Volunteer Board Position – Accountant

Volunteer Board Position – Accountant 

EmployAbilities is looking to recruit a new volunteer board member to serve on the board of directors to provide governance to our non-profit organization moving forward. The current need of the board is a board member with good financial understanding of budgets, financial statements and investing.

  1. Financial knowledge of the organization
  2. Understanding of financial accounting
  3. Knowledge of investment strategies

The board meets monthly 10 times per year for approx. 90 minutes per meeting. Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month at 5pm at the head office in Edmonton at 402, 10909 Jasper Avenue (supper is provided). The new board members would need to be from Edmonton, have an interest in supporting individuals with disabilities and barriers in finding employment. EmployAbilities have been providing employment supports for 45 years in Alberta to persons with disabilities and barriers to employment. EmployAbilities employ 70 staff with an annual budget of approximately 5 million dollars. EmployAbilities is a provincial organization currently providing services and programs in 19 communities in Alberta. Programs and services are focused on education, job skills, job development, and coaching in 19 communities in Alberta.

Why Join the Team

We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, as well as a company culture that values collaboration, innovation, inclusion, compassion, and integrity.

We provide an inclusive workplace with a highly engaged team that collaborates, supports, recognizes, and celebrates each others’ differences.

What Our Employees Have to Say

“I love my job and seeing how big of a difference we can make in people’s lives. I also am really thankful to have coworkers that genuinely care about one another and support each other.”

“Not only does EmployAbilities have good values, it demonstrates those values to clients and staff. It is the best environment that I have worked in, where my input is valued and all people are respected. EmployAbilities walks the talk.”

“I am finally doing what I have always wanted to do as a career. I love the fact I am helping change people’s lives one person at a time.”

“I love EmployAbilities, I’ve been here a long time because I still get excited when I tell people about EmployAbilities. I feel awesome about the work we do.”

How to Apply

Please submit your complete resume and cover letter to: Jackie Nguy. In the subject line, indicate Volunteer Board Position.

The deadline for submission is September 2, 2022.

EmployAbilities is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in our workforce and in our organizational practices. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

If you require accommodations at any time during the recruitment phase include that information in your application.

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Please note - this is a job application for work with EmployAbilities. If you're looking for work elsewhere or want information about one of our programs, visit the "Looking for Work" section of the website.