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Temple Beth Ora Edmonton
Posted December 8, 2017

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Position: Synagogue Coordinator
Terms: Half time (20 hours per week)
Context: This position of Synagogue Coordinator at Temple Beth Ora Edmonton is at the centre of operations of the congregation.
Responsibilities: Accountable to the VP-Administration of the TBO board, the coordinator is responsible for the organizational management and administrative support of the synagogue and will also work closely with the Rabbi to provide support to volunteer committees and to programming.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a self-starter and will have demonstrated proficiency in organizing and managing an information system and skills in program coordination and problem-solving. Also essential are strong people skills for engaging volunteers and effective verbal and written communication. Knowledge of Jewish traditions and culture will be highly desirable. Bookkeeping experience would be an asset.
TO APPLY: Please reply in confidence by mail to: The Hiring Committee, Temple Beth Ora, 12313-105 Ave., Edmonton Alberta T5N 0Y5 or by email: office@templebethora.org
Deadline: January 31, 2018

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CMHA-ER
Posted November 16, 2017

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Position: Resource Development Associate
Terms: Permanent Fulltime Position
Salary Range: $30,694 - $40,197 annually with benefits
Hours: 35 hours per week – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Context: Reporting to the Executive Assistant and Director of Resource Development, the Resource Development Associate will be responsible for database administration and administrative and promotional support to special events, campaigns, charitable receipting, and third party events.
Responsibilities: Input/update donor records/gift information accurately into donor management software in a timely manner; prepare monthly giving and weekly event reports; prepare timely and accurate charitable receipting through donor management software; prepare timely gift acknowledgements tailored by appeal through donor management software; assist with the creation of marketing and promotional material for special events and campaigns; manage communications, marketing and promotional material inventory for Resource Development Team; manage social media platforms; prepare tracking documents for, assist with planning and development of, and participate in implementation of special events; promote and market third party fundraising in the community to support agency services; research potential opportunities for grant applications and corporate community investment donation programs which align with agency mission and vision.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education; A minimum of three years’ resource development experience, preferably in the non-profit sector; Able to provide a recent police background check; Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekend; Familiarity with CRA rules governing fund development; Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge an asset; Familiarity with social media platforms to advance agency priorities; Understanding of the principles of client and agency confidentiality; Demonstrated initiative and ability to respond to situations with maturity and composure; Personal values strongly parallel and support organizational values
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: Dec. 01, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.

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Jewish Family Services Edmonton
Posted November 14, 2017

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Position: Executive Director
Terms: Permanent/Full Time
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
About: This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-respected community agency that has grown in status and stature over some 60 years, and is looking to plan for a progressive future.
The Agency: Jewish Family Services (JFS) is a not-for-profit, inclusive, non-denominational social service agency. Our vision- “Help, With Heart, For One and All”- embodies our agency, which provides services to individuals and communities in the Edmonton region regardless of ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or identity, age, size, disability, or socio-economic situation. Jewish Family Services provides strength and support to individuals and families in need in a manner sensitive to Jewish values. Services are provided under five key program areas: Integrity Counselling, Community Links, Edmonton Healing Centre for Grief & Loss, Seniors Making Age-Related Transitions, and Holocaust Survivor Support. We are a medium sized agency, located in west Edmonton.

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CMHA-ER
Posted October 26, 2017

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Position: Suicide Grief Support Services - Support Worker
Terms: Permanent Fulltime Position, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
Salary Range: $41,061 - $55,654 annually with benefits 35 hours per week
Context: Reporting to the Suicide Grief Support Services Team Lead, the SGSS-Support Worker will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the program including providing administrative program support and facilitating the delivery of client-centred services.
Responsibilities: Provides support to clients in Suicide Bereavement and Suicide Caregiver programs; Delivers information material to clients upon request; Conducts community debriefings; Organizes and co-facilitates bereavement and support groups; Works collaboratively with the Team Lead in providing program development, planning, and reporting input; Assists with organization of and participation in special events that promote suicide prevention and survivor advocacy; Provides general administrative support to Suicide Bereavement and Suicide Caregiver programs and Team Lead; Assists Team Lead in fostering relationships with other bereavement and mental health programs; Provides mentorship, training, and support for program volunteers.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education in a related field; Clinical experience in counselling and/or bereavement; Experience facilitating groups; Successful completion of CMHA-Edmonton’s Distress Line Training Program; Experience and knowledge in the areas of bereavement, suicide prevention/intervention, and crisis intervention; Excellent interpersonal skills including an ability to deal with complex situations; Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends; Understanding of the principles of client and agency confidentiality; Knowledge of trauma informed practices is an asset; Experience mentoring & training volunteers is an asset; Experience working in a non-profit organization an asset; Experience with i-Carol Database an asset; Demonstrated initiative and ability to respond to situations with maturity and composure; Personal values strongly parallel and support organizational values; Well defined belief in the primary and fundamental value of people and social justice.
TO APPLY: Forward your CV/cover letter to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Deadline: November 8, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.

