Help Wanted

 

 

BIBLE LEAGUE CANADA

 

Executive Donor Associate

Grimsby ON

Full time. Start date: Sept. 5

Bible League Canada is a Christian charitable organization providing Scripture placement and church planter training worldwide so that people prepared by the Holy Spirit will be brought into relationship with Christ and His church. Their work is based on the conviction that the world needs the living word of God more than anything else.

They need an Executive Donor Associate who recognizes and has faithfully responded to God’s call to utilize God-given administrative and interpersonal skills as well as personal attributes for God’s glory and in the service of Bible League Canada's Christian mission.

Responsibilities:

The incumbent should be comfortable working in a fast paced environment, dealing with a wide variety of work, and interacting with ministry partners and donors effectively and diplomatically.

Specific responsibilities include:

1.   Executive Assistant Tasks:

·         Supporting the Director of Development in all administrative functions including scheduling and coordinating meetings, collecting reports from various staff members, preparing and managing correspondence, tracking deadlines, processing expenses and invoices, arranging travel, and maintaining files and office organization.

·         Occasional administrative support for area directors.

·         Serving as a contact person for selected consultants, ministry partners, and foundations.

·         Responding to requests from all staff and external parties which may include (but not limited to) assisting in activities associated with event management, ministry and meeting facilitation.

·         Coordinate executive donor trips to various countries; includes planning travel, itinerary, and acting as a liaison between participants and BLC.

 

2.             Foundation and Grant Submissions Coordination:

·         Coordinating foundation grant submissions (including applications and reports) and working in conjunction with the necessary departments to complete documents/requirements.

·         Matching foundation interests with ministry/project needs.

·         Researching foundations/major donor prospects for President and Vice President of Ministry Advancement.

·         In consultation with President, and the Executive Assistant to the President’s Office, and/ or VP Ministry Advancement, and Executive Assistant to VP Ministry Advancement, make appointments for the Present and Vice President with foundation officers and arrange on on-site visits for foundation officers, as needed.

 

3.             Executive Donor Caseload Management:

·         In conjunction with the Director of Development, offer strategic direction and provide executive donor caseload management for the president and vice-president of ministry advancement.

Education:

Education must include at least a college diploma (undergraduate degree is preferred).

Experience

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant.

·         Experience in a fundraising and/or sales environment.

·         Experience in a not-for-profit organization is preferred but not essential.

Technical Skills:

·         Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Office skills in PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and internet research. Certification in these areas is preferred.

·         Intermediate/Advanced organizational and time management skills.

·         Experience coordinating/writing grant proposals is an asset.

·         Experience with a donor management system is an asset.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Exceptional attention to detail, with the ability to see the “big picture”.

Bible League Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. For further information about Bible League Canada, please visit www.bibleleague.ca.

Please submit your cover letter and resume or inquiries to Ashley Sherbino (asherbino@bibleleague.ca) and Shannon Freeman (sfreeman@bibleleague.ca).

Bible League Canada would like to thank those who have applied, however, only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


 

 

 

Project Manager

International Disaster Response

Burlington ON

Salary is $64,361

Start date ASAP

 

PURPOSE:

This position is responsible for: 1) developing and submitting detailed proposals to institutional funding agencies with an understanding of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy and; 2) managing international disaster response projects. The submission of proposals and the management of assigned disaster response projects will be done in accordance with grant and project agreement requirements.  It will ensure the engagement and participation of all identified and necessary stakeholders. The position will work in close collaboration with other members of the International Disaster Response Team by providing support in sudden onset emergencies and/or availing technical skills to support the development, monitoring and evaluation of other projects.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grant and Project Management:

  1. Pursue opportunities and secure funding for World Renew’s disaster response by designing and submitting funding proposals for disaster response projects to Global Affairs Canada and other funding agencies
  2. Manage the implementation and administration of multiple disaster response projects including those with large multi-year budgets in accordance with donor requirements while ensuring participation of key stakeholders
  3. Ensure that proposals for submission and the implementation of projects include key components and analysis of gender and environmental principles in disaster response work with particular attention paid to Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy
  4. Manage and support the regular monitoring of grant/project implementation to track milestones, compliance, timeliness and deliverables through the analysis of periodic reports and provision of feedback to partners, including regular visits to project sites
  5. Manage and maintain all contractual terms and conditions of a grant/project to ensure the integrity of the relationship with the granting institution and the successful outcome of the grant/project

 

Coordination and Collaboration:

  1. Contribute to the strengthening of relationships with relevant government funding departments, particularly Global Affairs Canada, by attending meetings and networking events in North America (e.g. Humanitarian Response Network, Canadian Council for International Cooperation, Canadian Food Grains Bank, InterAction, ACT Alliance, Integral Alliance)
  2. Monitor trends and developments in humanitarian funding and advise on appropriate strategies to respond to these emerging trends while maintaining the integrity of World Renew’s programming approach
  3. Support colleagues in the International Disaster Response team by collaborating on proposals for submission, supporting needs assessments, providing surge capacity in sudden-onset emergencies and participating in project evaluations
  4. Liaise with the grants manager and the Associate Director, Grants (Delta Sub-Team) to ensure disaster response funding opportunities with US funding institutions, such as Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance/ United States Agency for International Development (USAID), are pursued and relationships developed
 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in project management or other relevant related field
  2. At least four years of international experience in a development or disaster response context including a minimum of three years of experience in managing projects from institutional funders and experience in an administrative role
  3. Experience with agriculture or livelihoods programming in an emergency context or specialization in WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programing is desirable, in addition to experience with the submission of successful funding applications

 

LANGUAGE:

Written and oral competency in English is required. Written and oral competency in Spanish, French or other languages is an asset.

Application deadline is September 5. Please visit the website at www.worldrenew.net/careers for more information, or to apply.

 

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Country Consultant

Honduras

Full Time

This position will provide leadership in the development of World Renew’s strategy in-country, to the overall strategy and policies of the Ministry Team, all partner organizations and directly implemented projects and will be the lead consultant with one to five partner organizations or projects. At least one partner organization will be organizationally complex.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Consultation 

  1. Work with one to five partner organizations or projects, providing consultation, training and evaluation to improve policies, programs and systems and ensure that the same is happening with partners that receive consultation from other field staff
  2. Implement and improve a community transformation strategy
  3. Strengthen partner organizations
  4. When necessary, implement disaster response programs in coordination with World Renew’s international Disaster Response Team
  5. Investigate and follow-up, as appropriate, regarding new partner options

 

Field Activities

  1. Coordinate the in-country strategy and ensure alignment with World Renew’s Long Range Plan
  2. Responsible for all World Renew activity in-country -- budgeting, planning, quarterly reporting and coordinating with other agencies for joint activities
  3. Recruit, contract, and provide leadership to other staff in the country
  4. Encourage World Renew partner organizations to participate in existing networks in the country or build a consortium of local-level organizations with which World Renew has worked
  5. Represent World Renew in networks of other international and/or local development, educational and/or mission organizations in country
  6. Network with government officials and fulfill the requirements to maintain World Renew’s legal status in the country

Organizational Activities

  1. Translate the plans, budgets, and reports of partner organizations into formats needed within World Renew
  2. Produce plans, reports and photographs and narratives, as required
  3. Liaise with a functional team or provide leadership on a working group; act as a resource/trainer, fulfill reporting requirements or improve reporting systems; coordinate with donors; identify Best Practices
  4. Facilitate visits with regional mentor, team leader or other ministry team or home office staff when necessary

Constituent Relations and Resource Development

  1. Communicate with individuals and supporting churches to build understanding of transformational community development and raise financial support for community development programs
  2. Write and manage field grants
  3. Collaborate closely with members of the Grants Sub Team and International Disaster Response Team, along with local partners, to develop proposals to external donors and manage the implementation of projects funded through institutional grants

Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment that values diversity and equality, as well as have respectful relationships with others
  2. Demonstrated ability to implement, improve, and integrate the community development programs through consultation
  3. Demonstrated ability to help organizations improve relationships with multiple stakeholders
  4. Basic competence in Microsoft Word and Excel required
  5. Experience managing projects funded with grants from institutional donors, including experience doing planning, budgeting, project management, performance monitoring, reporting and evaluations of grant-funded projects
  6. Skills in budgeting, financial reporting and providing financial oversight

Education and/or Experience:

  1. Bachelor's degree is required; studies in community development, public health, or agriculture is preferred
  2. Minimum of five years of work experience in community development or organizational consultation is required and five years of cross cultural experience is a definite asset
  3. Grant writing and project management work experience is a definite advantage

Language Ability:

Must be proficient in both English and Spanish.

Please apply online at  worldrenew.net/careers  by Sept. 3, 2017


AKS Interior Systems

Executive Assistant & Office Administrator

Full-Time Position

AKS Interior Systems, located in Guelph, has an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant. They are a full-service, comprehensive construction firm specializing in large interior drywall and finishing systems. 

Character first:

Simply put, they seek and hire based on one’s character and values first - experience and competence second. Because they invest in a company culture fully committed to their purpose and values, they are not looking for people who just want a job. They’re looking for passionate team players looking to grow in an environment where people are valued and integrity guides them.

Their Values - The right stuff:

As a team, they can only ensure a remarkable client experience and a friendly, professional workplace if they have the right people. This is why they are fully dedicated to equipping and growing our staff.

