Tuesday, November 9, 2010

EarthSave is Hiring! Office Admin, p/t, $15/hr

Hi Everyone!

I got this in my inbox today from the Vancouver Meatless Meetup, which is run by EarthSave Canada. You'll probably not find a bigger enclave of vegans anywhere else, so if that's your bent and you want to work with them, here's your chance:

Earthsave Canada is looking for an office admin person.

You may not be looking for employment yourself, but maybe you know someone who knows someone who is, so please forward this notice to your contacts. Thanks!

Office & Membership Administrator

Earthsave Canada is seeking a part-time (4 days a week) Office & Membership Administrator for our office in Vancouver. Earthsave Canada is a registered charity that encourages the transition to a plant-based diet for health, environmental, and animal welfare concerns. For more information, visit: http://www.earthsave.ca.

Job Purpose

Oversee the efficient running of Earthsave Canada’s office, including bookkeeping; develop efficient systems; formalize routines; oversee volunteers; and provide administrative support for campaigns and programs.

Duties and responsibilities

• Perform full-cycle accounting: accounts receivable reconciliation, financial statement preparation, accounts payable, payroll, filing tax remittances, and year end
• Undertake general office administrative tasks
• Manage and maintain databases
• Manage membership program: processing memberships, mail outs, inquiries, monthly and weekly routine tasks
• Help with the production and mail-out of our newsletter and other publications
• Delegate tasks to key volunteers and manage volunteers
• Help with events, campaigns, and other initiatives


• At least 3 years experience in bookkeeping and office administration, preferably in a not-for-profit organization
• Well-organized, detail-oriented, and willing to learn and take initiative
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience working with volunteers
• Self-motivated and able to prioritize yet still maintain routine of timely weekly tasks
• Excellent computer skills and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software
• Experience with new media and e-marketing, and content management systems would be beneficial

Compensation: Starting $15/hour
Deadline for Application: November 22, 2010

How to Apply

Send an email to nancy at earthsave dot ca. Make sure your cover letter appears within the body of your email and that your resume is attached, with your last name on it, not “Earthsave.doc”

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