Now-Hiring-Director-of-Finance-and-Administration

Now Hiring Director of Finance and Administration

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) serves as a bridge between donors and charities across southern Saskatchewan. For nearly 53 years, SSCF donors have given back over $60 million to community causes leading to an immensely positive impact. The SSCF is a registered charity, public foundation and operates primarily as a pooled endowment with individual fund accounts which are invested and from which grants to charities are made.

The SSCF is currently looking for a detail oriented and experienced professional to join our team as a permanent, full-time Director of Finance and Administration. As the ideal candidate, you will have a degree in public or business administration, significant financial management and/or audit experience, a Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA), leadership experience and a personal passion for and commitment to supporting local charitable organizations.

This position is seen as a centre of expertise with respect to financial issues and you will be relied upon to develop and recommend financial policy and procedures to ensure compliance with industry best practice and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for overseeing both corporate financial matters as well as the management of funds held by the SSCF on behalf of donors, as such, investment management experience would be considered an asset. You will have one direct report.

This is a full-time role of 35 hours per week. You will be offered flexible hours and some remote work opportunities. We feel strongly about having a good work/life balance and as a staff we feel proud of the good work we are doing by engaging in community impact. As a part of the SSCF team, you will support donors and organizations to help make a positive change in your community.

Compensation will be determined based on a combination of education and experience. The salary range for this position is $100,000 – $115,000 annually.

To apply for this position, please send your resume, along with a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications to kaitlin.corcoran@sscf.ca prior to 8:30 am on Monday, July 4, 2022.

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation practices employment equity and is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community, including those who identify as a member of the following groups: visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities.

For the full job posting see here: https://sscf.ca/now-hiring-director-of-finance-and-administration/

What is im&m

What Has IM&M Done For You?

In Motion & Momentum (IM&M)+ is an evidence-based national research project that supports people who are at a pre-employability stage in their careers. “In Motion & Momentum+ is a career readiness program that supports you to move in a way that feels good, taps into your full potential, and creates the life you want to live.” Using experiential learning practices group participants will be supported to develop an action plan for the next step that feels right for them.

The program is best suited for people who:

  • are feeling “stuck”
  • want to make changes in their life
  • want support in making decisions that are right for them
  • enjoy group support and learning

Thank you to the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation!

Work Prep is thrilled to announce the receipt of $15,000 from the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation.    The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation, a private foundation serving the people of South Saskatchewan was established by the late Lorne and Evelyn Johnson to respond to the changing need and opportunities of the community and provides grants to eligible charitable organizations in culture, health, education, environment, recreation and social service sectors.

This money will be used to upgrade our computer technology in the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Computer Resource Centre and Computer Classroom.    These upgrades will support Work Prep to continue serving job seekers on their journey to employment by providing access to new and efficient technology to support their job search and learning and development activities that will support their employment goals.   As Work Prep expands our programs to continue adding innovative service delivery, assessment and learning tools through an e-learning and online format, we rely on the use of efficient and up to date technology to ensure success in our program delivery.  These tools will successfully support job seekers to development skills and knowledge that will support future employment opportunities.

Introducing VR for Job Seekers in Saskatchewan

Virtual Reality career exploration has finally come to Saskatchewan! Job seekers can use the most advanced technology to try jobs virtually and make informed career choices.

Regina Work Prep Centre is proud to be introducing 10 exciting Saskatchewan careers to experience in VR. With more to come in future releases. These virtual careers provide job seekers the chance to try a job before committing a large amount of time and resources to a particular career path. This is greatly beneficial not only for employees, but employers have the added benefit of higher retention rates and more career orientated employees.

You can learn everything about this exciting new technology and possible career paths it could lead you down right here on our website. We are pleased to be launching the new virtual reality section of our website.

http://workprep.ca/virtual-reality/

Here’s the current careers you can try in VR at Regina Work Prep.

http://workprep.ca/career-simulations/

All of the associated labour market information with our current offerings of job simulations.

http://workprep.ca/labour-market-information/

To help kick things off we are launching our VR program with a contest! Please see our Facebook post for details and how you can win yourself a $50 Giant Tiger gift card and the chance to be the first client in our VR program! To learn more check out our Facebook Page.

https://www.facebook.com/ReginaWorkPrep/

Virtual reality is quickly becoming the new reality in the employment world.

Thank you to the Government of Saskatchewan for their partnership and funding investment in our Virtual Reality Project!

RWPC Mental Health Series : Mental Health & Insomnia

RWPC: Mental Health Series

Featuring: Carol Hipfner

Welcome back to our mental health conversations.  Today we will be talking to Carol about mental health and insomnia.  We hope that you find these tips and strategies helpful for a much needed restful nights sleep.  

​For more information or to contact Carol directly, please visit:  https://www.theravive.com/therapists/carol-hipfner.aspx

 

RWPC Mental Health Series : Conversations with Tracy

RWPC: Mental Health Series

Featuring: Carol Hipfner

Join us for the first conversation in a series of mental health tips and strategies, that not only help us through the current health crisis, but that are useful and practical in our day to day lives.

 We are extremely fortunate to have a discussion with a mental health professional with over 30 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge.    Carol Hipfner has a Masters in Health Studies, among other designations in the field of mental health, including Cognitive Behaviour Intervention for Tics (Tourette’s), Edu Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Reflexology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Reality Therapy. 

 Today, Carol has graciously agreed to talk to us about Gratitude.  The idea of focusing on what we are grateful for in our lives is such an important and simple concept, yet one that is often over looked in daily practice.   

 

​For more information or to contact Carol directly, please visit:  https://www.theravive.com/therapists/carol-hipfner.aspx