Their values:

Working in the drywall business isn't easy but it is rewarding.  For AKS, it is absolutely crucial that the team operates with clarity on what’s most important. The following five values provide the framework for their actions and decisions day-in-day-out:

1.       Honesty

2.       Integrity

3.       Family

4.       Dependability

5.       Open Mindedness

Their culture:

The team is committed to ensuring that what matters to you is what matters to us. It is this alignment that will ensure a remarkable experience for you, the team, clients, suppliers, our families and community.

How do they ensure that?  Well, they take their values seriously and offer training, support and tangible benefits that raises the bar within the industry.  They can only provide an exceptional customer experience if they are able to attract the best people and reward them accordingly.

If you are a conscientious, motivated person and would like to learn more about a career at AKS Interior Systems, please contact Breah Robinson at: joinaksteam@gmail.com


 

 

 

 

Volunteer board members

Mission Thrift Store

Mississauga

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to joint ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distributes Bibles in 43 countries around the world. The stores operate primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Mississauga is currently seeking volunteer board members who understand and support the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).

Board members are responsible for board governance, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and bylaws, conducting board business effectively and efficiently and holding overall accountability for the organization.  Board members will be relied upon to assist with business development duties, including the creation of suitable and beneficial partnerships and conducting assessments of the Mission Thrift Store Clarkson.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in community relations and relationship building, generally
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, staff and community members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Experience in real estate, insurance, professional or business management

Working Conditions: Board members will be expected to attend monthly/bi-monthly board ,eetings, Volunteer Appreciation events, Annual General Meetings, and visit the Mission Thrift Store to work with various volunteers.  Board members may be assigned positions that will take up extra time (Secretary, Treasurer, Chair or Vice Chair).

Board members may be asked to attend the BFM Foundation (Canada) annual conference as a delegate in May, typically in London, Ontario.

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Clarkson, they look forward to hearing from you!   Visit the website for more information: www.missionthriftstore.com

Please contact Ellen Nightingale at clarkson_board@missionthriftstore.com  if interested.

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Manager

Mission Thrift Store

Saint John NB

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to the Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Saint John is currently seeking a full-time Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, be able to train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, motivating, marketing and financial management.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/ voluntary organizations;
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including:  employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, etc.;
  • Experience in human resources management;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint would be an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience:  Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions:  The Manager will be working in a retail / office environment and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and must be available to attend regular Board meetings with the Directors.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted.  

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Saint John, we look forward to hearing from you! Please submit your resume by August 10, 2017 by email to melody_thomson@missionthriftstore.com

BFM (Saint John) Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Volunteer Board Members

Mission Thrift Store

Saint John NFLD

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distributes Bibles in 43 countries around the world. The stores operate primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Saint John is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members who understand and support the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).

Board Members are responsible for board governance, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and bylaws, conducting Board business effectively and efficiently and holding overall accountability for the organization.  Board Members will be relied upon to assist with business development duties, including the creation of suitable and beneficial partnerships and conducting assessments of the Mission Thrift Store Saint John.

Qualifications                       

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in community relations and relationship building, generally
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, staff and community members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Experience in real estate, insurance, professional or business management

Working Conditions: Board Members will be expected to attend monthly/bi-monthly Board Meetings, Volunteer Appreciation events, Annual General Meetings, and visit the Mission Thrift Store to work with various volunteers.  Board Members may be assigned “Board Officer” positions that will take up extra time (Secretary, Treasurer, Chair or Vice Chair).

Board Members may be asked to attend the BFM Foundation (Canada) Annual Conference as a Delegate in May, typically in London, Ontario.

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Saint John, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your volunteer board member application by email to saint_john@missionthriftstore.com

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Full Time Assistant Manager

Mission Thrift Store Chilliwack I

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Chilliwack I is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Assistant Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating plus marketing and financial management.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations;
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including, employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and email management would be an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions:  The Assistant Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Assistant Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and will report to the Store Manager.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted. 

Please submit your resume by email to

chilliwack1@missionthriftstore.com or regular mail to:

BFM Chilliwack I Enterprises Society

45790 Luckakuck Way

Attention: Judy Brown

*Full Job Description available upon request

 BFM Chilliwack I Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Crossroads Prison Ministries

 

DONOR  AND EVENT SPECIALIST 

30-HOUR WEEK

BURLINGTON ON

Crossroads Prison Ministries Canada exists to connect prisoners with volunteers in Christ-centered, mentoring relationships that transform lives, prisons and churches all around the world through the power of the Gospel.

The Donor and Event Specialist is responsible for the building and strengthening of relationships with the community as well as with potential, new and former donors. The specialist must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and interacting effectively and diplomatically with the community, vendors and donors.

GOALS: To ensure that all fundraising and donor related matters are carried out with the highest level of professionalism and integrity to advance the ministry work of Crossroads Prison Ministries Canada.
 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the President, the Donor and Event Specialist is responsible for the community fundraising events and building donor relations. Working from the Crossroads office in Burlington, the Donor and Event Specialist’s responsibilities include:

          Fundraising Events and Initiatives

Establishing project plans, communication plans and budget to recommend to President.

Ensuring fundraising targets are met each fiscal year based on agreed budget

Researching new ideas/initiatives and developing new marketing opportunities

Creating, planning and organizing fundraising activities

         Mentor and Other Conferences

Researching, analyzing and providing recommendations for conference venues and schedules

Coordinating and marketing of conference program

Acting as point-person for contact and communication with mentors and supporters

Drafting conference brochure

Post conference thank you letters to mentors and supporters

Analyzing all conference evaluations and reporting trends and issues

Cultivating and Support

Developing specific initiatives designed for building community, donor acquisition and donor cultivation in order to grow the donor support capacity

Ongoing research into the interests, capacity, partnership and donation history from the community and donors of Crossroads Canada

Relationship building with current and potential donors and supporters through phone calls, meetings and visitations

Consistently promoting and reinforcing the vision and branding of Crossroads Canada

Administration

Accurately and consistently recording and maintaining all event and donor information in Crossroads Canada’s database.

Promptly responding to donor and mentor donations and enquiries

Keeping detailed reports on events and initiative expenses and submitting regularly for approval to the President.

Ensuring that all communication materials are consistent and aligned with the vision of Crossroads Canada

Creating monthly newsletters, including “Meet one of our students”.

Building connections with churches through mail correspondence.

Keep website and Facebook page up to date and current

             

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

Formal knowledge and proven ability to market programs, run events, work with mentors and donors

Experience in developing conferences and events

Proficient in database management, use of Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Good communication and customer service skills, both oral and written, in English

 

APPLY BY EMAIL TO MARTIE VAN NIEKERK AT martie@cbiprisonministry.ca

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

30-HOUR WEEK

BURLINGTON ON                                                                                                                                                

Crossroads Prison Ministries Canada exists to connect prisoners with volunteers in Christ-centered, mentoring relationships that transform lives, prisons and churches all around the world through the power of the Gospel.

POSTION SUMMARY

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for helping with the day-to-day operations of Crossroads Canada and the general administration required to smoothly run this mail-based correspondence ministry. The assistant must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and interacting with ministry partners, donors, instructors and chaplains effectively and diplomatically.

 

GOALS: To undertake various administrative tasks to advance the organization, ensuring that all day-to-day matters are carried out with the highest level of professionalism and integrity. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the President, the Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities include:

Customer Service

Greeting guests/volunteers at the office, answering telephone and effectively dealing with enquiries.

Preparing and processing new enrollment packages, new orders, student mailings, and communications with chaplains.

Preparing and mailing weekly student certificates, including relevant books, congratulatory letters and courses.

Record Keeping and Preparation of Materials

Daily updating of student information in database ensuring all institution, mentor and student profiles are up to date

Weekly updating of score reports and graduation information in database.

Collecting monthly statistics and providing reports

 Building and Support of Chaplain Relationships & Publications

Maintaining and updating information in database to ensure all institution and chaplain information is up to date

Respond and maintain all chaplain communications and orders

Relationship building with current and potential chaplains through phone calls and visitations

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

Formal knowledge and proven ability to undertake general administration, particularly in a non-profit setting.

Proficient in database management, use of Word, Outlook, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Good communication and customer service skills, both oral and written, in English

Ability to work from Crossroads Canada’s Burlington office.

 

APPLY BY EMAIL TO MARTIE VAN NIEKERK AT martie@cbiprisonministry.ca

 

 


 

 

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

PRIDDIS, AB

Full time

The primary responsibility of the Development Coordinator is to provide coordination of projects and special events overseen by the Development Officer. Responsibilities include: providing support to the Development Officer by assisting with planning and coordinating the logistics of banquets, special events, fundraising opportunities, serving as a liaison with staff, students and volunteers, and supporting the day-to-day operations of the development office. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinator:

  • Coordinate fundraising and special donor events which involves decision-making input on external resources, event processes, coordinating meetings and working within event budgets
  • Coordinate the logistics of banquets, fundraising opportunities, and other special events
  • Liaise with Teen Challenge staff and leadership, Ambassador Team members, event committees and national marketing office on social media updates, event marketing materials and photo opportunities
  • Assist in developing new events, maintain and organize existing fundraisers and special events from concept to completion, ensuring they operate smoothly, efficiently, and generate maximum revenue and exposure
  • Support networking activities and arrange for meetings surrounding development initiatives to occur 
  • Maintain organized and updated documents of each fundraising event, including but not limited to, all planned/ executed logistics, scheduling, programs, contact with event participants and/ or guests  
  • Coordinate guest lists, food service arrangements, menu planning, decorative and table set nametags and staffing
  • Provide volunteer coordination and recognition for special events, by giving direction to volunteers and co-facilitating volunteer committees as required 

Administrative:

