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.

GGC-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.

Senior 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.

GGC-GduC is actively searching for a Senior Accountant.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

Reporting to the Manager, Reporting and Analysis, and working with several internal stakeholders, the Senior Accountant, will successfully assist in the preparation of annual operating budget and project budgets (national, provincial, and departmental), provide analysis and monthly reporting packages to the Senior Leadership Team, prepare reporting for Committees and the Board of Directors, provide support to the annual financial audit, and complete special projects as needed.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with accounting and financial reporting, preferably in the not-for-profit sector
  • Experience with the regulations appropriate for the not-for-profit sector
  • A professional accounting designation such as CPA.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Budget and Reporting experience.
  • Experience monitoring and analyzing budget reports and analyzing monthly variances.
  • Experience providing reporting and analysis information to senior leaders.
  • Ability to connect budget submissions to strategic goals and advise as such.
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and with employees at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated computer software proficiency with MS Office; Office 365, advanced Excel (including V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.), Accpac/Sage 300 and other ERP systems.
  • Ability to apply organizational policies regarding inclusivity to content, member communication and customer service.

If you meet these qualifications, embody the attributes of our core DNA – welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic and are creative, curious and passionate about GGC’s future, apply today!

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) to Leeanne Federico, Employee Experience Specialist, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada at HR@girlguides.ca

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.

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.

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-GduC is actively searching for an Accountant.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About this Opportunity
The Reporting and Analysis Team is responsible for external financial reporting, management reporting, maintaining the G/L architecture and completing timely reconciliation between the various source systems. The Accountant will be critical in the timely and accurate processing of month-end accrual entries needed in preparation of financial report.

With direction from the Manager, Reporting & Analysis, this role is responsible for indirect taxes, preparing annual charity returns (T3010), participating in discontinuation of certain charitable registration identifiers and together with the analyst, preparing ad hoc analytics.

This position performs work independently under the general direction from the Manager, Reporting and Analysis and interacts will all areas within the Finance department as well as servicing departments within the organization. Flexibility and prioritization are key to success in this role.

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or in a related specialization.
  • Professional accounting designation CPA, CGA, CMA, or in the final stages of completion.
  • 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.
  • Ability to apply organizational policies regarding inclusivity to content, member communication and customer service.

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

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) to Leeanne Federico, Employee Experience Specialist Partner, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada at 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.

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

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.

Accounting 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, we’re building our vision of A better world, by girls.

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-GduC is actively searching for an Accounting Administrator.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About this Opportunity
Reporting to the Manager, Reporting and Analysis the Accounting Administrator will administer a combination of general ledger maintenance (receiving, reviewing, and implementing client requests for general ledger changes, adding new accounts, modifying reporting hierarchies, etc.), large and detailed reconciliations, handling large volumes of data, complete detailed reconciliations, and other special projects as assigned.

The idea candidate will 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.
  • Ability to apply organizational policies regarding inclusivity to content, member communication and customer service.

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

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) to Leeanne Federico, Employee Experience Specialist Partner, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada at 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.

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

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.

Executive Coordinator

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.

Girl Guides of Canada is seeking a dynamic and creative Executive Coordinator.
*Remote work arrangement temporarily due to COVID-19

About This Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Executive Suite and Board, the Executive Coordinator will provide support to the CEO, Manager of the Executive Office & Board, Board of Directors, national volunteers and senior leadership.

This candidate will have experience providing all aspects of senior level administrative support including meetings management, managing communications and inquiries, records management, coordinating social media activities and microsite updates and project management. The candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to apply organizational policies regarding inclusivity to content, member communication and customer service.

This position is ideal for someone who can demonstrate discretion and good judgement in handling confidential and sensitive matters, cultivate positive working relationships with various stakeholders, work collaboratively with colleagues to research and develop new ideas for process improvement, develop a strong understanding of GGC’s operations and decision-making structure and demonstrate flexibility and a positive approach when faced with ambiguity, challenges and pressure. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who enjoys juggling multiple tasks at once, works well under pressure with speed, accuracy, and efficiency, is solution-oriented and customer-service driven and has superb attention to detail while being comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Volunteer Management, Social Sciences, Project Management, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant to a senior executive including proven minute-taking and meetings management skills.
  • Experience in project management, and event and travel management.
  • Experience in volunteer engagement and coordination.
  • Experience with social media platforms and creating digital assets.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook) and are a quick learner of new technology platforms.

Assets

  • Experience working within the non-profit or charitable sector.
  • French language skills/fluency (and any other language spoken in Canada). Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit or charitable sector. Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.

Logistics

Occasional evening and weekend work is required. Travel within Canada may be required post COVID.

Does this sound like you? Then apply today!
A detailed position description will be provided to selected candidates.

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.