Maria joined Wycliffe Canada in 2013. She serves in Wycliffe Canada’s Calgary office as the legal officer and as an administrative assistant. Maria and her colleagues work together to:
- screen new applicants and prepare them to serve with international partners
- offer care to staff and their families in times of transition or crisis
- maintain personnel records
- celebrate with staff as they reach landmarks in their ministry
In her role of legal officer, Maria helps ensure that Wycliffe Canada complies with Canadian law and manages risks by preparing and reviewing contracts, developing policies and procedures and providing recommendations on a wide range of issues.
Maria’s unique contribution in administration and legal guidance contributes to the health and sustainability of the organization and its staff. This allows staff engaged in the translation task to focus on their work.