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Public Interest Alberta
Posted October 6, 2017

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Position: Communications Officer
About: Public Interest Alberta, a progressive, province-wide, membership-based political advocacy organization, is seeking applications for the position of Communications Officer. Founded in 2004 to build a network of organizations and individuals committed to advancing the public interest on issues such as child care, democracy, K-12 and post-secondary education, environment, human services and poverty, and seniors’ care, Public Interest Alberta is a progressive organization run by a volunteer board of directors. The organization advocates to protect and strengthen public services, programs, and spaces.
Areas of Responsibility: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Officer is responsible for managing media relations and communications.
Key Responsibilities: Provide general communications support to the Executive Director; Contribute to guiding and implementing the organization’s strategic directions; Research, write, and produce multimedia and print materials for the organization's advocacy campaigns; Manage, design, and edit a print newsletter using Adobe InDesign; Design, write, edit, and distribute an e-newsletter using NationBuilder; Develop and implement social media strategy: Develop and edit website content; Support the organization’s media spokespeople, act as backup spokesperson; Represent the organization at meetings as needed; Write and coordinate advertising, publications, and media releases to ensure accurate and timely communications: Manage timelines and work effectively with vendors to create communications and advertising products; Coordinate and promote special events and media conferences; Contribute to the development and implementation of the organization's communications strategy, including all aspects of internal and external communications, media relations, membership growth, fundraising, and public engagement.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess: A degree or diploma in a related field; equivalent combination of education/experience will be considered; Demonstrated commitment to progressive, social justice, public interest values; A strong understanding of politics in Alberta; Excellent networking, organizational, and interpersonal skills; A strong background in public policy analysis/writing; Effective written and oral communication skills; Basic graphic design skills and experience; Proficiency using MS Office, Facebook, Twitter; Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to work independently; Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, NationBuilder, and video editing software is an asset.
Compensation: This is a 35-hour-per-week position in our Edmonton office at $25-27 per hour, commensurate with experience, and includes health and retirement benefits. Collective bargaining is currently underway.
TO APPLY: Submit your CV/cover letter with references and two writing samples to: office@pialberta.org
Closes: 11:59pm on Thursday, October 19, 2017. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. This position is unionized with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 474.

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ECALA
Posted October 5, 2017

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Position: Communication and Operational Support
Terms: NEW Part-time position (21 - 24 hours per week)
About: Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association (ECALA) is a granting council which provides funding to non-profit agencies to support the delivery of adult foundational learning and literacy initiatives which are non-credit and part-time | Closing Date: October 25, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. or until a suitable candidate is found.
The Position: The Communications and Operational Support position will support the Executive Director and ECALA staff with the day-to-day operation of ECALA and communication with funded agencies, government staff and other stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities: Assist ECALA staff in meeting deadlines for various tasks and projects as required; Establish, build and maintain communication/relationships with ECALA member agency practitioners and key stakeholders in the adult foundational learning and literacy community; Maintain accurate membership records and collect membership fees; Support the administration and report on analytics related to the ECALA website, twitter and other social media; Organize and schedule meetings, training, including contacting participants, booking rooms, ordering catering, room setup, maintaining accurate registration lists and tracking fees.
PLUS: Maintain accurate records of proposals received, agency allocations, agency correspondence, measurement and evaluation information and agency history; Support the Executive Director with correspondence, record-keeping of a confidential nature, program and professional development measurement and evaluation, and Annual Report; Provide regular communication through an e-newsletter to funded agencies and stakeholders on Edmonton-based learning, training and other relevant information; Complete emerging projects and other related duties as required.
Required Education & Experience: Diploma or course work in a related filed, such as administration, business, computers, communications, office management and/or non-profit administration. An equivalent combination of education and related experience will be considered; Experience working in the non-profit sector is an asset.
Compensation: Salary range will commensurate with experience, education and other similar non-profit organizations. Health Spending Plan of $2500.00 per fiscal year available after three month probationary period, in addition to RRSP contribution of 2.5% per salary after one year of employment.
TO APPLY: Forward CV/cover letter with salary range expectations by email to: Debbie Clark, Executive Director | ed@ecala.org

