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/

You are invited to Work Prep’s 2021-2022 Annual General Meeting

You are invited to Work Prep’s 2021-2022 Annual General Meeting.

The meeting will include a review of the 2021/2022 fiscal year, including approval of the Audited Financial Statements.

When: Jun 22, 2022 10:00 AM Saskatchewan

We require all attendees to register ahead of the meeting. You can register in advance for this meeting, here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlc-CopzguEt1HpbNaIRCd3TqmlxJwgHsh

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The meeting package will be sent electronically closer to the meeting date.

Looking forward to seeing you!

We’re Growing! Join our Team

Are you passionate about the economic and labour market outlook in Saskatchewan and want to make a difference in the lives of individuals in our local Regina community?

Do you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment within an organization that promotes and implements a continuous learning environment, leaving room for the team to innovate to respond to changing needs of our community?

Regina Work Preparation Centre is a leader in the career and workforce development field.  If these questions get you excited, and you want a new and meaningful challenge in your career, consider joining our team in supporting job seekers, the local economy, labour market and community.

We are constantly evolving and growing and are recruiting for additional roles in the following positions:

Team Lead – 1 position
Job Developer – 1 position

Please click the links above to read the full job description and apply by sending your cover letter and resume to lboryski@workprep.ca.   Please clearly indicate the job that you are applying for in your email subject line.  All positions will have an ongoing recruitment process and will be posted until they are filled.

Other Job Openings

South Sask Community Foundation is currently hiring a permanent, full-time Donor Services Administrator.

Job Posting

Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage 

Employment Type:  Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-Regina  

Ministry: Parks Culture and Sport

Salary Range:  $41.174 – $51.598 Hourly
Grade:  SGEU.12.

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) is a natural and Indigenous cultural heritage museum located within Treaty-4 territory, the traditional homelands of the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Established in 1906 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada as the provincial museum, the RSM’s mandate falls within areas that are guided by Treaty Nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10.

The RSM is seeking a permanent, full-time curator to join its vibrant and dedicated team. Curators at the RSM enjoy significant freedoms to lead their program in meaningful and exciting ways, including caring for invaluable and sacred collections, curating new exhibits and in this instance building and maintaining meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities across Saskatchewan. There are many exciting paths that our curators explore, and we are looking for the right person to lead us along this one. Our team is energetic and high-performing, and we strive to maintain a relaxed and enjoyable work environment.

The Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage at the RSM will have the very important lead role in curating Indigenous cultural heritage collections at the museum and they will lead the museum’s engagement with Indigenous communities for a wide variety of museum initiatives.  Reporting to the Head of Research and Collections, the Curator will serve as the primary liaison between the museum and Indigenous communities and will provide direct advice to the museum’s Executive Director on matters pertaining to Indigenous community engagement. The successful candidate will build relationships not only between themselves and First Nations and Metis communities, they will also build them within the RSM.

Primarily responsibilities include:

  • Indigenous cultural heritage collections
    • Engaging Indigenous communities to facilitate the use of museum resources and expertise to provide care and management of cultural heritage collections.
    • Work with knowledge keepers and Elders to ensure that the collections are accessible and cared for in a culturally sensitive and respectful way.
    • Facilitating collections use (e.g., loans, visits, research, exhibits) and repatriation.
    • Growing, developing, and maintaining the tangible Indigenous cultural heritage collections at the museum.
    • Developing intangible collections involving language, traditions, and oral history.
  • Exhibits
    • Leading the development and curation of museum exhibits related to Indigenous cultural heritage.
    • Overseeing consultations with Indigenous communities on exhibit ideas and concepts.
  • Public Engagement
    • In the spirit of reconciliation, presenting lectures, talks, tours, social media, and other presentations related to Indigenous cultural heritage.
    • Responding to questions from the private, public, and government sectors regarding issues around Indigenous cultural heritage.
    • Building and maintaining strong relationships with Indigenous communities, donors, curators, educators, community leaders, media, and others that promote the value and contributions of the museum.

