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FUND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Posted: 07-Sept-2021                       Closed: 17-Sept EXTENDED until 30-Sept-2021, Thursday, 5:00PM

Status: OPEN – Accepting Applications

Position Summary: 

Howe Sound Women’s Centre is hiring for the position of Fund Development Coordinator. This is a 24 hours per week permanent part-time position with a flexible work schedule.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Fund Development Coordinator is responsible for the effective development and implementation of the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society’s (HSWC) fund development and community engagement strategy and initiatives.

Duties for this role include the identification, planning and execution of new and existing fundraising and awareness opportunities in all areas of community engagement, including grant writing and reporting, donor cultivation and stewardship, corporate and foundation partnership development, event management, marketing and communications, and fostering community relations to ensure HSWC service goals and mission are met. To support and uphold the values implied by the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society Mission Statement.

Closing Date: EXTENDED until 30-Sept-2021, Thursday, 5:00PM

 Salary Rate: Based on Experience

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

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

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

Please indicate “Fund Development Coordinator” in the subject line 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Knowledge of current federal, provincial and municipal policies and regulations governing charitable organizations

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, basic understanding of web and graphic design software and social media.
  • Strong fundraising skills with a focus on individual and major giving
  • Ability to achieve results while maintaining and building effective relationships
  • Ability to handle flexible working hours, with occasional evening and weekend work when required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to resolve problems quickly and effectively
  • Ability to focus on delivery of targets and goals
  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of women and children in our communities.
  • An understanding of systemic discrimination facing women and the dynamics of violence against women

Training, Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in fundraising or marketing and communications or related disciplines, preferred
  • 3-5 years non-profit fundraising experience
  • Experience with planning and executing successful fundraising events
  • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Access to a reliable vehicle
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Please see the link of the full job description here: Fund Development Coordinator Job Description Sept 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:

Executive Director

 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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EMPLOYMENT ADVISOR/FACILITATOR

Posted: 07-Sept-2021                       Closed: 17-Sept EXTENDED until 30-Sept-2021, Thursday, 5:00PM

Status: OPEN – Accepting Applications

Howe Sound Women’s Centre, in partnership with WorkBC Squamish Employment Services Centre – Open Door Group, is hiring for the position of Employment Advisor/Facilitator. This position is a permanent full-time position 40 hours/week

Main Function: The Employment Advisor/Facilitator works with unemployed, or underemployed individuals to assist them in securing employment (or community attachment) within the timelines established in the WorkBC Employment Services. The Employment Advisor/Facilitator assists clients in identifying suitable job options, becoming job ready, locating perspective employers, overcoming employment challenges by providing case management services as well as delivering group-based programs, workshops, one-on-one services and facilitate placements. Workshop topics include job readiness, job search, employability skills, and work targeting. This individual is also responsible for enhancing and developing workshop curriculum and materials.

 Location WorkBC Squamish

Closing Date: 30-Sept-2021, Thursday, 5:00PM

 Salary Rate: Based on Experience

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

Qualifications:

    • A passion to make a difference in the lives of individuals experiencing gender-based violence in our communities.
    • Bachelor degree preferred – a combination of education and experience will be considered
    • 2 -3 years group facilitation experience, with direct career-related facilitation an asset
    • Certified to deliver B-level assessments and CCDP an asset
    • Foundations of Violence Against Women training and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) or other customer service/conflict mediation training an asset

 

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Theoretical and applied knowledge of career counselling, multicultural and cross-cultural counselling, ethical career practice, and adult learning principles
  • Provides information regarding available resources, refers to other programs and services as required, and monitors progress in those programs
  • Evaluates client eligibility for programs and services
  • Liaises with the program funder and other stakeholders regarding relevant client information and to report non-compliance to program plan
  • Provides job and labour market information and identifies employment barriers
  • Assists clients to become job-ready by performing duties such as arranging for education in accordance with employment aspirations, and providing coaching in employment-related areas such as work skills, job search skills, resume preparation, and interview skills
  • Knowledge of local labour market
  • Familiarity with training methodologies and knowledge of various assessment tools
  • An understanding of systemic discrimination facing women and the dynamics of violence against women
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with clients
  • Ability to engage and retain clients in services and maintain motivation and action towards achieving their employment goal
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Time management skills combined with the ability to organize and prioritize
  • Highly proficient with business technologies, including: Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, web-based research tools, and familiarity with social media
  • May be required to travel to other area in Sea to Sky to support clients
  • May be required to work evenings 1 to 2 days/week

Please see the link of the full job description here: Employment Advisor-Facilitator Squamish HSWC Job Description – September 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.

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: Community Program Director with the HSWC and Site Manager with Open Door Group

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

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

Please indicate “Employment Advisor/ Facilitator” in the subject line 

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FINANCE ASSISTANT

Posted: 24-Aug-2021                       Closed: 10-Sept extended until 17-Sept-2021, Friday, 5:00PM

Status: CLOSED – INTERVIEWS IN PROGRESS

Position Summary: 

Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society is hiring for a Finance Assistant. The role is dynamic, multi-faceted administrative support to the Finance Manager and administrative team. This is a key role requiring previous finance experience (accounts payable. accounts receivable, payroll) and exceptional organizational skills. The Finance Assistant has thorough knowledge of the regulatory, risk management, and accounting requirements for a non-profit organization and is 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 all aspects of the financial systems of the Society, including monthly reporting for the annual audit.

This is a permanent part time position working 24 hours/week.

Location: HSWC Administration, Squamish

Reports to: Finance Manager

Closing Date: Friday, September 3, 2021

Qualifications:

  • Bookkeeping certificate or diploma an asset
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a related position, experiencing in a non-profit setting an asset
  • Advanced 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.

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.

See more information in the linked  Job Description: HSWC Finance Assistant – August 2021

Please direct your resume and all inquiries 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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