Date Posted: Dec 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2019
Start Date: Feb 04, 2019

Salary: 0
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Part-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

IBBY Canada
IBBY Canada is a non-profit organization working in the Canadian cultural sector. Our aim is to bring about positive change through the power of children’s literature. One of 79 national sections of a larger international organization, IBBY Canada is committed to bringing books and children together as a way to foster understanding and friendship between children of different cultures. We promote the creation and sharing of high-quality books for children through a number of initiatives. These include creating a reading program for young refugee claimants in shelters, promoting Indigenous authors and illustrators in Canada, and recognizing outstanding creators through a number of honours and prizes on a yearly basis.

Job Description

IBBY Canada is a non-profit organization seeking a part-time volunteer bookkeeper. We are looking for an organized and resourceful person with accounting or bookkeeping experience and an interest in the organization’s mission. Non-IBBY members as well as IBBY members are welcome to apply.



• Understands financial accounting for nonprofit organizations
• Completes quarterly reconciliation for all accounts
• Processes charitable tax receipts
• Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements, budgets and government remittances (tax filings, etc.)
• Maintains year-end working papers and spreadsheets
• Maintains up-to-date, complete documentation for all financial records
• Competence in QuickBooks and Excel and other basic computer skills
• Strong organizational, communication and problem solving skills
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Comfortable working independently
• Experience and or university/college degree in accounting/bookkeeping

Additional Info:

Job type: Part-time Volunteer
- 5 hours per month
• Quick Books – 1 year (Preferred)
• Bookkeeping – 1 year (Preferred)
• Greater Toronto Area, ON (Preferred)
Additional Info:
For further information about IBBY Canada, go to the website


How to Apply:

Please contact the President of IBBY Canada, Mary Beth Leatherdale, directly, with a brief resume at