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Director of Finance and Operations

Responsibilities: To manage Interval House of Hamilton’s overall financial management, risk management systems including accounting of a not-for-profit charitable corporation, Ministry financial reporting, payroll, HST reporting, accounts receivable and payable and maintaining employee personnel records. Preparation of budgets and dealing with the corporate auditors is required. The candidate will be expected to participate as an active member of the Interval House management team and prepare current and timely financial statements and reports of Interval House operations and its programs.

Competencies:  Driven for results; integrity and trustworthy; organizational agility; accuracy; priority setting; time management; approachability; decision quality; detail oriented; and technical savvy.

Qualifications: Post-secondary diploma/degree from a recognized college/university in a relevant accounting/business discipline. Minimum of 3 years direct experience and sound working knowledge of SAGE 50 (or comparable financial data-software system), Office 365, ADP. CGA/CMA and Human Resource Management experience/training, sound decision-making, judgment skills and troubleshooting required. Demonstrated ability to work to deadlines in a multi-dimensional environment and to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and attention to detail. Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and an insured vehicle in good working order. Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check clearance. An understanding of Interval House of Hamilton’s programs would be a critical asset. Bilingual an asset.

Duties: Hands on management all aspects of accounting, financial operations and business financial systems. Ensure preparation of regular financial/budget statements, Ministry reports and related material and funding/grant applications. Develop and monitor financial control mechanisms and actual to budgetary controls. Management of all IT equipment and troubleshooting. 

Lead the annual audit process, including ensuring the preparation of all related materials, schedules and information as required to facilitate the audit process. Coordinate and prepare all applicable reporting related to business and finance, including Annual Charitable Returns and other applicable government returns/remittances/regulations. Provide statistical and financial analysis data to Executive Director. Ensure financial compliance with all applicable regulatory legislation of a municipal, provincial, or federal requirement. 

No remote work.

Interval House of Hamilton is an equal opportunity employer so please notify us of any workplace accommodations needed at the time of the interview. 

Interval House of Hamilton is committed to fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. In extension, we believe that a diverse staff working in an inclusive environment will make sound and more innovative decisions, better serving the Interval House of Hamilton organization and 

consequently the population it serves.

PLEASE FORWARD LETTER OF INTEREST describing your skills, competencies and experiences and your knowledge of feminist counselling and your salary expectations along with a current resume to:

                Executive Director, at info@intervalhousehamilton.org  

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE or DROP OFFs.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 NOTE: no resumes will be accepted after the deadline

Deadline:  October 01, 2021 – 4:00pm     

 

Contract Cleaner

Interval House of Hamilton is looking to hire a part time contract cleaner. This is a contract position for six months to help staff keep up with the routines associated with the current pandemic.

The cleaner will provide feminist (diverse intersectional) based compassionate and innovative daily supports in support of women and their children living in the shelter. Major responsibilities will include: providing general cleaning and maintaining of the shelter in keeping with health and safety standards of Interval House of Hamilton, Health Protection and Promotion Act and Public Health Standards; organizing and storing supplies, donations, maintaining agency property and equipment safely and securely; and promoting and implementing steps to ensure a safe, secure and comfortable shelter for our residents,

The position is for 24 hours per week. The hours of the position will be dictated by the needs of the shelter and will be decided upon by the Manager of Residential Programs. Candidates must be able to adapt to changing needs/hours.

Education: High School diploma, equivalent, or some college.
Experience: Minimum two years’ experience working in a similar role.
Other: Valid First Aid/CPR certification, valid WHMIS certification, valid certification in Bill 168, valid certification in AODA, valid certification in Occupational Health and Safety, original copy of police vulnerable sector clearance and meet the requirements of vulnerable sector standards for employment by our agency. Bi-lingual or a second language an asset

Please apply with your resume by email no later than 4 pm August 17 2021.

Resumes will not be accepted after the due date.

NO PHONE CALLS

If you require accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process, please notify us to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodations. IHOH is an equal opportunity employer and strives to be reflective and inclusive of the communities we serve. We encourage individuals who identify as Indigenous, racialize, immigrant, LGBTQI+, or disAbled to apply. We appreciate your interest in this employment opportunity, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Front Line Shelter Relief

Relief Staff are vital to our agency in providing casual, on call coverage for the shelter. We are in need of multiple relief staff who are available to work a variety of shifts sometimes with short notice in our 24/7 facility. Shifts can range from Monday-Friday's, overnights, weekends and holidays.

Interval House of Hamilton is a SEIU unionized workplace.

POSITION DETAILS:

The Front-Line Shelter Relief Staff should give support to, and contribute to, the case management goals, plans, and strategies for women and their children in the shelter. They encourage a caring, healthy, safe and positive work and residential setting for women in the shelter. Workers assist woman, and case-management, to asses and plan for her personal safety, coping (harm reduction if necessary), counselling and legal supports needs/requirements. They promote weekly support groups and activities to help women through this difficult time in their lives, and provide productive outlets for them to promote personal growth and healing. Counsellors work to prevent, manage and defuse any behavioural issues that arise within the shelter and to help them manage the personal and emotional issues that are causing them to act this way.

SKILLS AND COMPENTENCIES REQUIRED

  • Action oriented
  • Approachability & Humour
  • Client focus
  • Compassion
  • Creative
  • Crisis management/conflict resolution
  • Decision quality and results driven,
  • Diversity and inclusion practice
  • Ethics and Values
  • Excellent written and verbal skills,
  • Feminist based counseling
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Interpersonal & Political Savvy
  • Listening
  • Sound knowledge legislation affecting abused women
  • Technical Skills
  • Working knowledge of harm reduction strategies

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Education:

Undergraduate degree in Social Work (from recognized University/College) or related disciplines.

Experience:

Minimum two years’ experience working in Women’s Services and preference to residential setting. Experience with group facilitation and program planning. Experience working with high risk women and working with Stages of Change model an asset.

Other:

Valid First Aid/CPR certification, Valid ASSIST Certification, Valid PMAB/CPI/UMAB Certification, valid Ontario driver’s license and own vehicle or access to, as well as the appropriate corresponding insurance. Be educated in harm reduction strategies and practices. Member of College of Social Work, bi-lingual or a second language an asset.

Working Enviroment/Hazards

A residential women’s shelter environment is fast past, continuously changing and crisis management communal work. Employees will work with diverse groups of women and children in traumatic emotional states, and must be willing to assist them with personal care items, assist with communal living, conflict management, crisis counselling and advocate for women with community and justice services.

Front-line relief staff are expected to do a reasonable amount of work in the office due to documentation and therefore some sitting is required. However, staff must also maintain a presence on the floor and assist the women with their reasonable daily needs.

Hours of Work: Work is part time and call-in relief. The employee needs to recognize that part time relief work does not offer a predictable work schedule, however guaranteed 1 to 2 shifts per schedule under the terms provided upon employment.

PLEASE FORWARD RESUME & LETTER OF INTEREST describing your skills, competencies and experiences and your knowledge of feminist counselling along with a current resume 

By email: info@intervalhousehamilton.org

By mail: 630 Sanatorium Road, Hamilton, ON, L9C 7S7

NO PHONE CALLS

If you require accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process, please notify us to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodations. IHOH is an equal opportunity employer and strives to be reflective and inclusive of the communities we serve. We encourage individuals who identify as Indigenous, racialize, immigrant, LGBTQI+, or disAbled to apply. We appreciate your interest in this employment opportunity, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 
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