well as know-how in sponsor engagement, budgetary planning and oversight, program evaluation, communications planning, and volunteer stewardship.  Managing and motivating a diverse and sometimes remote team to achieve impact should come naturally to you.  You have the capacity to build and strengthen national partnerships that support the overarching program delivered by Canada’s leader in girl empowerment. 

Click here to view the complete Position Description

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

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

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People & Culture
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3     
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*We will be reviewing applicants and interviewing on a rolling basis until this position is filled.

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.

Senior Accountant/Unified Banking Specialist

(position can be located in Halifax, Saint John or St. John’s)

*This position will remain open until filled.
*Start date for this position is flexible.

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

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”!

GGC is actively searching for a Senior Accountant/Unified Banking Specialist to lead the financial reporting and unified banking in our East regional processing Centre (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.)

The Senior Accountant/Unified Banking Specialist will:

  • Prepare financial reporting for Provincial/Area/District Commissioners and Treasurers, including event and project cost accounting, as well as oversee Unit level banking and web-based financial tracking.
  • Oversee budget finalization, variance tracking throughout the year and cashflow monitoring as required and treasury management.
  • Prepare working papers for year-end audit.
  • Oversee processes and protocols for: batch processing, quality monitoring, resolving deficit issues, responding to overdrafts and preparing statistical analysis including approximately 1000 local operating units led by volunteers.
  • Set up requirements for depositing services for master and non-standard banking services, for credit limits and use of credit cards and protocols for suspension of use.
  • Ensure standards for compliance reporting, fundraising, cashflow, collections, repayment plans as well as record retention are met.
  • Review processing requirements and tools for unit cheques, EFT remittances, reconciliations, GST/HST remittances, inter-fund transfers, etc.
  • Provide guidance to staff and volunteers on accounting standards, GST/HST rules and donation policies.
  • Review and recommend modifications for training manuals, webinars and other communications tools for dissemination to volunteers for both documents and online methods of delivery.
  • Provide supervision and mentorship to accounting clerks and Unit Banking Clerks in areas such as performance management, training and coaching, coordination of workload, etc.
  • Prepare quality control reports and provide status report updates on a weekly basis to the Senior Manager, Finance and Administration.

You are the model candidate if:

  • You hold a CPA designation and have 3-5 years’ full cycle accounting experience
  • You have 3 years’ progressive experience in project management
  • You are familiar with CRA requirements for charities and best practices for charitable fundraising
  • You have a high level of comfort with data migration between financial systems
  • You possess strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize to manage project timelines and resources
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have demonstrated proven success in relationship building and providing excellent customer service to both staff and volunteers. You understand customer needs and can design systems that meet user requirements.
  • You have a strong aptitude for team development and collaborative project implementation
  • You can explain finance to non-financial customers
  • You have experience managing and motivating a diverse team of accounting staff to achieve optimum performance
  • You have a passion for the mission of GGC

ASSETS

  • Previous consulting experience (internal & external customers)
  • Familiarity with Smart Sheets
  • Working knowledge of Sage 300
  • Comfort with Office365, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams
  • NFP/Voluntary sector experience

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.
Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations to:

Leisa McKenzie – Manager, People & 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.