Job Opportunity


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.


  • 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
  • maintaining corporate files and records
  • Filing necessary paperwork for wage subsidy reimbursements
  • General office operations eg. phone, email, filing
  • Accts Receivable and Payable
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting to the Finance Committee
  • Facilitate office volunteer workload


Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in financial management using QuickBooks
  • Experience working, interning or volunteering in the non-profit sector
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • WordPress skills an asset
  • Highly organized
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work with others
  • Knowledge of and experience with urban agriculture or allied fields an asset
  • 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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