Careers

WINGS is a nonprofit organization in Edmonton that helps women and children who are escaping domestic abuse by delivering secure long-term housing, counseling, life skills education, and social programs. We are committed to maintaining a positive and engaging workplace for all employees.

“WINGS has the capacity to reduce suffering and to enable these people to change direction. It’s turning a corner, it’s the promise of hope. If just one woman gets healthy and is safe to parent their children, this has a tremendous ripple effect through generations.”
– Program Coordinator at WINGS

Job Openings

Join an amazing team atmosphere and help make a positive change in the lives of women and children in our community.
Interested in joining our team? WINGS is accepting applications for the following positions:

 

Part Time/On Call Facility Reception Worker – IMMEDIATE

Full time Youth Worker

About the Position:

The Financial Controller will assume responsibility for the complete and accurate financial reporting of the Society. The Society is in a period of transformation and is seeking an individual that would be excited by implementing new accounting and banking processes in order to automate financial reporting. The Society is looking for someone who can help build the processes and reporting that we need to grow the organization and offer even more support to women and children in need.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

• Full cycle accounting of the organization along with another member of the finance team

• Cash management and cash forecasting

• Transformation of banking to fully electronic. This individual will be the lead in transitioning to fully electronic banking for the organization within the first 6 months of their post.

• Payroll oversight and review of work performed by third party provider

• Employee benefit oversight

• GST filings and compliance

• Preparation of the Annual Budget

• Preparation of relevant financial information for Grant Applications and reporting as required

• Compilation of Financial Statements and other reporting to present to the board on a monthly basis

• Responsible for the year end audit and providing all required documents to our auditors

• Preparation of the charitable tax return at year end

• Transformation of accounting systems and processes. This individual will be key in deciding on a new accounting and financial reporting system as well as implementing it within the first year of their post.

• All other duties as required by the Executive Director of the Organization

Qualifications and Experience

• CPA Designation or Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Accounting with at least 5 years relevant experience with full cycle accounting preferably within a Not-for-Profit Organization

• Conditions of employment: Clear criminal record check, credit check, and Intervention record check every 3 years.

• The ideal candidate will be a team player that can explain financial reports in a straightforward manner to management and board members. Interest and ability to modernize financial and payroll reporting systems. WINGS is a fast-paced environment with numerous donors and financial sources so strong organizational skills are important.

Offers and Benefits:

An attractive compensation package, including salary, annual bonus program, health and wellness benefits and matching RRSP program.

If you are an experienced accountant in the greater Edmonton area apply in confidence by directly emailing your resume to Kathy Collins (Executive Director). kcollins@wingsofprovidence.ca.

Part Time/On Call Facility Reception Worker – IMMEDIATE

Shift Work Details:

  • Must be available for minimum 1 shift per week as well as on call.
  • Weekends and Stat Holidays, 9am-4:30pm or 4:30pm-12midnight
  • Possible weekday evenings M-F, 4-12 midnight
  • Each shift is 8 hours
  • Pay $18/hour
  • Extreme Southeast location

Requirements of the successful candidate include:

  • Min Grade 12 education; must be over 18 years of age
  • Professional communication skills (phone, interpersonal, written/grammar/spelling, verbal, etc.)
  • Ability to identify and refer calls to next level as necessary.
  • Proficient Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and general office equipment (copier, fax, phone system, etc.)
  • Confidentiality and discretion in the performance of all duties and responsibilities
  • Exhibits professional behavior with residents, staff, and community donors that reflect positively on WINGS and is consistent with the organization’s policies and practices
  • Demonstrates excellent flexibility and effective communication skills in their interactions with others.
  • Motivated to work well independently, proactive, and the ability to multitask
  • Good physical health – duties include janitorial duties, organizing/sorting donations of gently used clothing and household items.
  • Candidate must be mature, able to receive direction and be self-directed, decisive, and flexible.
  • Must be punctual.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector and knowledge of family violence are assets

Organizational Requirements:

  • First Aid CPR Level C
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Child Welfare Check
  • Full vaccination proof required
  • Full PPE is required for shift following the protocols and procedures set by governing agencies.

Resumes to:  adminsupport@wingsofprovidence.ca
No phone calls please

Full time Youth Worker

An excellent opportunity to be part of a team. Enjoy flexible and varied duties including recreational and life skills components of the Youth Program and program development. Implement strategies for building attachment with children. Diploma or Degree in Child and Youth Care or Human Services. Experience with youth, knowledge of family violence an asset. Must be self-directed, demonstrate ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and manage time appropriately. Experience in group facilitation an asset.

Required

  • Criminal record check
  • Child Welfare Check
  • First Aid required
  • Valid Driver’s License

Hours

July – August:   8:30am – 4:30pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri).   1:00pm – 9:00pm (Wed)
Sept – June:   1:00pm-9:00pm

Resumes to:  kkingdom@wingsofprovidence.ca
No phone calls please
Application closes: October 15, 2022

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