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Position: Administrative Co-ordinator

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Green Thumbs Growing Kids works with urban children, youth and their families to learn about, grow and prepare fresh foods, cultivated in an environmentally sustainable manner. We offer hands-on programs at a cluster of school gardens and City of Toronto sites in east downtown Toronto. Green Thumbs Growing Kids is a registered charity. We are seeking a part-time Administrative Co-ordinator, to be responsible for financial management of the organization, working closely with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.

20 hours/wk. Salary range $21-$23/hr to start, depending on experience.


  1. financial management, including annual budgets, allocating grants to budget lines monthly, monthly payroll reconciliation, bank reconciliation, funder reports, and working with the bookkeeper and auditor

  2. maintaining corporate files and records

  3. Filing necessary paperwork for wage subsidy reimbursements

  4. General office operations eg. phone, email, filing

  5. Accts Receivable and Payable

  6. Monthly and quarterly reporting to the Finance Committee

  7. Facilitate office volunteer workload

Skills and experience required:

  1. Experience in financial management using QuickBooks

  2. Experience working, interning or volunteering in the non-profit sector

  3. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

  4. Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

  5. WordPress skills an asset

  6. Highly organized

  7. Proven ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

  8. Proven ability to work with others

  9. Knowledge of and experience with urban agriculture or allied fields an asset

  10. Attention to detail and accuracy are important qualities for this individual.

Education: University degree or college diploma in the fields of finance an asset.

Please submit your resumé and cover letter in one document by Thursday May 11 @ 5 pm.

Subject line: Hiring Committee – Administrative Co-ordinator

No faxes or phone calls please. Green Thumbs Growing Kids is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from equity-seeking groups.

We regret that only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

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