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CMHA
Edmonton Region
Posted October 3, 2017

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Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator
Start Date: Immediately
Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position (18 hours per week)
Salary: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually
Context: The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team.
Responsibilities: The Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator, (the Coordinator), is responsible for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of support services provided to CMHA-ER and community partner housing tenants. Additionally, the Coordinator acts as community liaison in accordance with the agency mandate and the program’s goals and objectives.
Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized post-secondary human services program and a minimum of 3 years of recent community mental health and case management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; Assessment, interviewing, and supportive counselling skills; Knowledge of service coordination and psychosocial rehabilitation practice; Able to work with a high degree of independence; Must be willing to work flexible hours; Have ready access to a reliable vehicle and carry supplementary insurance; Registration with professional body if applicable (i.e. ACSW).
TO APPLY: Email CV/cover letter in confidence to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: October 10th, 2017.

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CEASE
Posted August 14, 2017

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Position: Coordinator, Victim Advocate Program
Terms: Full-time
Salary: Range of $46,000 - $52,000, commensurate with experience and education
Term Length: 2.5 years as per current Solicitor General Victims of Crime Fund (VOCF) Grant period, with the possibility of extension pending another grant and positive performance appraisal.
Estimated Start Date: Preferred for mid-late September 2017
Competition Closes: September 1, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Context: CEASE is a small charitable organization working in Edmonton to create options for those who experienced sexual exploitation and sex trafficking.
About: We are currently recruiting a full-time Coordinator for our Victim Advocate Program to assist victims of crime navigate the criminal justice system. Victim Advocates provide support, information and referrals to sexually exploited and trafficked persons affected by crime and trauma. They cooperate with Edmonton Police Service detectives to provide holistic service to clients and coordinate with the Crown Prosecution Office for court processes and witness support needs. Our program is called STAR – Support, Transition, Action, and Recovery. The Project STAR Victim Advocate Coordinator will provide case management, direct provision of service to victims of crime, office administration duties, report writing, education and public relations, volunteer recruitment, and supervision of paid/volunteer advocates.
Experience: As the successful candidate, you have: an advanced knowledge and awareness of the impact of violence, sexual exploitation, human trafficking and the criminal justice system; excellent communication skills with the ability to convey compassion and respect to all service users; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to lead a team of Advocates; capacity for a flexible work schedule that fits both CEASE and service user needs; superior organization and prioritization skills; ability to demonstrate skillful experience in crisis situations and safety planning.
Qualifications: You bring to the position: a Bachelor or Masters degree in the Human Services field, Sociology/Criminology field and/ or equivalent combination of education & experience; the Alberta Solicitor General Certification Victim Advocate Training (70 hour on-line course) or able to complete the course quickly; competency with ACCESS databases, WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT. Training in First Aid, Suicide Intervention, human trafficking awareness, etc. are assets. Canadian citizen or landed immigrant status; Police Information Check.
Travel: Reliable vehicle and valid class 5 driver’s license required. Travel required to client meetings, CEASE office, Edmonton Police stations, court house, hospitals, community agencies and occasional travel outside Edmonton.
To Apply: Please submit your résumé in confidence to: admin@ceasenow.org Thank you to all who apply.

