Current Positions

Bookkeeper / Admin Assistant
Internal / External Job Posting

Position: Bookkeeper / Admin Assistant
Hours of Work: Part-time 12 hours/week
Start Date: June 2024
Worksite: IWAV Office
Responsible to: Finance Manager
Grid Level: JJEP Wage Grid 10, wage range $25.95 – $29.76/hr

Under the direction and supervision of the Finance Manager, the Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant performs administrative and bookkeeping duties such as assisting with scheduling, correspondence, project coordination, coding, recording, posting, and processing day-to-day transactions. Processes include one or more of accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. This position requires the maintenance of accounting and other records, files, and related systems.


Education, Training and Experience:
  • High school diploma
  • Post-secondary training in bookkeeping or business administration
  • Minimum 2 years of recent related experience
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization and office environment
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Job Skills and Abilities
  • Effective time management skills
  • Demonstrates critical and innovative thinking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in a variety of bookkeeping duties
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Maintains a tidy work environment
  • Works in a respectful and cooperative manner with staff, tenants and clients

Application Process

Download the complete Bookkeeper / Admin Assistant job description. Cover letters and resumes are to be emailed to Cynthia Marshall, Finance Manager. Applications will be accepted until June 3, 2024.

Transition House Worker Internal/External Job Posting

Position: Transition House Worker
Nature of Position: Relief Position
Hours and Schedule: Casual
Wage: HSA Grid 10 Transition House Worker
Worksite: Salt Spring Transition House
Responsible to: Transition House Manager


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.


Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a sound understanding of feminist praxis and the anti-violence sector
  • Brings a calm, non-judgmental, empathetic, client-centered orientation
  • Has knowledge/experience in: trauma-informed practice, low-barrier housing, harm reduction, and 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

Training and Experience

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

Download the complete Transition House Worker job description to read Additional Requirements and Key Duties and Responsibilities of this position.

Application Process

Cover letters and resumes are to be emailed to Andrea Metzger, Transition House Manager at house@iwav.org. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12th, 2024.