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Bookkeeper
Internal/External Job Posting

Transition House Worker
Internal/External Job Posting

Bookkeeper
Internal/External Job Posting

Position: Bookkeeper
Hours of Work: Part-time 12 hours/week
Start Date: October 2022
Worksite: IWAV Office
Responsible to: Finance Manager
Classification: Bookkeeper
Grid Level: JJEP Wage Grid 10 (pending union approval), wage range $21.63/hr to $25.19/hr

Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the Finance Manager, the Bookkeeper performs bookkeeping duties, such as coding, recording, posting and processing day-to-day transactions. Processes one or more of accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. Maintains and updates accounting records.

Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience

  • Grade 12 education
  • Post-secondary training in bookkeeping and payroll
  • Minimum three years of recent related experience
  • Experience working in a nonprofit organization and office environment
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability in a variety of bookkeeping duties
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective time management skills
  • Maintains a tidy work environment
  • Clear communication and effective conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrates critical and innovative thinking
  • Works in a respectful and cooperative manner with staff, tenants and clients

Application Process

Read the complete Bookkeeper job description. Cover letters and resumes are to be emailed to Cynthia Marshall, Finance Manager, at financemanager@iwav.org. We will accept applications until this position is filled.

Transition House Worker
Internal/External Job Posting

Position: Transition House Worker
Nature of Position: Relief
Worksite: Salt Spring Transition House
Grid Level: HSA Grid 10 Transition House Worker

Summary:

Islanders Working Against Violence is a non-profit society dedicated to supporting women (inclusive of cis, trans, and gender nonconforming) and their children in the Southern Gulf Islands whose lives have been affected by violence and abuse.

The Transition House Worker’s role is to provide support, security, advocacy, information, education, crisis intervention and referrals to residents and crisis line callers, which includes a range of practical and emotional support services to women and their children.

This position requires union membership.

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate:

  • has a sound understanding of feminist praxis and the anti-violence sector
  • brings a calm, non-judgmental, empathetic, client-centred orientation
  • has knowledge/experience in trauma-informed practice, low-barrier housing, harm reduction
  • has knowledge/experience providing support for individuals experiencing mental health issues and problematic substance use
  • has knowledge/experience navigating the BC health and social service landscape
  • is a culturally sensitive, open-minded communicator
  • is confident working independently but comfortable being part of a larger team

Education, training and experience

  • Diploma in a related human/social service field is preferred
  • Minimum (1) one year of recent, related experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Application Process

Read the complete Transition House Worker job description. Cover letters and resumes are to be emailed to the Transition House Manager at house@iwav.org. We will accept applications until 4pm, November 18, 2022.