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Canadian Mental Health Association
Edmonton Region
Posted August 6, 2017

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Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator
Start Date: Immediately
Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position (18 hours a week)
Salary: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually
Closing Date: August 25, 2017
Context: The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team.
Responsibilities: The Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator, (the Coordinator), is responsible for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of support services provided to CMHA-ER and community partner housing tenants. Additionally, the Coordinator acts as community liaison in accordance with the agency mandate and the program’s goals and objectives.
Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized post-secondary human services program and a minimum of three years of recent community mental health and case management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; Assessment, interviewing, and supportive counselling skills; Knowledge of service coordination and psychosocial rehabilitation practice; Able to work with a high degree of independence; Must be willing to work flexible hours; Have ready access to a reliable vehicle and carry supplementary insurance; Registration with professional body if applicable (i.e. ACSW).
TO APPLY: Email résumé & cover letter in confidence to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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Canadian Mental Health Association
Posted July 27, 2017

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Position: Executive Assistant
Terms: Permanent Fulltime Position | 36.25 hours per week | 8:15 – 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Salary Range: $44,409 - $55,654 annually
Context: The Executive Assistant provides executive level administrative support to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. The Executive Assistant manages the office; supervises administrative staff; provides support for meetings; plans and coordinates the Annual General Meeting; maintains critical business records and prepares documents on request. Leadership skills, a desire for excellence; strategic thinking; a high level of professionalism, discretion, administrative and project management skills are required for success.
Responsibilities: Provides executive level administrative support • Schedules and prepares for meetings, makes travel arrangements • Office management • Records management • Oversees staff recognition plan • Conducts annual membership drive and maintains membership list • Maintains inventory of all information technology • Lead administrator for telephone system • Ensures office and technology readiness for the onboarding of new staff • Models exemplary customer service • Deliver high quality work products and meets deadlines.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education/ training in administration and a proven track record providing senior level administrative support to executives • Office management and staff supervision experience • Minimum of five years directly related experience, preferably with a non-profit organization • Experience coordinating meetings and making travel arrangements • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Ability to work in a multi-program, multi-task environment • Excellent interpersonal skills including an ability to deal with complex situations • Demonstrated initiative and ability to respond to situations with maturity • Excellent knowledge of applicable MS software applications • Experience with, and knowledge of, records management systems & data bases • Personal values strongly parallel and support organizational values • Well defined belief in the primary and fundamental value of people and social justice • Highly confidential.
To Apply: Forward your resume and cover letter to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Application Deadline: August 2, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.

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Jewish Family Services
Posted July 11, 2017

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Position: Office Administrator
Terms: You could expect competitive compensation and benefits, and a fulfilling, flexible and supportive work environment where staff love to work and tend to stay.
Role: To welcome clients and donors, operate the many aspects of the office, and keep our social media and web site up to-date.
Experience: We would expect you to bring at least three years’ experience in a similar role with increasing responsibilities.
TO APPLY: Email to: TikunOlam@JFSE.org with “Office Administrator” in the subject line.
Deadline: By 6pm, Mon. July 24
Note: We value the effort it takes to apply: we will respond to all applicants. If you need further information before deciding to apply, we invite you to email or phone 780.454.1194 ext. 222

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ECALA
Posted June 12, 2017

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Position: Professional Development Specialist, PDS
Terms: Full-time position, 35-40 hrs. week
Salary: Commensurate with experience/education
Context: Recently, ECALA received funding from Alberta Advanced Education to add an employee to our small team primarily to build adult foundational learning and literacy capacity in ECALA member agencies and Community-based Adult Learning Programs. In addition, the PDS will support the development and implementation of a Learning/Training Plan in collaboration with Edmonton-based stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities: Establish, build and maintain communication and relationships with ECALA member agency practitioners and key stakeholders in the adult foundational learning and literacy community; Identify, coordinate and/or deliver targeted, practical professional development to increase capacity in Edmonton’s foundational learning and literacy community resulting in increased practitioner capacity to meet the needs of learners; Facilitate and promote the open exchange of information, resources and best practices among adult foundational learning and literacy community in Edmonton; Provide customized one-on-one support to practitioners including sharing resources, building connections with other practitioners, evaluation, measurement and Funding Guideline support.
Required Expertise Skills and Education: In-depth knowledge of adult education and foundational learning, Instructional leadership, facilitation, coaching, and relationship building skills to support delivery of practical and relevant professional development; Knowledge of the unique needs of Edmonton-based learners, available resources and connections, and adult learning opportunities; Excellent interpersonal/communication skills including reading, verbal, written, organization, time management, financial and administrative skills to maximize impact of professional development services; Ability to learn, use, model and provide orientation of new innovative and creative approaches, outcome-based measurement and evaluation; Post-secondary education or 3 – 5 years’ experience working in adult education, community development or social services; Experience facilitating adult learning in the areas of foundational education (literacy, language, etc.).
Deadline: June 26, 2017 4:00 p.m. or until a suitable candidate is found
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter with salary range expectations in confidence by email to: Debbie Clark, Executive Director – ed@ecala.org