  • Handle sensitive/confidential material strictly in accordance with Teen Challenge Canada’s operational policies 
  • Input incoming data into Teen Challenge’s database as necessary
  • Ensuring prompt mail outs as requested by Development Officer or general public request
  • Return mail pick up promptly to departments without delay
  • Maintain Outreach Bins, update with current event information, oversee students assigned to this task, ensure available and stocked for team leaders on every outreach
  • Regularly oversee and delegate tasks to student(s) assigned to Development Office
  • Maintain social media with regular Centre, program, and event updates that is consistent with Teen Challenge branding 
  • Work collaboratively with Teen Challenge’s National Marketing Office when necessary
  • Create, prepare and distribute meeting minutes and supporting documents
  • Enter donor/ sponsorship information (corporate and otherwise), event invitation and participation lists on appropriate documents
  • Responsible for marketing material inventory in support of special events and outreach  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of Grade 12 high school diploma 
  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant work experience, office administrative background preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong administrative skills and positive team attitude
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment 
  • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, resourcefulness, flexibility, adaptability, leadership and discretion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Productivity Software 
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to adapt to within a changing fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated, results-driven and able to work well under pressure 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and organize tasks at hand 
  • Traveling as scheduled 

APPLY: Online at http://www.teenchallenge.ca/contact-us/employment

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CALL CENTRE ASSOCIATE

LONDON ON

FULL TIME

The primary responsibility of the Call Centre Associate is to book outreaches for each centre within a call centre atmosphere, and maintain the system of bookings, tours and appointments in adherence with Call Centre’s best practices. The Call Centre Associate will serve as a liaison between potential donors and Development Officers for all Teen Challenge centres. The incumbent is responsible for corresponding, verbally and nonverbally, with new and existing churches, sponsors and donors. Other responsibilities include: inputting data received into the database and training and supervising students in the Teen Challenge Program, and perform administrative duties as required. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Call Centre Associate

  • Promote a culture of customer service that aligns with Teen Challenge’s mission, vision and core values 
  • Prioritize tasks and deadlines within a fast-paced work environment, on a regular basis 
  • Deliver prepared scripts and information to representatives of outreach events, including: pastors, corporations, organizations, etc.
  • Book outreaches, appointments and meetings on a consistent basis via verbal outbound correspondence 
  • Identify and assess donor’s needs, in order to achieve overall donor satisfaction 
  • Follow through with prospective leads based upon information produced by the Call Centre Coordinator
  • Input correct data gathered from correspondences into the database
  • Act as a liaison between potential donors and Development Officers for all Teen Challenge centres in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick 
  • Communicate bookings to the Call Centre Coordinator

Donor Relations

  • Identify and assess donor’s needs in order to achieve overall donor satisfaction 
  • Act as a liaison between our donors and the Development Team for all Teen Challenge centres across Canada
  • Follow through with prospective leads based upon information produced by the Call Centre Coordinator
  • Input correct data gathered from correspondences into multiple databases, ensuring accuracy and data hygiene on a regular basis 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum high school diploma or relevant 
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience, preferably in a call-centre setting 
  • Mature, dependable and self-motivated
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks while working well under pressure within a team setting
  • Exceptional customer service skills 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, resourcefulness, flexibility, adaptability, leadership, troubleshooting and discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly transmit and receive information by email, phone and in person
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Productivity Software

APPLY: online at http://www.teenchallenge.ca/contact-us/employment

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CHOIR DIRECTOR

AURORA ON

PART TIME

The primary responsibility of the Choir Director is to provide support to the outreach ministry at Teen Challenge Canada. The incumbent acts as a liaison between the Centre and churches. Responsibilities include: planning the order of service for each outreach, scheduling sound checks and ensuring sound requirements are met, directing choir practices, preparing choir repertoire, and performing administrative functions.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Choir Director:

  • Provide students with choir repertoire and create song list based upon season and function type
  • Direct and lead Centre choir practices
  • Attend meetings to discuss needs pertaining to choir and upcoming outreach event
  • Create and distribute a set agenda to the sound check person to ensure preparedness
  • Purchase clothing and items based upon the needs of choir
  • Act as a liaison between the centre, development and churches
  • Effectively communicate with churches to ensure an appropriate song list is prepared
  • Update song database on a consistent basis
  • Create PowerPoints to ensure the song lyrics correspond with the song list

Administrative:

  • Handle sensitive/confidential material strictly in accordance with Teen Challenge Canada
  • Responsible for ensuring office inventory supplies are restocked and stored properly
  • Email appropriate parties the results of incoming outreach donations, as required
  • Pickup incoming mail and send out outgoing mail on behalf of students, student’s families, employees, and other recipients

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5-10 years relevant administrative experience
  • Driver’s License Class G
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Productivity Software
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  • APPLY ONLINE at http://www.teenchallenge.ca/contact-us/employment

 


COUNSELOR

LONDON (LAMBETH) ON

PART-TIME (8-12 hours)                                                                                                                     

If you want the opportunity to utilize your skills and passions for helping provide hope and healing in the context of a soul-caring, professional, Christian community, this job just might be right for you.

