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Organization: Mission Thrift Store Orleans

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Oct 31, 2020


Bookkeeper is responsible for keeping good records of revenues and expenses and using best accounting principles in making sure taxes and government regulations are also adhered to.

Receiving all invoices and processing them accordingly.
Writing cheques for all approved invoices and getting them signed.
Updating Quick Books with all expenses, revenues and journal entries required for the month.
Producing and distributing financial reports to the Board of Directors.
Updating payroll entries as required.

Experience Requirements:
Past retail experience an asset
Must be 16 years+

Desired Skills:
Mathematically inclined
Customer service skills

Responsible and reliable




Volunteer Opportunity Address
1777 Tenth Line rd
Orleans, On


Good for people interested in: Retail; COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Working with great volunteers for a great mission that impacts communities locally as well as across the world.

How will the organization benefit?
Provide a means to keep financial records in order and the Board of Directors informed of the impact the organization has on our local community as well as communities across the world.

Organization category: Business and professional associations, unions

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes