Current Opportunities

Accounting Manager

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself
and be everything she wants to be. 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 searching for an Accounting Manager.

Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19.

Note: While GGC has not determined when/if staff will be returning to the office, when back to the office arrangements have been determined, as a people manager, the Accounting Manager will need to be available to their team. This office location for this position will be in Toronto.

The Accounting Manager will play a key role in managing the operational accounting of a nation-wide shared services platform. You likely have at least five years of experience in a senior accounting role that involves leading a team, managing accounting operations, and experience with accounting specific to the non-profit sector.  This position will report into the Director, Finance.

The Accounting Manager will:  

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of GGC’s accounting team, including A/P and A/R processes.
  • Facilitate monthly close and internal reports for nation-wide needs.
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate financial results to stakeholders at all levels of financial literacy and at all levels of the organization.
  • Play a key role in audit fieldwork.
  • Ensure process documentation and internal control framework remains applicable and up to date.
  • Manage the integrity and structure of accounting recognition related to online registration, charitable contributions, and merchandising.
  • Ensure policy compliance, accuracy and timeliness of journal entries, and cash flow management.
  • Manage compliance with tax filings, including monthly indirect tax fillings and T3010 Registered Charity Information Return for all business segments.
  • Assist the Director, Finance with the development of financial policies and procedures.

You are the model candidate if you:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a managerial capacity in a finance department.
  • Hold a professional accounting designation such as CPA.
  • Have a post-secondary degree in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant discipline.
  • Have strong knowledge of GAAP requirements specific to the not for profit sector.
  • Have experience in managing and motivating a diverse team of accounting staff to achieve optimum performance.
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Have working knowledge on Sage.
  • Have demonstrated computer software proficiency with MS Office; Office 365, advanced Excel.
  • Have excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.
  • Have working experience with a Non-Profit organization is an asset.

Post COVID, this position may include occasional travel and weekend work for meetings.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) by September 10, 2020 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
E-mail [email protected]

*Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

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

Program Inclusion Coordinator

Location - 50 Merton Street, Toronto
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

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

Are you passionate about girls empowering girls to create a better world? Are you passionate about writing empowering programming that is inclusive and equitable for girls from diverse backgrounds? Are you a natural connector, able to collaborate authentically with partners serving racialized communities? Would you like the opportunity to create real impact in the way 76,000 girls in Canada experience belonging, equity and inclusivity at GGC? Then this is the opportunity for you! 

Girl Guides of Canada is seeking a Program Inclusion Coordinator who will improve GGC’s current program with a focus on racial equity and inclusion using their knack for clear writing and communication, and their passion for collaboration, as they design and create new program and edit existing program content focused on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Reporting to the National Program Manager, with a dotted line to the Diversity and Inclusion Manager, you will use your passion for both education and equity & inclusivity to improve GGC’s ability to create impact for all girls in Canada. You will be a key player on the program team and working closely with the D&I department, target your energy on the review and improvement of nationwide programming, as well as finding opportunities to fill gaps by designing and writing activities through community engagement and personal experience.

You will be a natural at collaborating with diverse partners, specifically Indigenous and/or racialized partners, who want to provide programming on key issues related to diversity and inclusion. 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 and divergent thinking.

You are an ideal candidate if you have:

  • 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.
  • 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 in a capacity where you supported or led D&I initiatives 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. 

Assets include:

  • Additional professional development, volunteer experience, and expertise related to anti-racism work and diversity & inclusion.
  • Experience working with a diverse population of community members and/or 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.
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding. 
  • Lived experiences as members of Black, Indigenous and/or other racialized communities.

If this sounds like you, apply today! Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) by September 10, 2020 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail [email protected]

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

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

Program Media Coordinator

Location - 50 Merton Street, Toronto
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

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

Are you passionate about girls empowering girls to create a better world? Do you have creative and engaging ideas to use graphics, videos and other media to inspire girls to explore and engage? 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 Media Coordinator who will use media tools to elevate the common understanding of Girl Guide programs and the unique, inclusive girl experiences possible through participation.

Reporting to the National Program Manager, you will coordinate, create and engage with fun and informative teasers and virtual experiences that showcase GGC’s program content offering for diverse girls ages 5-17. You will be our go-to for the creation of accessible and relevant media that captures girls’ voices as it relates to their program and GGC experience. You can convey emotion and translate the relevance of program activities via video, graphic design, and synchronous video events, and will work closely with GGC’s communications team. The successful candidate will engage with members and partners to ensure that their work captures contemporary and diverse Girl Guide experiences. This person is a visual communicator, has expertise in translating experiences into inclusive and consumable media, and possesses a keen interest in being a catalyst for girls empowering girls!

You are an ideal candidate if you have/are:

  • Postsecondary degree in related field; ideally media, communication, graphic design or similar.
  • A creative, highly motivated, enthusiastic person who has a passion for and proven experience in designing visual media for girl empowerment.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in girls’ social media/ digital consumption habits.
  • At least 3 years’ experience engaging multiple stakeholder groups, especially youth via visual assets on web or social media.
  • Skilled in a variety of visual technology media (i.e. digital filming, editing, web design, graphic design, etc.) and software (i.e. iMovie, etc.) with experience using these tools to create fun and age appropriate content for youth.
  • Self-driven with ability to work both independently and as part of a national team.
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with girls and young women.
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, with a fast-paced working style.
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a high degree of comfort with change.

Assets include:

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.

If this sounds like you, apply today! Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) by September 10, 2020.

Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail [email protected]

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

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

IT Administrator, Office 365

Location: Location 50 Merton Street, Toronto
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

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.

GGC is actively searching for an IT Administrator, Office 365

The IT Administrator, Office 365 will be the Office 365 application specialist and champion.

The IT Administrator, Office 365 will be responsible for:

  • Providing Office 365 support and troubleshooting, with a focus on issues not able to be resolved by first level of support.
  • Overseeing and sharing the antispam and antimalware administration including, quarantine review and management, rule creation and management.
  • Office 365 policy compliance and configuration.
  • Office 365 security and mitigation of risks.
  • Office 365 report and alert monitoring and response.
  • Advising on appropriate Office 365 tool selection, configuration and usage.
  • Assisting with Microsoft Active Directory, user and computer management, group policy.
  • User administration, identity, access management and Office 365 License administration.
  • PowerShell scripting for Office 365 and Active Directory.
  • Azure AD and hybrid device management and configuration.
  • Training IT team in essential Office 365/AD administration tasks.
  • Researching and recommending tools or solutions to problems and special projects as assigned.
  • Assisting in the support and maintenance of Azure and other cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS when required.
  • Keeping current with Office 365 new features and developments. Maintaining qualifications and continuous learning relevant to your role.
  • Assisting in the creation of user guides, guidelines and training material.
  • Working on specific IT projects as directed by IT Manager; working on projects/tasks that my require interaction with staff and volunteers.
  • Working closely with/and support the Network Administrator, Digital Adoption and Training Specialist, IT Team Lead, Technical Support specialist and others from the IT team; providing coverage during absences.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Post-Secondary degree in IT or related discipline.
  • Microsoft Office 365 certifications e.g. MCSA: Office 365.
  • 2+ years of experience in an Office 365 IT Administrator role.
  • Computer software proficiency with MS Office Applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent Time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.

Assets:

  • Other IT certifications and experience.
  • Working experience with a Non-Profit organization.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today!

This position will be posted until filled and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3     
E-mail [email protected]

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

GGC-GdC encourages applications from visible minority group members, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to contribute to our organization’s initiatives.

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 [email protected]

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

IT Team Lead

Location: Location 50 Merton Street, Toronto
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself

and be everything she wants to be. The IT team at GGC includes professionals focused on IT projects, information systems, data and reporting, digital transformation and applications integration. Our systems serve 80,000 volunteers and members as well as systems for staff across Canada

                                           GGC is actively searching for an IT Team Lead.                      

The IT Team Lead will provide leadership and oversight to the subset of the IT team responsible for GGC’s network, cloud infrastructure, on premises infrastructure, manage the vendor(s) who provide support for our end users and key infrastructure, and help provide risk oversite and recommend mitigation strategies.