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Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC)
Posted April 13, 2017

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Position: Connector Program Coordinator
Location: Edmonton, AB
Terms: Full-time
Hours: 9am – 5pm (37.5hrs/week)
Closing Date: 5pm, Friday, April 21st, 2017
Context: The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) addresses issues of labour market integration for internationally trained professionals. ERIEC is dedicated to implementing innovative, high-impact strategies and initiatives for increasing the number of skilled immigrants employed to their full potential in Edmonton. The Connector Program Coordinator is responsible for administering the Edmonton Connector Program and assisting with the other three ERIEC networking programs: Smart Connections, Speed Career Networking and Edmonton Global Talent Conference.
Responsibilities: Administer the Connector Program under the leadership of the Networking Programs Director and the Executive Director; Assess clients to identify their eligibility to enroll in ERIEC networking programs; Meet with clients, review their profile, determine client educational and career goals, ensure the job readiness of the client, provide labour market information, make selection for participation and match to the first Connector; Manage the program database and ensure accuracy, integrity and timely entry of data; Organize, implement and evaluate programs and events including events related to bridging employers and skilled immigrants; Deliver presentations on the program to internationally educated professionals, staff booths and events to promote ERIEC programs; Assist with ERIEC social media initiatives.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education in business, education or social sciences or related field (equivalencies considered); 3+ years of related experience; Demonstrated experience in project facilitation and evaluation, event coordination; Knowledge of skilled immigrant labour market access issues; Excellent organizational, time-management, presentation, communication (both verbal/written), interpersonal skills and flexibility to respond to changing priorities; Strong competences in computer applications (MS Office Suite).
TO APPLY: Email your CV/cover letter in confidence to: ERIEC Hiring Committee | e: info@eriec.ca | Note: Only those applicants invited to an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in ERIEC.

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Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative
Posted February 15, 2017

Terms: Full-time
Salary: The annual income would be between $37,800 and $45,000 per year, depending on experience.
About Us: Based in Edmonton, AB, The Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative is a registered community Workers Co-operative with a mandate to provide culturally & linguistically appropriate support to immigrant & refugee families from around the world. We are a grassroots, hands-on organization that believes in fostering genuine, empowering and often long-term relationships with the families and communities we serve and each other in order to increase the health of individuals, families, and communities.
Positions: We are seeking Multicultural Health Brokers to work among the Filipino community in Edmonton. Strong Tagalog language skills are desired.
Role: The role of a Multicultural Health Broker is rooted in the principles of social justice/equity. She/he will enable immigrant and refugee families and communities to attain optimum health and well- being through holistic, family support, community development and system advocacy support. This Broker will work with families to support appropriate parenting, health, and positive community connections. Many of the families & children this broker works with will be in crisis, facing complex life circumstances, including child welfare involvement. The support that a Broker provides includes building one-on-one relationship with clients, walking side by side with them as they navigate through challenges - whether health, housing, economic, or relational challenges.
Context: A few of the most common things that people who work for the Co-op say is that they feel accepted for who they are, that they feel trusted and able to find their own way to work creatively and that they love the sense of personal growth in the work. We actively foster a work environment that is caring, egalitarian in tone, and respectful of your creative energy. We also believe in on-going professional development and gathering together in ways that fosters support and learning from each other.
TO APPLY: Please check out our website for further information and a more detailed idea of what we are looking for.

