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You don’t want just any job; you want a meaningful career that allows you to make a positive difference in the lives of young Canadians.

Is this an accurate depiction of your career goal? If so, we want to hear from you! As one of the world’s leading youth organizations, 4-H Canada offers the chance for passionate, enthusiastic, and dedicated individuals to help support, empower, and engage today’s youth.

If you are interested in joining our team, please check out our current job postings:

 

Description:

Position:         Adult Learning Manager
Reports to:     Program Director

Purpose:           

Reporting directly to the Program Director and working alongside the Youth Programs Manager and Admissions Manager, the Adult Learning Manager is responsible for ensuring leadership excellence by supporting the capacity of 4-H volunteers and professionals across the country through the development and delivery of high-quality and engaging knowledge-sharing and digital platforms, learning tools, curriculum, resources and training.

This includes development and oversight of the following key areas:

  1. Capacity building, training and curriculum development
  2. Management of digital learning and knowledge sharing platforms  
  3. Program development and management of 4-H Canada Leadership Summit (annual conference for 4-H volunteer leaders and professionals)
  4. Ongoing collaboration and consultation with partners and stakeholders to assess needs and measure outcomes

As a key member of the Program team, the Adult Learning Manager advises the Director of Programs on issues related to training, resource development and knowledge sharing, and recommends appropriate action and direction. The Adult Learning Manager represents 4-H to internal and external stakeholders through consultation, engagement and training opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality learning resources, tools and curriculum that have demonstrated rigor and integrity with internal and external expertise
  • Provide the Program Director annually with framework of recommendations for resource and tool development as well as a training plan based on national needs assessment
  • Liaise with provincial representatives to foster relationships and collaborate on the development of all resource priorities established for 4-H in Canada 
  • Connect with 4-H stakeholders globally to ensure the collection of world-class tools and resources
  • Manage all digital learning platforms
  • Support the Program Director with research and tools related to outcomes measurement
  • Manage budgets associated with resource development and training
  • Carry out other duties as determined from time to time by the Program Director and/or CEO
  • Represent 4-H in a positive light to internal and external opportunities

Qualifications:

  • University degree in a related field (adult education and/or experiential education)
  • Five or more years’ experience in management role
  • Ability to lead; can work independently, as well as collaboratively as a team member
  • Professional, objective and ethical approach
  • Demonstrated familiarity with adult learning, experiential education and positive youth development approaches
  • Experience in training adults and engaging with volunteers
  • Experience developing curriculum and resources for youth programming and/or educators
  • Proven organizational, planning, and goal-setting skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and to meet competing deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of computer and communications technology, including web-site maintenance
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to ever‐changing needs and to work efficiently with a high degree of personal initiative
  • Ability to obtain a successful background check

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume by June 10, 2018 to Erin Smith, Program Director at esmith@4-h-canada.ca. No phone calls please. If we wish to pursue your application further, you will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in 4-H Canada.

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Deadline to apply:
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Description:

Position: Finance Coordinator
Reports To: Director of Finance and Administration
Time: Three days per week

Purpose:

The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the conduct of day-to-day accounting operations and maintenance of accounting records of the Canadian 4-H Council and the Canadian 4-H Foundation. This provides that the organization's financial records and administrative records are effective and financial systems are efficient and compliant with normal business practices thereby supporting the organizations' capacities to meet their missions and strategic goals.

Responsibilities:

Accounting Operations

  • Conducts the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping operations including processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparation of journal entries and maintenance of the general ledgers for two 4-H organizations
  • Completes bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Prepares budget, banking and cash flow analyses and report updates
  • Calculates and submits quarterly HST reports to Canada Revenue Agency
  • Prepares aged accounts receivable and directs or conducts follow-up of outstanding amounts
  • Maintains a capital assets schedule and calculates amortization of capital assets
  • Maintains a control schedule and calculates periodic entries of 4-H Foundation restricted and non-restricted funds
  • Calculates the 4-H Merchandise cost-of-goods-sold

Financial Management

  • Prepares and maintains a long-term cash flow of receipts and disbursements
  • Prepares and maintains an employee-time allocation to program record
  • Prepares financial component of periodic reports to funders including determination and inclusion of matching requirements and administration allocation, as appropriate
  • Prepares the annual corporate returns to government agencies
  • Provides recommendations for improvement of financial systems and internal controls
  • Provides financial advice to program management and departmental staff members
  • Determines and administers provincial 4-H membership fees and manages grants and contributions to provinces

Payroll and Benefit Management

  • Prepares bi-weekly Ceridian system payroll entries, periodic payroll calculations and changes (salaries and benefits, new, exiting employees, regular and year-end reports, ROE, other)
  • Administers the employee benefit program including determining appropriate employee amounts, communicating entries to and liaising with benefit provider
  • Provides orientation related to pay and benefits to staff

Financial Audit and Program Reviews 

  • In accordance with requests from contribution funders to 4-H programs, provides reports and supporting documents and responses to queries
  • Prepares year-end working papers, schedules, balance sheet and income statement account analyses, deferred revenue calculations, accrual calculations for external auditors

Qualifications and Skills:

  • College diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management/Administration
  • Minimum 2 years’ accounting experience, preferably in the not-for-profit and/or charitable sector
  • Preferred knowledge and/or expense in funds accounting
  • Able to work effectively and accurately on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work collaboratively as a team member
  • Conduct in a professional, objective and ethical approach
  • Proven organizational, planning, and goal setting skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a clear criminal reference check
  • Proficient in Excel, QuickBooks and business system technology
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Operate in an organized self-managed work approach with attention to detail
  • Represent 4-H in a positive light and conduct consistent of a positive youth development organization
  • Bilingualism is an asset

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume by June 11, 2018 to Patricia Hill at: phill@4-h-canada.ca. No phone calls please. If we wish to pursue your application further, you will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in 4-H Canada.

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Deadline to apply:
Monday, June 11, 2018