Established in 1990, Christian Counselling Centre is a non-profit organization providing care for human souls.  Their passion is to help others live deeply from their hearts and experience relational transformation.  Christian Counselling Centre provides biblically-based counselling and support to individuals and faith communities. Christian Counselling Centre also provides various other opportunities for personal growth, deep encouragement and Christian spiritual formation. For those wanting to work closely in a team setting, we are currently looking to expand our existing counseling staff. 

All candidates must:

  • Have a Master’s degree in Counselling, Counselling & Guidance, Psychology or other behavioral science from an accredited university.
  • Agree with the statement of faith of Christian Counselling Centre.
  • Have a strong, growing faith in Jesus Christ.
  • Be currently involved in a local Christian church community.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills (detail-oriented)
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Client Management software.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Experience, education or training in a biblical counseling model.
  • Three or more years of counseling experience.
  • Specialty in counselling sexual assault victims and younger children
  • Ability to work with men’s issues

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email the following information to info@christiancounsellingcenter.ca

1-Cover letter and Resume, 2-Your personal Statement of Faith

We appreciate all applicants’ interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

 

Development Representative

Brampton, ON

 

Partners International Canada is a world leader in best-practice Christian, cross-cultural partnerships that focus on equipping locally-led church ministries to transform lives and communities in the least reached and least resourced regions of the world. Through holistic development and Christian witness we work exclusively through local leaders to resource growth and ministry outcomes.

 

Mission Statement: Bringing Canadians into partnership with locally-led Christian ministries to advance the Kingdom of God through holistic and sustainable development.

 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Representative will acquire new donors through existing and new channels and manage our existing donor relationships to increase regional revenues. We are seeking an extremely resourceful individual with a proven ability to build and cultivate relationships. The ideal candidate is a natural leader with clear communication skills and core Christian values who desires to mobilize individuals and churches for international mission.
 

Responsibilities:

    Develop and expand new church and donor relationships

    Coordinate with International Operations to prepare and deliver investment proposals

    Assume primary responsibility when our international partners visit Canada including: coordinating and managing travel, schedule meetings with donors, churches and organizations and conduct presentations

Skills & Requirements:      
    University degree or College diploma in business, marketing or international development

    5 years of donor development in the charity sector or comparable sales experience

    Managed a donor/sales portfolio in excess of $750K

 

To Apply:

 Please forward your resume and cover letter, including your ideal salary range to:  

ATTN: Development Representative - Ontario:

 By email:    Anita.Kostka@Partnersinternational.ca

By mail:    Partners International Canada

 8500 Torbram Road – Unit 56

Brampton, ON    L6T 5C6

 

JD Smith and Associates Insurance Brokers

Richmond Hill ON

Personal Lines Insurance Broker - Customer Service Representative (CSR), RIBO Licensed

Technical Service Representative (TSR) – Non-RIBO Licensed is acceptable  

Commercial Insurance Broker – Producer/Niche Marketing, RIBO Licensed

JD Smith & Associates Insurance Brokers of Richmond Hill is looking to grow their service team and their sales team. They have a position open in personal lines and possibly on the  sales side. If you are looking to join a mid-sized brokerage, representing all the major markets, with a sales support team in place, they are the insurance office for you!

Dedicated professionals provide best-in-class service and products within the Home, Auto, and Commercial insurance services industry. They are a growing and innovative brokerage seeking an energetic, driven, and thoughtful individual to join our team.

As part of the insurance team your goal is to provide an exceptional service experience to draw new clients. You will demonstrate a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service and building their brand in the communities they serve.

Responsibilities/Duties:

·   Manage a group of current customers and provide customer service including, policy changes, coverage upgrades, risk control and renewal quotes.

·   Complete and perform home and auto insurance product for new and existing customers.

·   Communicate effectively and provide professional advice to clients, resulting in positive client engagement and high client satisfaction.

·   Contact current clients to upsell new policy coverages, point out any applicable changes, notify them of any issues, complete payment transactions, provide tailored solutions, and confirm up-to-date and accurate client information.

·   Verify underwriting information with respect to new business, renewals, endorsements, and claims for completeness and accuracy.

Qualifications and experience:

·   R.I.B.O. Registered Insurance Broker of Ontario (RIBO) License in good standing or can be renewed. (if you are currently an insurance underwriter in personal/commercial lines, they will also consider your application).

·   College diploma, university degree or equivalent experience an asset.

·   Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in a customer/sales focused role within the insurance industry (Insurance Brokerage or Agency).

·   Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) or Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation is an asset.

·   Previous insurance sales experience: 3 - 5 years.