Our ideal candidate for the position is expected to possess the following credentials and skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Indigenous art, culture, histories, traditions, knowledge systems, and/or contemporary issues, on a local, national, and global scale.
  • Understanding and appreciation for professional collections management at a museum – experience working a museum or gallery is considered an asset.
  • The ability to appreciate and apply the expectations regarding Indigenous collections as described in the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Act, in particular understanding that: “the deeper meanings associated with Aboriginal sacred and culturally sensitive objects are known only to Aboriginal members of their cultures of origin.”
  • The confidence, character, and ambition to build and maintain meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities. Having an existing network of contacts within Saskatchewan Indigenous communities is considered an asset.
  • A university degree in a discipline related to the position (e.g., curatorial/museum studies, Indigenous studies, art, ethnology, cultural history), typically this would include a post-secondary degree or, in exceptional situations, an equivalent level of lived, professional, or education experience or a combination thereof.
  • Skills to allow for effective communication to a wide variety of audiences (e.g., students of all ages, general public, government officials, community leaders, academics).
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills that promote team building and a positive workplace environment.

The RSM is located in beautiful Regina, Saskatchewan. The capital city, Regina is big enough to have all the amenities of a big city but small enough to be affordable and with no long commutes to work!  The city is home to the University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada. The city boasts clean air, an abundance of greens spaces and parks, and an extensive network of walking/biking paths. Yes, the winters are cold, but the skies are always blue, and you just can’t beat a Saskatchewan summer. The RSM has been fortunate to attract a diversity of curators from across Canada and the freedoms they have in leading their programs combined with the benefits of living in a city like Regina creates a wonderful work-life balance.

We invite qualified applicants that bring any field of expertise related to museology, collections management, or Indigenous culture and heritage to apply.

Diversity is a core value at the RSM.  We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment for all staff, students, and volunteers.

To best meet the roles and responsibilities that come with being Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage, this competition is designated Aboriginal Persons (First Nations, Inuit, Native American, and Métis) with preference for those with existing relations with Indigenous communities.

Our application process offers candidates the opportunity to self-declare as a member of a designated equity group as identified through the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application for this position must include a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae (cv) or resume, and the names and contact information for two or three people that can serve as knowledgeable references.  In the application, please emphasize your experience and vision towards managing Indigenous cultural heritage collections and engagement with Indigenous communities of Saskatchewan.

For further information on the above position please contact: Dr. Ray Poulin:  Ray.Poulin@gov.sk.ca

This position is designated for qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in “diversity groups” below
Diversity Groups:  Aboriginal persons
Hours of Work:  B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks

Number of Openings:  1

 

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
join our board

Join Our Board

We currently seek a Vice-Chair / board member to join our team in 2022.

Vice Chair has additional responsibilities in addition to regular board member duties:

  1. Participate as a member of the Executive Committee;
  2. Preside at meetings in the Chair’s absence; and
  3. In the event that the Chair’s position becomes vacant, for whatever reason, the Vice Chair will
    immediately assume the office of Chair.

Other Details:

  • The board meets ten times per year, including the annual general meeting. Committees meet monthly or quarterly, depending on their mandate.
  • Board member terms are three years, with eligibility to be reappointed for additional terms.
  • Members are expected to attend all meetings and actively participate on committees where they have interest and expertise.
  • Meetings typically occur in-person or by Zoom video conference.

See the full description here: Work Prep Board Recruitment

Contact dale.maureen.young@gmail.com for more details on this progressive role.

 

COVID-19 Client Information Package

The Regina Work Preparation Centre Inc.