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Cultural Connections Institute-The Learning Exchange Edmonton (CCI-LEX)
Posted February 10, 2017

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Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per month
Time & Day of Volunteer Engagement: Weekday Evenings, Board Meetings are usually held the 3rd Monday of each month.
About Us: We’re a non-profit, charitable organization offering English as a Second Language classes to refugees, permanent and temporary residents, and citizens in Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adults through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge.
Job Description: Successful candidates will be required to attend board meetings, usually on a monthly basis, and are expected to join one of the four committees: Human Resources, Governance, Fund Development and Community Engagement, or Finance. Successful candidates will assist the organization with policy creation and overall strategic planning and direction to ensure continued quality language programming is delivered.
Desired Skills: Skills in any of the following areas would be considered assets: fund development, board governance, public relations, and business development.
Other Requirements: Police record check, and references.
TO APPLY – Please contact: Jillian Gamez | e: jgamez@cci-lex.ca

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MFRS Edmonton
Posted January 3, 2017

Position: Senior Fund Development Officer
Abstract: Do you want a unique opportunity to be at the ground level to develop and grow a fund development program? The Fund Development Officer will implement Year 1 start-up infrastructures and processes in MFRS’ 5 year Integrated Plan. These include the creation and management of: a community outreach program, volunteer fund development team, annual giving strategies, on-line campaign, donor stewardship, grant solicitation, and donor and grant database research and management. The Fund Development Officer will also support the Board of Directors increase their fund development capacity.
Requirements: Post-secondary education; preferably a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience and education; Three years’ experience in fund development; experience in Annual Giving is essential; Experience and proven success with grant research & writing; Experience in using different and innovative strategies in fund development would be an asset; Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities; Knowledge of the management of volunteer resources; Knowledge of the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy's Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code; Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset.
Key Deliverables: Increase MFRS Individual donor base; Create volunteer fund development team; Increase community exposure of MFRS through outreach activities; Organize an on-line giving campaign; Board, volunteer, and staff fund development training; Secure funding through various avenues including individual and business donations, grants and partnerships; Develop new partnerships.
Terms of Position: This position is currently 0.5 FTE or approximately 20 hours per week from February 1st, 2017 –December 31st, 2017, with the possibility of extension. Remuneration will commensurate with knowledge and experience ($33,000-37,000). A candidate must be flexible and able to commit to the hours that are needed to complete their duties and responsibilities.
TO APPLY: Please submit your CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@mfrsedmonton.org
Deadline to Apply: January 19th 2017.

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MHBC-ESCC EDMONTON
Posted December 15, 2016

Position: Age of Wisdom Collective Animator
Terms: This is a twelve month half-time position from January, 2017 to December, 2017.
Hours of Work: Flexible as agreed with the supervisor. The average total hours of work will be approximately 20 hours per week.
Salary: $30hr
Overview: This position is the result of the Multicultural Health Broker Cooperative (MCHB) continual collaboration with the Edmonton Senior Coordinating Council (ESCC), the Multicultural Women and Senior Services Association and the City of Edmonton. Phase 2 is to move forward and build on the Edmonton Senior Coordinating Council research report, The Age of Wisdom: Giving Voice to Edmonton’s Immigrant Seniors and Identifying Their Needs (2015)
Background: This research report was the first phase (Phase 1) of Age of Wisdom. The results of the report and three subsequent discussion gatherings identified the need of a network/collective of immigrant/refugee seniors, ethno-cultural community leaders, service providing agencies and public institutions to work on identified issues and actions for change.
Context: Purpose of the Age of Wisdom Collective (AOWC) – The purpose of the Age of Wisdom Collective (Collective) is to be a collective voice for addressing immigrant and refugee senior issues through the sharing and critical analysis of common issues among seniors within ethno-cultural communities and representatives from the public institutions. Through shared understanding, the Collective will develop and implement a plan to put timely and long term solutions in place to resolve these issues.
Role of the Age of Wisdom Collective Animator - To develop a collective voice for addressing immigrant and refugee senior issues under the guidance of the Collective’s nucleus with supervision from the Executive Director of the Multicultural Health Broker Co-op and support from the Advisory Team.
Responsibilities Research and Information Gathering: Research on issues, sustainable collective infrastructure and timely opportunities | Information gathering on possible members from key public institutions, academia, service providers, and government. Project Planning Design and facilitate the coming together processes of seniors and natural leaders and other key participants; Promote and encourage immigrant and refugee seniors and community leaders to participate; Design and implement the Forum.
Animation: Foster relationship building between all sectors with connections to seniors including colleagues from key public institutions, academia, service providers and government; Share and facilitate discussion of key research and ideas; Facilitate the Identification of one issue to focus advocacy efforts; Facilitate discussions & encourage identification of actionable steps; Synthesize collective meeting’s discussions and recommend possible next steps; Facilitate and capture reflection discussions and key input on sustainable structure for the Collective in Phase 3; Project Evaluation - Working with the evaluator, Support the development of reflection. questions; Implement self and group evaluations; Support the design of forum evaluation and implementation. Administration: Organize collective planning meetings as identified by Collective members; Establish and maintain a contact information database of Collective members, stakeholders and participants; Liaise with the Advisory Group for updates and strategizing; Prepare report of the Forum for continuing advocacy; Write and submit final report; Share final report with participants; Other activities as required.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary degree in health promotion, community development, adult education or other related disciplines. Relevant experience will be considered.
Skills & Experience: Experience working with diverse ethno-cultural communities; Experience working with seniors; Experience in community development and intercultural engagement; Excellent facilitation skills; Relationship building skills; Experience in research and report writing; Critical and creative thinking skills. Ability to work independently; Highly motivated; Excellent time management skills.
APPLY TO:eMail yvonnechiu@shaw.ca
Application Deadline: January 06, 2017

