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FINANCE ASSISTANT

Squamish BC

Permanent, Part-time, 24 hours/week, Mondays to Wednesdays, 8:30PM to 4:30PM

Posted: 07-Dec-2021                       Closed: 31-Dec-2021; Closed – Applications under review

Status: CLOSED – Applications Under Review

 

Position Summary 

The Finance Assistant is a dynamic, multi-faceted administrative support to the Finance Manager and Administration team. This is a role requiring some previous finance exposure and exceptional organizational skills. The Finance Assistant must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Proficiency with all office software systems and Sage are also required. The Finance Assistant is responsible for supporting the Finance Manager in all aspect of finance system, as directed.

This is a permanent part time position 24 hours/week, Mondays to Wednesdays, 8:30PM to 4:30PM and will be working in HSWC’s Squamish location.

Closing Date: 31-Dec-2021 or until a suitable candidate is identified

 Salary Rate: Based on Experience

 Benefits: Employee and Family Assistance Program, Extended Group Medical and Health Benefits

 

Interested Applicants:

 Please direct your inquiries, cover letter and resume to: Priscilla Belanger, Human Resources Coordinator; pbelanger@hswc.ca

 

Qualifications:

  • Bookkeeping certificate or diploma an asset
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a related position, experience in a non-profit setting an asset
  • Proficiency with Sage Accounting Software
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Steward of respectful, caring, supportive work environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of organization, staff and clients with a high degree of integrity and accountability
  • Ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial reports Strong organizational skills; time management, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and risk assessment skills
  • High degree of data entry accuracy
  • Able to perform moderate to complex account reconciliations
  • Strong work ethic and ability to maintain a positive team attitude
  • Strong personal interaction skills; listening, crisis management
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial reports
  • Ability and willingness to learn and to be a creative problem-solver. Flexible when situations change, adaptable to new technologies, and able to work in a diverse environment
  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of marginalized individuals, women and children in our communities.
  • An understanding of systemic discrimination against marginalized individuals, women and the dynamics of violence against women and their children is an asset.

Please see the attached job description for full details found in this link: Job Description HSWC Finance Assistant – Dec 07 2021  

This position requires a criminal record check by the police and an authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

Reports To: Finance Manager

Please direct your cover letter and resume to: Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator, pbelanger@hswc.ca

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, we work from an intersectional feminist perspective and value a diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants with diverse cultural identities including Indigenous, racialized, queer, marginalized genders, and people with dis/abilities to apply.

 

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SUPPORT WORKER

Pearls Place Transition House – Squamish

Permanent, Part-time, 32 hours/week, will need to be available on weekends

Posted: 23-Nov-2021                       Closed: Until Position is Filled

Status: CLOSED – Applications Under Review

Main Function: 

To provide support services to women with or without children fleeing domestic violence or at increased risk of violence. Provide crisis call support, advocacy, referrals, screening, and orientation from a feminist perspective using a non-judgmental approach. To support and uphold the values implied by the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society Mission Statement.

Location Pearl’s Place Transition House, Squamish

Qualifications:

  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of women and children in our communities.
  • Two years post-secondary education in social/human services or a related discipline.
  • Current Basic First Aid Certification (OFA Level 1 with CPR level C) or willingness to obtain.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • An understanding of systemic discrimination against women and the dynamics of violence against women and their children is an asset.
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work both independently at a remote location while being part of a collaborative team working to serve the needs of the women and children accessing services.
  • Able to work under pressure with women experiencing crisis; varying levels of mental wellness; homelessness; and substance use difficulties.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Crisis prevention, intervention, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to be flexible.

 

 Salary Rate: Based on Experience

 Benefits: Employee Assistance Program and Extended Health Benefits upon Passing the Probationary Period

This position requires a criminal record check by the police and authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

Reports To:

Transition House Manager and Community Program Director

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

 Please direct your inquiries, cover letter and resume to:

Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator and Deanna Enders, Transition House Manager

38021 Third Ave. PO Box 2052, Squamish, BC, V8B 0B4

Email: pbelanger@hswc.ca, thc@hswc.ca

Please indicate “Support Worker – PPTH” in the subject line 

Please see the link to the full job description here: Support Worker PPTH Job Description – Nov 23 2021

 At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, we work from an intersectional feminist perspective and value a diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants with diverse cultural identities including Indigenous, racialized, queer, marginalized genders, and people with dis/abilities to apply.

 

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