Pandemic Response Plan

Client Information Package
September 21, 2021

Protocols for Access to Services at Work Prep:

The Regina Work Preparation Centre Inc. (Work Prep) strives to continue offering essential services, while ensuring the safety of our staff, clients and greater community.  To achieve this goal, Work Prep has implemented modifications to service delivery:

Entrance to the building:

  • Access to in-person services will be by appointment only. Phone and video services will still be encouraged, where appropriate.
  • Individuals accessing services may only attend the office for their appointment no more then 5 minutes prior to the scheduled time. Only one person at a time will be permitted into the building, others must wait outside maintaining proper physical distancing of 6ft.
  • The waiting room will be closed, and anyone accompanying an individual for services will not be permitted to enter the building.
  • It is recommended that all individuals planning on attending the office complete the Government of Saskatchewan’s online COVID-19 Screening Tool prior to attending the office.
  • All individuals accessing services who attend the office will be greeted by a staff member who will walk them through the requirements to move forward with their appointment.
    • Individuals will be required to use hand sanitizer upon entry
    • Individuals will complete a symptomatic screening questionnaire.
  • If an individual answers yes to any of the questions, services will not proceed.
  • Individuals who appear symptomatic upon arrival at Work Prep or become sick while at the office, or disclose that they are required to self-isolate under Public Health Authority orders, will have their service concluded immediately and will exit the building.

Public Access Washrooms:

  • Public access washrooms will not be available for individuals attending appointments.
  • Clients attending groups will be able to access designated washrooms. Clients will be expected to sanitize and disinfect washroom stalls and touch surfaces following their use.  Expectations around cleaning and disinfecting will be shared with groups on the first day.

Physical Distancing:

  • Physical distancing must be followed during group and appointments, with individuals seated comfortably 6 ft. away from each other. Floor decals will be placed in staff offices and group rooms to ensure proper physical distancing while attending group activities and appointments.
  • Plexi-glass barriers have been installed in the Computer Resource Centre, reception and group room areas.
  • One-way traffic has been implemented in hallways.

Masks:

  • Masks required in hallways, common areas, in CRC, in group rooms and in staff offices when meeting with others.
  • Physical distancing must be followed during appointments, with clients seated comfortably 6 ft. away from the staff member. Masks must be worn at all times during the appointment and medical masks required when in 6ft of distance.
  • Individuals may choose to wear their own mask or Work Prep will provide a disposable mask.

Food and Drink:

  • Work Prep will not be supplying coffee or water for individual appointments.
  • Individuals attending appointments cannot bring any outside food or drink into the building.
  • Individuals attending group may bring their own drinks and food, so long as it is individually packaged. For individuals attending a group, Work Prep can provide bottled water, or individual bottles to be refilled in the tap (not in the staff room).  Coffee will not be provided for groups.
  • Individuals attending group cannot share food or drink and are responsible to dispose of their own garbage and sanitize and disinfect any surfaces touched.
  • When group members stay for lunch they are required to be separated by 6ft. or more and will be required to eat behind plexi-glass.

Cleaning and Disinfecting

  • Work Prep has increased cleaning and sanitization of our office and equipment to ensure the safety of individuals accessing our services.

COVID-19 Visitor Screening Questionnaire:

We require you to fill out the below questionnaire to assist in determining your ability to attend Work Prep during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This questionnaire will support Work prep to provide a safe environment for all staff, clients and community attending the office.

All visitors must:

  • Be expected to pre-schedule appointments.
  • Sign in and out. Documenting arrival and exit times (if entering the building).
  • Use hand sanitizer and have their temperature taken.
  • Be escorted by staff to their office for an appointment, and escorted out by staff at the end of the appointment.

The information in this questionnaire will be used and disclosed solely for the purpose of determining ability to attend Work Prep during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Screening questions: Yes No
1.       Do you have any of the following symptoms
Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?
New or worsening respiratory symptoms NOT RELATED to seasonal or environmental allergies?  I.e. cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, runny nose.
New onset atypical symptoms including:

chills, aches and pains, headache, loss of sense of smell or taste?

2.       Have you tested positive for COVID-19*
3.       In the last 14 days, have you:
Been outside of Canada, including the United States
Been identified by Public Health as a close contact, or had a close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
YES to any 1, 2, 3 you will not be permitted to work/visit at this time. Please contact 811 for direction.

*If you have received clearance from public health following a positive test or exposure you can answer NO.

If you answer “yes” to any of the above, you are not permitted to attend your appointment or enter the building at this time and you must contact 811 to determine your need for COVID-19 testing.

If you answer “no” to all of the above, you can proceed with your vi

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!