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ALS Society of Alberta
Posted November 4, 2016

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Position: Client Service Coordinator- North Region, Maternity Leave (6 months)
Terms: This is a full time 35 hour position based out of our Edmonton office. Travel is required, as well as a current Criminal Record Check.
Context: The ALS Society of Alberta is a non-profit society dedicated to making every day the best possible day for people living with and affected by ALS by providing support, facilitating the provision of care, promoting awareness, helping to find a cure and advocating for change. Reporting to the Manager-North Region, the Client Services Coordinator will provide supports for clients and their families living with ALS in Edmonton and north region of Alberta.
Position Abstract: The Client Services Coordinator provides support to clients and their families affected by ALS. This position works closely with other allied health care providers to assist people affected by ALS to access appropriate supports and services, provide information about ALS, organize and facilitate support groups, maintain ongoing contact with the client and their families, provide support through their changing needs and educate other service providers on ALS.
Education, Training & Experience: Qualifications include a minimum of 3 years’ experience in health care, social work or a related field. A postsecondary degree in a related field is required. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Experience working in an interdisciplinary team model would be an asset. Knowledge of ALS is required.
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter/CV in confidence to: brandee@alsab.ca. The position will be posted until a suitable candidate is found. We thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. It is the policy of the ALS Society of Alberta that all successful candidates will be subject to an extensive background check.

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Public & Private Sector Opportunities

City of Edmonton
Posted Octobr 24, 2017

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Position: Social Worker, Community Safety, Job #29948
About: This exciting position builds on Edmonton’s rich history of collaboration by meshing social work expertise with existing enforcement and community resources.
Context: As a Social Worker - Community Safety, you will improve community safety by championing a balanced approach – one that complements enforcement with supports and capacity building; develop, implement and evaluate crime prevention/reduction projects and strategies that meet the needs and circumstances of the community; use community development principles and approaches to work in a variety of settings and with a diverse range of individuals, groups and professionals; leverage analytics and cutting edge technology to assess areas of interest and focus; initiate, build and sustain effective working relationships with the police, community members, colleagues and stakeholders; analyze information and situations & respond responsively to arising needs/opportunities; provide leadership and mentorship to enhance the community's ability to act on their own behalf to prevent crime and sustain positive social development. PLUS: provide public education on identified social issues in order to engage citizens in awareness and action; share capacity building expertise and leadership through presentations, public meetings, facilitation and with senior administrative and elected officials; assist groups with organizational development, including community engagement, strategic planning, project planning, developing proposals and applying for funding and board development; provide appropriate referrals to individuals and groups that need assistance.
Qualifications: completion of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited university; Master's Degree in Social Work is an asset -- Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW); Minimum 3 years related professional social work experience with emphasis on community development & program/strategies development; experience working with Police services is an asset; demonstrated skills and creativity in the above functions, including strong skills in multidisciplinary teamwork, community and organizational development, and project management; highly developed communication skills with the ability to be clear, respectful and sensitive; ability to facilitate and implement creative, innovative and proactive strategies and actions to address social issues; values align with our Leadership Principles of: Making a Difference, We Do as We Say, Stewardship, Public Service and a One City approach; knowledge of community resources, social issues, social programs and crime trends in Edmonton; experience in engaging and animating diverse communities, including ethno cultural groups, Indigenous groups, seniors and youth. Note: Hire is dependent upon an Enhanced Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton; Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business.

