Careers

1. COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICER (Part-Time)

Program: Women & Gender Affairs

Project: SHOCKPROOFING COMMUNITIES – Renewals

Job Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Job type: Full-time Contract; Remote Work

Contract length: 6 Weeks

No. of positions: One (1)

Application Deadline: April 22, 2022

Expected Start Date: May 2, 2022

Compensation: $21.00 per hour; 25hrs per week

Reports to: Project Lead

The Community Outreach Officer will work closely with the Project team and other KCA officials to carry out their duties.

You need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and community-driven to take on this exciting role. This position requires someone equipped with a positive attitude and readiness to be a team player.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing a work plan that identifies the goals and activities required for the duration of the contract.
  • Developing and/or maintain a filing system and maintain work files that are up to date, accurate and concise.
  • Providing research and support activities in the development and execution of outreach strategies and activities
  • Provide administrative support in preparation for community engagement activities including event management, logistics planning and coordination.
  • Preparing and submitting required administrative documentation including purchase orders, regular travel and time sheets.
  • Contact Potential Project beneficiaries
  • Onboard New Project beneficiaries
  • Maintain Project beneficiaries’ database
  • Build authentic relationships with project beneficiaries
  • Participate in Case Management Meetings

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Social Work, Psychology or related field of study
  • Minimum one-year experience working with racialized communities is preferred.
  • Competency in computer applications including Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Written and verbal Communication skills
  • Strong experience preparing reports.
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Active listening skills
  • Friendly, enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

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2. FINANCE OFFICER (Part-Time)

Program: Women & Gender Affairs

Project: SHOCKPROOFING COMMUNITIES - Renewals

Job Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Job type: Full-time Contract; Remote Work

Contract length: 10 Weeks

No. of positions: One (1)

Application Deadline: April 22, 2022

Expected Start Date: May 2, 2022

Compensation: $24.00 per hour; 30hrs per week

Reports to: Project Lead

The Finance Officer will work within the Secretariat as part of the project implementation team while liaising with the Women & Gender Affairs Program Director, Field Support Social Workers, Project Consultants as well as other internal and external stakeholders.

This position requires someone with high professional approach, use of tact, superior organizational skills, ability to work with minimal error under pressure, good judgment, initiative, flexibility, ability to deal in an effective and cooperative manner with a variety of people.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain books of accounts
  • Processing expense reimbursements
  • Assist in preparing grant project report
  • Analyzing and recommending improvements to financial processes and procedures
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Maintaining financial files, records, and historical data
  • Filing and organizing records
  • Perform other administrative duties as required


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in accounting, finance or related field of study
  • Minimum 2 years experience in accounting and finance profession is preferred.
  • Extensive Intuit QuickBooks experience (bank reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries and financial reports)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Teams and Office 365 is a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. VLOOKUP, PIVOT Tables, Sum Formula)
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and timelines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy.

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3. COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICER (Full-Time)

Program: Women & Gender Affairs

Project: SHOCKPROOFING COMMUNITIES – Recovery

Job Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Job type: Full-time Contract; Remote Work

Contract length: 5 Months

No. of positions: One (1)

Application Deadline: May 22, 2022

Expected Start Date: June 13, 2022

Compensation: $23.00 per hour; 35hrs per week + Extended Health Benefits

Reports to: Project Lead

The Community Outreach Officer will work closely with the Project team and other KCA officials to carry out their duties.

You need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and community-driven to take on this exciting role. This position requires someone equipped with a positive attitude and readiness to be a team player.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing a work plan that identifies the goals and activities required for the duration of the contract.
  • Developing and/or maintain a filing system and maintain work files that are up to date, accurate and concise.
  • Providing research and support activities in the development and execution of outreach strategies and activities
  • Provide administrative support in preparation for community engagement activities including event management, logistics planning and coordination.
  • Preparing and submitting required administrative documentation including purchase orders, regular travel and time sheets.
  • Contact Potential Project beneficiaries
  • Onboard New Project beneficiaries
  • Maintain Project beneficiaries’ database
  • Build authentic relationships with project beneficiaries
  • Participate in Case Management Meetings

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Social Work, Psychology or related field of study
  • Minimum one-year experience working with racialized communities is preferred.
  • Competency in computer applications including Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Written and verbal Communication skills
  • Strong experience preparing reports.
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Active listening skills
  • Friendly, enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

 

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4. FINANCE OFFICER (Full-Time)

Program: Women & Gender Affairs

Project: SHOCKPROOFING COMMUNITIES - Recovery

Job Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Job type: Full-time Contract; Remote Work

Contract length: 5 months

No. of positions: One (1)

Application Deadline: May 22, 2022

Expected Start Date: June 13, 2022

Compensation: $25.00 per hour; 35hrs per week + Extended Health Benefits

Reports to: Project Lead

The Finance Officer will work within the Secretariat as part of the project implementation team while liaising with the Women & Gender Affairs Program Director, Field Support Social Workers, Project Consultants as well as other internal and external stakeholders.

This position requires someone with high professional approach, use of tact, superior organizational skills, ability to work with minimal error under pressure, good judgment, initiative, flexibility, ability to deal in an effective and cooperative manner with a variety of people.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain books of accounts
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Generating periodic financial reports for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Processing expense reimbursements
  • Assist in grant project proposal budgeting
  • Analyzing and recommending improvements to financial processes and procedures
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Maintaining financial files, records, and historical data
  • Filing and organizing records
  • Perform other administrative duties as required

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in accounting, finance or related field of study
  • Minimum 2 years experience in accounting and finance profession is preferred.
  • Extensive Intuit QuickBooks experience (bank reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries and financial reports)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Teams and Office 365 is a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. VLOOKUP, PIVOT Tables, Sum Formula)
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and timelines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy.

 

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Suitably qualified persons are invited to submit their cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of 3 professional references through www.indeed.ca - CLICK HERE TO APPLY

While Kenyan Canadian Association thanks all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone calls please.

 

Why Work with KCA

KCA’s work is important, cutting-edge, and fast-paced. We encourage curiosity, innovation, and flexibility, and we provide a phenomenal learning experience.

KCA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and provides a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We promote responsibility, respect, honesty, and professional excellence.

The work ethic of our staff, volunteers, representatives and partners corresponds to the values and mission of the organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and programs need.

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Ontario, Canada.
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