Careers

Current Opportunities: 

ACCOUNTS CLERK, FINANCE DEPARTMENT (PERMANENT, PART-TIME – 24 HOURS PER WEEK; VACATION & BENEFITS INCLUDED)

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel Halton is seeking an individual with the necessary job skills and 3+ years’ experience to provide support to the Agency’s finance department. This is a multi-faceted position that requires a high level of concentration, speed and accuracy. The successful incumbent would report directly to the Director of Finance and work 24 hours/week from the Agency’s Head Office location – 44 Peel Centre Drive, Suite 200 in Brampton.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Code and process payable invoices and employee expense reports
  • Process accounts payable cheques and online payments
  • Maintain vendor files, answer vendor inquiries
  • Process monthly / quarterly billings for Agency funders and follow-up with outstanding accounts
  • Prepare bank deposits and monthly journal entries
  • Reconcile G/L accounts and update monthly finance reports
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager or designate

Successful candidates will have:

  • A degree and/or diploma from a University or College in a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience; knowledge of SAGE 300 would be considered an asset
  • Strong computer skills and excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, be self-motivated and meet various deadlines
  • Proficiency in the French language is considered an asset

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Marie Palliser, Director of Finance at mariep@efrypeelhalton.ca by November 5th @ 11:59 PM.

For internal applicants (staff, students, and/or volunteers), please indicate the Internal Applicant and the Position Title/Program] in the subject line of your email job application [e.g. “Internal Applicant – Caseworker, Brampton Attendance Centre”].

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit to submit a CPIC prior to the commencement of the position.

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CASEWORKER, BRAMPTON ATTENDANCE CENTRE (PERMANENT, FULL-TIME; VACATION & BENEFITS INCLUDED)

The Brampton Attendance Centre (BAC) is a non-residential community alternative for young women between the ages of 12-17 at the time of their offence in conflict with the law. The female youth participate in structured programming to address identified risk/need factors. The BAC is a gender-specific program which provides an interactive, safe and non-stigmatizing environment for female youth. As well, a comprehensive set of cognitive and evidence based behavioral programs and individualized support services are available, where the female youth are provided with support and direction to develop pro-social attitudes, values, and skills that will increase their ability to cope, self-manage, problem solve, and resolve conflict. Offers a Section 23 education program on-site.

The Full-Time, Permanent BAC Caseworker (5 days/week) must be available to work varying shifts out of varying service locations. The successful incumbent will be responsible for providing opportunities for pro-social attitude and social change for the young female participants, including leadership, conflict management, life skills, educational and employment assistance.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provides direct service to clients in accordance with the Ministry of Child and Youth Services, the Child and Family Services Act, Agency, and BAC Policy and Procedure manuals.
  • Ensures client progress through facilitation of individual and group programming, efficient case management, ongoing program development and the provision of mentoring relationships.
  • Liaises with representatives from the criminal justice system, parents and/or guardians, community agencies and other youth supports.
  • Participates in a team approach to client care, program and service delivery.
  • Facilitates activities and programs that will assist clients in their emotional, social and educational development.
  • Provides informal supervision and support for practicum students and Agency volunteer to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of program services to clients. Assists in the training of new staff in all aspects of the program; including duties, timetables, policies and procedures and the overall philosophy of the program and the Agency.
  • Keeps abreast of trends, community resources and developments in the youth care profession by participating in workshops, conferences, and continued professional development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager or designate.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Graduate of a University or College Program in a related field.
  • Experience working with female at-risk youth; experiencing working within a Section 23 classroom is considered an asset.
  • A demonstrated awareness and understanding of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS), the Child and Family Services Act (CFSA).
  • The ability to maintain and encourage confident assessment, counselling and program facilitation skills in order to effectively interact with clients using a trauma-informed and strength-based approach
  • Knowledge of SMART BOARD programs and development with experience facilitating in one-on-one as well as group settings.
  • Practical knowledge and experience facilitating gender specific and responsive programming.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and leadership skills, with the ability to judiciously handle crisis situations with clients.
  • Strong community development and collaboration skills.
  • Proficiency in the French language is an asset.

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Caitlin Duffy, HR Administrator at cduffy@efrypeelhalton.ca by November 7th 2018 @ 11:59 PM.

For internal applicants (staff, students, and/or volunteers), please indicate the Internal Applicant and the Position Title/Program] in the subject line of your email job application [e.g. “Internal Applicant – Caseworker, Brampton Attendance Centre”].

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit to submit a Vulnerable Sector Search prior to the commencement of the position.

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CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is actively seeking dynamic, innovative and collaborative individuals to join our diverse group of volunteer Board of Directors. The Board of Directors provide strategic leadership to the Agency by committing to excellence in governance and maintaining the Agency’s organizational health for optimum achievement of its goals and mandate. We welcome individuals across the non-profit, for profit, and public sectors as well as community members from diverse Peel communities.

Board Members Commitment:

  • Attend regularly scheduled board meetings on a monthly basis (2 hours in the evening from 6pm-8pm)
  • Preparing for regular and sub-committee meetings
  • Contributing to and joining board committee meetings
  • Representing the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton at community events and other functions

Skills and Competencies — in addition to being recognized in their own fields and/or experience and expertise, the candidates are expected to demonstrate:

  • Understanding of Board Governance Practices
  • Experience in the non-for profit sector, corporate sector, and/or non-profit Boards
  • Demonstrated Leadership Roles within a Board Structure
  • Ability to work cohesively and effectively to actualize the mission and mandate of the Agency

The Board is currently seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Resources and Community Development
  • Policy Development
  • Public Relations
  • Government and Funding Relations

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via email to the Executive Director, Deborah Riddle at driddle@efrypeelhalton.ca titled “Application: Board Member, Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton”.

Please submit your application by December 15, 2018.

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Accessible Hiring Practices

At the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton, we’re committed to developing an inclusive workplace to better serve our communities. We believe that it’s paramount to create space where all of our employees have the opportunity to actualize their professional capacity, build strong relationships, celebrate diversity, collaborate with one another, and find success. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

With that being said, the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is committed to accessible hiring practices. Upon request, accommodation for applications with disabilities is available. If you are applying for this position and require accommodation, please contact cduffy@efrypeelhalton.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs.