Refugee Program Associate

Please note that this position is part-time (up to 20 hours per week), and is expected to last for 6 months.

PURPOSE

Assess World Renew’s sponsorship financial guidelines and budget template in light of governmental requirements, and assist sponsoring groups to develop the needed budget and settlement plans. This position is expected to last for 6 months.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Analyze and assess World Renew's budget template and sponsorship finance guidelines in terms of consistency and compliance with government guidelines/ requirements and World Renew’s Sponsorship Agreement. Consult with and review other Sponsorship Agreement Holder’s formats and guidelines used.

  2. Revise World Renew's budget template and sponsorship finance guidelines as necessary.

  3. For privately sponsored applications submitted and for privately sponsored applications to be submitted
    a. communicate and interpret the finance guidelines and budget template with sponsors
    b. provide guidance to sponsors on the finance guidelines and requirements of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada as well as the budget development based on the family composition of the persons to be sponsored
    c. ensure budgets are returned to World Renew for review in a timely fashiond. review budgets and settlement plans, provide feedback and ensure budgets and settlement plans are correct and finalized prior to the submission of a private sponsorship application

  4. Perform other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability desired.

  1. Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA

  2. Committed to Christ and able to recognize this position as one that contributes to the work of God’s Kingdom

  3. Committed to working towards gender equality, equity and justice in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure

  4. Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment that values diversity and equality, as well as have respectful relationships with others

  5. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

  6. Demonstrated bookkeeping skills and/or basic accounting knowledge and principles

  7. Demonstrated budgeting and financial management experience with ability to explain budgets and financial management to sponsoring groups 

  8. Demonstrated competency in various computer applications, Google products, and Microsoft Office (Excel)

  9. General knowledge about refugee resettlement and the private sponsorship of refugees is preferred

  10. Experience in working with external partners in program delivery is preferred

  11. Cooperative demeanour; flexible and adaptable team player

  12. Disciplined, self-motivated work style

  13. Well-developed organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritize when faced with multiple tasks

  14. A working knowledge of the CRCNA and particularly of World Renew is an asset

  15. Legal ability to work in Canada

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  1. At minimum a college diploma in bookkeeping, accounting or related field is required

  2. Two years of work experience in financial management and/or budgeting is required

For more information about this position, or to apply, please go to website https://worldrenew.net/careers. The application deadline for this opportunity is May 5, 2019.

Jorita Mulder

8:14 AM (1 hour ago)

to me

Hi Jon, 


I am so sorry- I just emailed you the wrong job! Please disregard the Refugee Program Associate job description below, and instead use this job description. 

Again, sorry for the confusion! 

Thank you for your assistance!

Jorita



Donor Records Specialist

World Renew seeks a Donor Records Specialist to maintain accurate donor and member records, and process gifts according to established procedures

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Organize incoming gifts according to donor type, gift type, and priority

  2. Analyze gifts and exercise good judgment to determine proper donor identification, fund code, appeal code, and gift type

  3. Identify special circumstances that require additional research or input; perform the necessary research, and/or obtain appropriate guidance

  4. Enter gifts in a timely and accurate manner

  5. Verify gift batches to ensure accuracy; produce batch reports; assist with deposit reconciliation

  6. Initiate receipts in a timely fashion, reviewing for accuracy. Communicate with appropriate staff when receipts are ready

  7. Update biographic, church membership, and mailing information from returned mail, email, telephone calls, staff from other denominational agencies, obituaries, and other sources to maintain database accuracy

  8. Communicate effectively with all colleagues across the organization

  9. Exercise appropriate levels of confidentiality for donor information

  10. Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA

  2. Demonstrated accurate and fast data entry skills

  3. Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment that values diversity and equality, as well as have respectful relationships with others

  4. Committed to working towards gender equality, equity and justice in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure

  5. Demonstrated ability to perform thorough searches within a database

  6. Ability to maintain positive relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues and constituents

  7. Ability to think critically, listen actively, and write correctly using business standards

  8. Ability to prioritize customer service

  9. Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in situations with unclear information

  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor information

  11. Intermediate experience with MS Word and Excel

  12. Be supportive of the work of World Renew

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Some college coursework preferred

  2. At least one year’s experience updating database information is required, preferably in a non- profit setting

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter online, on or before April 19, 2019 online at: https://worldrenew.net/careers