Please email your resume to manager@jdsmithinsurance.com . Please include the position title within the subject line. Due to volume of responses, only those qualifying for an interview will be contacted.


Abundance Canada

Gift Planning Consultants

Winnipeg MB and Kitchener ON

Abundance Canada has openings for two gift planning consultants—one serving Manitoba and Saskatchewan based in the Winnipeg office and the other serving Ontario and Eastern Canada based in the Kitchener office.

Consultants are responsible for developing customized gift planning strategies for generous people to facilitate their current and legacy giving. Experience and knowledge of gift planning tools and strategies, an aptitude for financial matters and strong communication skills are essential. The successful candidate will be active in a local Christian church and have an appreciation for the wider Christian church community and related organizations.

Abundance Canada is a donor-advised, faith-based charitable foundation committed to helping the Christian community live generously with the financial resources God has entrusted to them.

Abundance Canada offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please visit www.abundance.ca/careers for a complete job description. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

When submitting your resume, please indicate clearly if you are applying for the Winnipeg or Kitchener position. 

Please submit resume to:

Gayle Fangrad, Administrative Assistant

Abundance Canada                 

207-50 Kent Avenue

Kitchener, Ontario  N2G 3R1

Tel: (519) 745-7821 ext 205

Email: gfangrad@abundance.ca

1.800.772.3257  |  abundance.ca


 

New Christian School

Mexico City

Elementary School Teachers

Certified elementary teachers (experienced or brand new!) are required to teach at a new Christian school in Mexico City, “BridgeWay North American School”. The school is developed by a bunch of Christ followers and some friends at UWM, Teach Beyond, and C&MA Canada.

http://www.bridgewaymexico.com/home/

Here is the link to the teacher jobs postings from the education partner “Teach Beyond”

http://go.teachbeyond.org/?role=all&country=119%3B%23Mexico&jb_action=search

For further local information locally contact Rudy Kraayvanger, a director on the school board, at rudy@kraco.ca or 905 623-1101.


Toronto City Mission

Fundraising Coordinator

Primary Objectives: The Fundraising Coordinator will primarily be responsible for overseeing the fundraising activities and secondarily assisting with administration of TCM. Help fulfill Spark | Purposeful Giving by building a community of prayer, volunteer, and financial supporters. The Fundraising Coordinator will work as part of a Development Team, supervised by the Manager of Partner Relations. The Fundraising Coordinator will work particularly close with the Communications Coordinator as well as the Executive Director.

Terms of Employment:

  • Position type: Full-time
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Supervised by: Manager of Partner Relations
  • Remuneration: TBD (a portion to be faith support)

Full job posting is here.


 

 

 

Finance Manager

Mt Hagen, Papua New Guinea

Full-time

This person will be responsible for providing effective financial management including budgeting, reporting, performance monitoring and providing year end accounts for audit.

Other duties will include providing financial feedback to the program manager and to departmental managers regarding the performance of their departments.

The role would suit a qualified accountant who is experienced in financial management, using MS Excel and financial software packages.

There is an occupational requirement for overseas staff to be committed Christians, sent and supported by their home church, and able to support and promote the Christian ethos and beliefs of MAF as a mission organization through taking part in Christian activities such as church events, prayer meetings etc. All roles (unless otherwise specified) require some personal support-raising to be carried out under the guidance and training of MAF Canada.

 

For more information please go to www.mafc.org/recruiting/businessadministrator where you will find general requirements and can complete an online application form.

 

 

Teacher

Juba Christian Academy – Juba, South Sudan

Full time (one full school year)

Are you passionate about Christian Education?

Juba Christian Academy in Juba, South Sudan, has a unique opportunity to spearhead an effort to bring quality Christian education to Juba.  This international school is seeking experienced teachers at the Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary/Early Primary levels. Ideal candidates will be qualified teachers with a minimum of two years’ experience and a commitment to Christ.

JCA will provide teachers with accommodation and a monthly stipend.

Please contact April Habeger at admin@jcasouthsudan.org for more information.

 

Short Term Finance Manager

Kampala, Uganda

A short-term finance manager is sought to monitor and protect the financial and legal health of the program and support other finance departments in the East Africa Region as appropriate.

The post holder will oversee the work of the Uganda finance department and other finance teams (as appropriate).  They will be required to manage financial risk and fulfil the requirements of regulating authorities, together with participating in the leadership of the program.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIM or equivalent).  They will have experience in managing a finance team, managing relationships with auditors, bankers and lawyers.  They will have experience in accounting systems and internal control procedures, preparing budgets and accounts and have the ability to research and assimilate laws and regulations and evaluate their impact.

Occupational requirement for the post holder to be a committed Christian, able to share MAF Canada’s Christian beliefs and values.

 

Short Term Deputy Program Manager

Juba, South Sudan

Based in Juba, South Sudan and accountable to the Program Manager, the post holder will act as a deputy for the Program Manager during his absence and to represent the PM at key meetings as necessary.

