ECOLE is a model of urban sustainable living and a hub for McGill and Montreal activist communities. The ECOLE House is home to ten McGill students (facilitators) who practice material and social sustainability through collective living, community organizing, and applied research. ECOLE aims to shape powerful community organizers in our students and collective members. For more information see http://ecoleproject.com
About the Position
Broadly, the role of the Bookkeeper is to maintain the financial and legal health of the organization. We are a registered non-profit with two paid staff members, and numerous program expenses. Given the number of monthly hours provided for the position, we see the role being filled by an individual with formal education or equivalent experience in non-profit financial management and a second source of income.
Key responsibilities of the position include:
Desired Skills and Experience
Familiarity with anti-oppressive language, knowledge of sustainability movements at McGill and in Montreal/Quebec, and familiarity with ECOLE project are considered assets
Equity Hiring Information
ECOLE values the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized or oppressed communities bring to our organization, and we encourage those people to apply. We recognize that structural barriers shape experiences and job qualifications, and therefore we seek to use employment equity to differentiate between candidates who meet the required qualifications. If you would like to be considered for employment equity, please say so in your cover letter. You are not required to explain why you are requesting equity consideration, but may do so if you wish.
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