JOB: Junior Bookkeeper

Job TitleJunior Bookkeeper 
Type of PositionPart Time Contract 
August 23 2021 – March 31 2022, with possibility of renewal
Schedule10 hours/week. Can work from home, but some in-office work is necessary
Hourly Salary$20.00/hr+ yearly seniority increases according to Labour & Compensation Policy
Benefits3 weeks vacationsUnlimited Health Days Flexible schedule 


Head & Hands envisions a society where all youth are participants and are inspired by the endless possibilities available to them. Our mission is to work with youth to promote their physical and mental well-being. Our approach is preventative, non-judgmental, and holistic with a fundamental commitment to providing an environment that welcomes youth without discrimination. We facilitate social change and the empowerment of youth based on their current needs within our community and society at large.

About the Junior Bookkeeper Position

The Junior Bookkeeper position is a new administrative support staff position at Head & Hands, contributing and collaborating with our growing finance team. The junior bookkeeper will work with the Senior Bookkeeper and Director of Finances to track and manage incoming and outgoing finances in the organization. Among other tasks, this position will be responsible for inputting financial information into SAGE, preparing simple financial statements (monthly summaries), processing donations, managing tax receipts, administering staff reimbursements, and paying invoices. This position will have the support of the finance team as well as the staff collective. 

Requirements & Assets


  • Training in bookkeeping or related field (accounting)
  • Knowledge of standard bookkeeping practices
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Bilingual French & English
  • A commitment to harm reduction and anti-oppression
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Experience working in a collaborative team setting


  • Experience and familiarity with SAGE accounting software or equivalent
  • Experience in working in non-profit sector
  • Connections to or background with NDG and is communities
  • Experience working in a collective structure
  • Experience working in a community organization 

Application Process

Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter to, including “Attn: Hiring Committee Junior Bookkeeper” in the subject line. Applications can also be submitted by fax at 514-481-2336, or in person at 3465 Benny ave. Guidelines for preparing your CV and cover letter are available on our website, no incomplete applications will be accepted.

As an organization that works to facilitate social change and the empowerment of diverse communities of youth, Head & Hands recognizes that experiencing marginalization and oppression often brings both challenges and valuable skills and perspectives.

We recognize that these skills are often undervalued and unacknowledged in professional settings, despite being highly transferable to the work we do. If you have questions about representing non-traditional skills and experience within your application, please get in touch for support in framing what you have to offer in a way that’s identifiable within the Qualifications and Assets described above. 

People of color, people with disabilities, women, two-spirited and queer people, trans people, and other candidates who experience marginalization are strongly encouraged to apply and to self-identify in your cover letter. We are committed to a creating a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.

Applications are due at 5:00 pm on August 13th. All candidates will be sent a confirmation that their application was received, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further. We are aiming to hold interviews for this position during the week of August 16th with an ideal start date of Aug 23rd.