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Position: Bookkeeping trainee / Admin assistant
Type: volunteer (part-time), will train as needed
Organization: Green Neighbours Network of Toronto
Location: anywhere in Canada

Who we are:

Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN) is a grassroots community network of people and groups working to make Toronto greener, healthier, and more sustainable.

At Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN), we share a vision for climate-friendly, walkable neighbourhoods, with less waste, and more nature, gardens, transit, bicycle paths, efficient buildings, and healthy food. We believe that by working together, we can do more while having more fun and enjoying greater success. Therefore, if you are motivated to help green the city, and are keen to share your interests, skills and experiences with others, please join us. By working together, we can create a greener, more sustainable, and more vibrant Toronto.

GNN was incorporated as a federal not-for-profit in May 2020. Visit us at

Job description:

We are seeking a friendly, reliable and detail-oriented Bookkeeper trainee interested in learning and performing bookkeeping duties under the guidance of our experienced volunteer Treasurer. In addition, if they wish, the bookkeeper trainee would be a welcome participant and member of our volunteer finance team, where they could gain familiarlity with payroll, micro-grant administration, and fundraising.

This is a long-term position that is 4-8 hours per month with flexibility to work from home.


  • Issue invoices, payments and receipts as required.
  • Record revenue and expenses on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile bank account statements monthly.
  • Help set-up a new group membership invoice and payment system.
  • Help administer payroll for summer student employees.

Preferred skills:

  • Interest and motivation to learn bookkeeping and not-for-profit finance management skills.
  • Interest in learning QuickBooks.
  • Must be very meticulous, have a positive attitude, and be a great team player.


The Bookkeeper will learn about bookkeeping and GNN while working closely with the volunteer GNN Treasurer and in meetings with member volunteers of the GNN Finance team.

Time commitment:

4-8 hours a month.


  • Connect with passionate volunteers interested in making Toronto greener, healthier, and more sustainable.
  • Learn about all the fun and inspiring green group activities happening across our city.
  • Flexible schedule with possibility to volunteer from home.

How to apply:

If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume and a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position to .

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 29 2021    ID: 59493