The IT Team Lead will:  

  • Oversee IT team members responsible for GGC’s network, infrastructure and cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS and oversee the external vendor(s) that provide support GGC’s critical infrastructure and primary support to our end users.
  • Identify and recommend risk mitigation strategies for IT systems and processes.
  • Oversee 3rd party risk assessments and testing of our systems.
  • Oversee the helpdesk relating to IT systems and endpoints ensuring support tickets are updated, delegated/escalated appropriately and resolved in a timely manner; help Customer Care Centre staff develop deeper knowledge and expertise to resolve more complex problems and ensure end-users are updated with timely IT service bulletins and relevant information.
  • Collaborate with the data systems people, IT projects people, digital transformation people, applications and systems integrations developer and various vendors on various projects and day to day work.
  • Identify user experience pain points and challenges and make recommendations process/system functionality improvements. Measure and report on effectiveness.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure systems comply with policy and regulatory security and privacy requirements.
  • Ensure knowledge base, systems and process documentation, user guides, configuration documentation and instructional manuals are maintained by the team.
  • Oversee administration of identity and access management to IT infrastructure and privileged information stores (file shares, SharePoint, Applications).
  • Provide support on escalated tickets when required.
  • Utilize technical skills to assist the team with Azure, network and infrastructure work.
  • Actively participate in developing and implementing strategies to innovate, improve efficiency and effectiveness of IT processes and solutions and adherence to best practices.
  • As required, provide guidance to prioritization of the team’s workload and utilization.
  • Mentor, guide, coach and encourage the performance of team members.
  • Maintain qualifications and continuous learning relevant to your role.

You are the model candidate if you have:

  • Post-Secondary degree in IT or related discipline.
  • 5 + years of experience in an IT generalist role or comparable role (Network, infrastructure, endpoint) or equivalent IT management experience.
  • Experience in leading and motivating a small team, previous IT management experience ideal.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience with MS Azure Infrastructure.
  • Intuitive demonstrable understanding of IT security and risk identification and mitigation.
  • Experience working with a combination of internal and outsourced IT support.
  • Computer software proficiency with MS Office Applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent Time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic.

ASSETS

  • MS Azure Infrastructure certification.
  • Risk and/or security certifications.
  • Working experience with a Non-Profit organization.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today!

This position will be posted until filled and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
E-mail [email protected]

Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

GGC-GdC encourages applications from visible minority group members, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to contribute to our organization’s initiatives.

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 [email protected]

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

Database Report Writer (6-month contract)

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Location: Location 50 Merton Street, Toronto
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

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.

GGC is actively searching for a Database Report Writer (6-month contract).

The Database Report Writer will work with the Database Reporting Analyst and Database Administrator to implement SSRS based reports and web based dashboards as we transition from a legacy information system to a modern web based system with a new data structure. This is a key role in this transition with many hundreds of legacy Access and SQL queries and reports that need to be re-evaluated and reimplemented in the most appropriate way. You will create relevant, tailored dashboards, reports and queries to suit different roles. You will work closely with other data specialists including our Member Growth Analyst, Association Management System Specialist, Association Management System Analyst as well as 3rd party Association Management System resources in support of the organisations strategic goals.

PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Designing and creating reports and dashboards based on analysis of business requirements and existing legacy solutions.
  • Providing input to supervisor on effort and need for all reporting requests to determine if more work should be expended and what priority it should have.
  • Creating, analyzing and training staff on data system reports.
  • Providing training and technical support of staff for all created reports, queries and dashboards.
  • Supporting projects and initiatives with data and reporting aspects

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • A degree with emphasis on SQL reporting and data analysis and work-related experience within a report creation and data analysis environment and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Proven experience designing, developing and maintaining SSRS reports within a Visual Studio environment
  • Understanding of T-SQL queries and stored procedure development
  • The ability to create stored procedures with efficient queries to quickly retrieve data
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, be highly organized, ability to set priorities, motivated and remain flexible under pressure.
  • The ability to analyze data, tell the story and make recommendations. Able to understand the connection to “the bigger picture”, i.e. how data translates into operational processes and the member experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • Excellent communication skills and be comfortable, professional and efficient with all methods of communication (email, Skype/Teams, phone).
  • The ability to communicate technical information to non-technical team members in a way that is easy to understand.
  • Passion for non-profit work.
  • Must be self-motivated and comfortable working independently on tasks

ASSETS

  • Experience with iMIS Association management system or other membership management system
  • Experience with data warehousing systems and tools
  • Experience in a membership organisation such as the Girl Guides of Canada, Scouts, etc.
  • Experience working with volunteers

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

Leisa McKenzie – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
E-mail [email protected]

This position will be posted until filled and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

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.