 

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The City of Edmonton
Posted July 27, 2017

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Position: Social Worker, Community Safety
Job Number: 29948
Closing Date: Aug 3, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Context: A unique opportunity to make a difference; to make an impact on Edmonton. This exciting position builds on Edmonton’s rich history of collaboration by meshing social work expertise with existing enforcement and community resources. This position will work closely with the Edmonton Police Service, the Family Centre and a range of individuals, groups and organizations to develop and implement innovative ways to make Edmonton an even safer City. You can play a part in how the City of Edmonton tackles a number of key topics such as increased development and various social pressures and projects for suicide relief.
Repsonsibilities: As a Social Worker - Community Safety, you will: ● Improve community safety by championing a balanced approach, one that complements enforcement with supports & capacity building ● Develop, implement & evaluate crime prevention reduction projects and strategies that meet the needs and circumstances of the community ● Use community development principles and approaches to work in a variety of settings and with a diverse range of individuals, groups and professionals ● Leverage analytics and cutting edge technology to assess areas of interest and focus ● Initiate, build and sustain effective working relationships with the police, community members, colleagues and stakeholders ● Analyze information and situations and respond nimbly and responsively to arising needs and opportunities ● Provide leadership and mentorship to enhance the community's ability to act on their own behalf to prevent crime and sustain positive social development ● Provide public education on identified social issues in order to engage citizens in awareness and action ● Share capacity building expertise and leadership through presentations, public meetings, facilitation and with senior administrative and elected officials ● Assist groups with organizational development, including community engagement, strategic planning, project planning, developing proposals and applying for funding and board development ● Provide appropriate referrals to individuals and groups that need assistance.
Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited university; Master's Degree in Social Work is an asset ● Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) ● Minimum 3 years related professional social work experience with emphasis on community development and program/strategies development; experience working with Police services is an asset ● Demonstrated skills and creativity in the above functions, including strong skills in multidisciplinary teamwork, community and organizational development, and project management ● Highly developed communication skills with the ability to be clear, respectful and sensitive ● Ability to facilitate and implement creative,innovative and proactive strategies and actions to address social issues ● Values align with our Leadership Principles of: Making a Difference, We Do as We Say, Stewardship, Public Service and a One City approach ● Knowledge of community resources, social issues, social programs and crime trends in Edmonton ● Experience in engaging and animating diverse communities, including ethnocultural groups,Indigenous groups, seniors/youth ● Hire is dependent upon an Enhanced Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton ● Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business.
NOTE: We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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Social Worker
Domestic Abuse High Risk Team
Posted June 6, 2017

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Job Number: 29338
Location: West Division, 16505 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton
Term: Permanent Full-time
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Salary: $36.804 - $46.206 (Hourly); $76,846.75 - $96,478.13 (Annually)
Closing Date: Jun 14, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Role: We are looking for an experienced Registered Social Worker to work in a unique partnership on the Domestic Abuse High Risk (DAHRT) Team. You will be working collaboratively with Edmonton Police Service (EPS), victims of intimate partner violence and a variety of professionals to provide intensive interventions in cases of intimate partner violence in which there is a risk of further serious violence.
The successful candidate: will provide a range of services, including: Ongoing risk assessment and response, Partner with many members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) to provide a collaborative response to victims of domestic violence, Consult, liaise and collaborate with multiple professionals and agencies to weave together effective safety and support systems for victims, Crisis intervention, trauma counselling, safety planning, ongoing case management, advocacy and referral, Provide support and assistance to complainants through legal and judicial proceedings.
Qualifications: Minimum requirement is the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, A Master's Degree in Social Work would be preferred, Must be registered in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers, Must have at least 3 years of professional experience in the provision of domestic violence services, involving individual counselling/group programs, and organizational and/or community development work, Demonstrated an exceptional ability to assess and respond to high risk domestic violence situations and provide intensive social work interventions including crisis intervention, short-term counselling, advocacy, brokering, linking and follow-up to victims of domestic violence.

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