In addition they will ensure all operational activities in the program are carried out within the approved annual budget by monitoring internal control systems and taking corrective action where necessary. They will also ensure that all operational activities of the program are well coordinated by managing the heads of other departments within the program.

The post holder should have previous management experience ideally in an aviation or cross cultural environment and excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

Occupational requirement for the post holder to be a committed Christian, able to agree with and proactively represent MAF Canada’s Christian beliefs and values.

 


Faithlife Financial

 

PRACTICE BUILDER ASSOCIATE/ MARKETING ASSOCIATE

FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE SERVICES INDUSTRY


Financial & Insurance Advisor seeks forward-thinking mature individual to assist in business development.

This individual will have: 

- Good project management skills.

-  Strong spoken language skills for effective presentation of information and response to questions from clients, wholesalers, insurance and investment carriers, and the general public.
- Experience managing incoming calls and proactively making out-going calls.
- Ability to book appointments for the advisor.

- Ability to establish good relations with centers of Influence and back-office personnel.

- Ability to represent business at tradeshows (occasionally) and bring in leads.
- Ability to use business acumen to seek out networking opportunities for the Advisor to increase client base production.
- 3 – 5 years’ experience working in the insurance and investment industry. Willing to train for a suitable candidate.

 

Additional qualities and experience: 

- Self-motivated with the ability to work within stringent guidelines. 

- Detailed-oriented.

- Sound judgment skills when dealing with private client information.
- Fluent in English.
- Willing to take courses to improve industry knowledge.

- Familiar with Social Media, Database management, Contact Management system and Microsoft Office programs.

- Working knowledge of products in the insurance and investment industry.

- Excellent written word skills to write letters, presentations, social media posts and other correspondence as required. 

- Opportunity to connect to the Lutheran market and also business owners.

 

Please submit cover letter along with resume and hourly rate for consideration to kbaker@faithlifefinancial.ca . No phone call please.


Employment Wanted

Lorne MacDonald

 1501 – 1966 Main Street West

 Hamilton, ON L8S 1J6

 Home 289.396.0808 | Cell 289.439.6044

lornemacdonald@outlook.com

Objectives

With over seventeen years experience providing creative leadership to a multi-functional workforce engaged in the delivery of professional services to public and private clients I am seeking a career change to enable me to serve God full time. I bring a Masters of Arts Theological Studies degree (2015), a diploma in Labour Relations and the gift to work well with others and support their growth and initiatives.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Spiritual giftedness includes: teaching, intersession, networking with a strong faith in Jesus Christ
  • Exceptional managerial skills over the course of my career including responsibility for clients, employee development, team building and mentoring in a very client focused market
  • A trusted advisor in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and business process development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and exemplary leadership qualities
  • Project Managed several successful EAM projects
  • Able to develop goals, cast vision, supervise and develop staff
  • Long term relationships with children, teens, young adults and families in several communities due to my involvement in Christian Education and church ministries, coaching hockey, soccer and softball
  • Years of coming alongside families from Christian and secular communities including different cultures and beliefs
  • Plan to Protect Certification (Refugee and New Immigrant Orientation Training)
  • Leading With Care (Safety for Children, Youth and Vulnerable Adults) training and experience
  • Led several local and international mission fund raising projects
  • Proficient in the following software programs: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Adobe PDF and numerous Enterprise Asset Management programs

 

Education                

  • Master of Arts Theological Studies – Covenant Seminary (PCA) St Louis, Missouri – 2015
  • Christian Faith and Life Certificate – Knox College (PCC) Toronto, Ontario – 2003
  • Labour Relations Diploma – Athabasca University – Athabasca, Alberta - 2001

 

Work History

  • Director of Professional Services – Bell Createch AMS (2009 – Present)

Hamilton, Ontario

Manage / mentor Professional Services staff and administer practice development, assisting with career goals and objectives. Provide Client Relationship and Engagement Management on large complex projects. Oversee pre-sales activities. Lead Business Process Flow development as well as PMO governance including quality control. A trusted advisor in the area of Best Business Practices

 

  • Senior Business Analyst - Bermuda Electric Light Company (2007 – 2009)

Pembroke, Bermuda

I re-organized the processes and procedures in Maintenance, Inventory, Purchasing and Finance.  Reengineered business process flows in the maintenance group for Power Generation and Distribution which resulted in process improvement in planning, scheduling and execution of work Project managed a complex SAP upgrade and virtualization of several integrated systems.

 

  • Manager Project Management Office - Bell Createch AMS (2000 – 2007)

Hamilton, Ontario

Deliver numerous Enterprise Asset Management projects as the Lead Consultant / PM specializing in maintenance, purchasing, storeroom and finance for the first six years I was with the company. Promoted to the Manager of the Project Management Office and directed the team of Project Managers and served as a pre-sales adviser.


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