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CMHA-ER
Posted July 14, 2018

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Position: 211 Information & Referral Specialist
Closing Date: July 16, 2017
Terms: $26.95 hr. Note: contract position ending Dec. 31, 2018
Hours: 35 hours per week, 8:00 pm. to 3:30 am. Saturday thru Wednesday
Context: Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region is a ‘go to’ non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities.
Job Summary: 211 is an accredited 24 hour information and referral line that connects people to resources in their community. Information and Referral Specialists are part of a team that answers the 211 Information and Referral Line, the Family Violence Information and Bullying Help Line, Seniors Information Phone Line and Triages calls for the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team. The incumbent should be organized, warm, welcoming and, courteous; non-judgemental with strong verbal & written communication skills.
Responsibilities: Prioritization for this role is responding to requests via the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Line, this involves assessment, triage and dispatch • Responding to overflow callers on the 211 line, Seniors Information Phone Line, Family Violence Information Line and Bulling Helpline, determining client needs and providing information on appropriate community resources, securing opportunities for follow-up when appropriate • Clear and accurate communication of information and referrals from the database to callers • Providing assistance and liaison between service providers and callers, where appropriate; actively participating in linking callers to needed services • Documenting and maintaining relevant statistics • Participating in follow-up with callers.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in the human services field preferred • Knowledge or experience in crisis intervention, domestic violence, suicide assessment and intervention and/or mental health is an asset • Experience working in a call centre environment is an asset • Above average keyboarding skills with the ability to type 65 wpm • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including superior phone and email etiquette • Background and interest in the non-profit human services sector • Ability to work independently and as a team member • Ability to maintain good public relations and provide excellent customer service with the public and community agencies • Strong knowledge of MS Word & MS Excel • Successful Completion of Distress Line Listener Training.
TO APPLY: submit CV/covering letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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CMHA-ER
Posted July 6, 2018

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Position: Peer Supports and Housing Coordinator
Terms: Permanent Full-time
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Salary: $41,061 - $55,654
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Organization Summary: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness/understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education.
Job Summary: Reporting to the Manager, Housing Services, the Peer Supports and Housing Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the activities necessary to ensure the effective and efficient operation of Practical Supports, Peer Connections, Wellness Network and Housing Program. This includes activities such as face to face support and supervision of front line staff, coordination of front line staff projects and tasks, staff scheduling and housing administration.
Qualifications & Experience: Post-secondary Diploma or Degree in a related Human Services program • Minimum of 1 year of previous experience supervising staff and/or working directly with volunteers • Previous property management experience is considered an asset • Recent community mental health and case management experience preferred • Current registration with a professional body (as appropriate) • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check.
Skills & Abilities: Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Ability to set boundaries with clients, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Knowledge and skills of advocacy, empowerment, and mental health recovery principles • Knowledge of and abilities to access and utilize mental health resources and networks • Ability to work independently in a stressful environment, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational and problem solving skills • Ability to effectively use MS Office • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/covering letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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Kaleido Family Arts Festival Programmer
Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society (AOTA)
Posted June 7, 2018

Find full job description online: AOTA | The Carrot

Position: Festival Programmer
Terms: Part-time contract position, with additional hours required during the Kaleido Family Arts Festival (September 14-16th, 2018)
Start Date: As soon as possible (June 11th 2018) with your hours increasing leading up to the festival.
Hours: Mostly day shifts with the occasional evening or weekend shift. Additional hours and evenings are normal, and are to be expected.
About Us: Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society (AOTA) is a grassroots, charitable organization that believes in fostering renewal and artistic fellowship through arts celebrations, signature art festivals and traditions. The Society’s goals are to and create opportunities for all individuals to experience the joy of artistic expression and to nurture creative and educational environments. | AOTA is a small non-profit organization focused on community development and arts programming. Our home base is the volunteer-driven Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse where we program and develop workshops, special events, art exhibitions, public art projects, and two annual arts festivals: Kaleido Family Arts Festival and Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival.
General Job Description: The Programmer will report to the Arts on the Ave Executive Director/Festival Director. The Programmer is responsible for assisting the Festival’s Artistic Director and the Festival Production Team with various administrative tasks around the programming, planning and execution of the Kaleido Family Arts Festival.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities: FESTIVAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - Assist in the creative planning/programming of the Kaleido Family Arts Festival while ensuring that budgetary goals are being met and/or improved upon; Serve as a liaison between performers and festival staff in collecting promotional and production materials, contracts, and travel and accommodation agreements; Assist with administrative processes for the Festival’s programming; Assist in coordinating travel arrangements and meetings for various screening trips of the Festival’s Artistic Director and other senior staff, as required; Source materials for Festival’s Artistic Director and other senior staff as required; Assist Festival Programming staff with administrative tasks as necessary; Coordinate and oversee the Performer Check-In area for the duration of the festival; organize cheques, welcome packages, etc. for artists upon their arrival to the festival site; Create and submit a detailed Post-Festival Report for management.
Qualifications: 2-3 years’ work experience in festival/arts programming is an asset; Staff management experience; Knowledge of the arts industry o Excellent organizational skills and a keen eye for detail; Mature personal judgment, exhibiting a high level of professionalism and diplomacy; Excellent phone manner, communication fluency and interpersonal strengths; Ability to prioritize tasks in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment; Proficiency with computers/applications (Google Drive); Ability to work both independently and in a team environment; Ability to work and respond well in fast-paced and high pressure environments with a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends; Previous festival experience considered an asset.
To Apply: Submit CV/Covering Letter in confidence to: info@artsontheave.org
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working at Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society.
Questions? T: 780. 471.1580

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Kaleido Family Arts Festival Volunteer Coordinator/Event Planner
Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society (AOTA)
Posted June 7, 2018

Find full job description online: AOTA | The Carrot

Position: Volunteer Coordinator/Event Planner
Terms: This is a (.6) part-time position, with additional hours required during planning and development of the two annual arts festivals, Kaleido Family Arts Festival (second weekend in September) and Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival (second weekend in January).
Hours of Work: Regular hours as Volunteer Coordinator for The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse is 25-30 hours per Week; Hours required as Festival Volunteer Coordinator will increase as the festival dates approach (40 hour per week).Mostly evenings with a split shift alternating every Friday and Saturday.
About Us: Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society (AOTA) is a grassroots, charitable organization that believes in fostering renewal and artistic fellowship through arts celebrations, signature art festivals and traditions. The Society’s goals are to and create opportunities for all individuals to experience the joy of artistic expression and to nurture creative and educational environments. | AOTA is a small non-profit organization focused on community development and arts programming. Our home base is the volunteer-driven Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse where we program and develop workshops, special events, art exhibitions, public art projects, and two annual arts festivals: Kaleido Family Arts Festival and Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival.
General Job Description: The Volunteer Coordinator/Event Planner will report to the Arts on the Ave Executive Director and The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse Operations Manager for regular Volunteer Coordinator duties, and during the two annual festivals will report to the Festival Director and Festival Producer. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, coordination and management of volunteers for the Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse (150 volunteers), Kaleido Family Arts Festival (298 volunteers) and Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival (285 volunteers). This includes updating policy and procedures, maintaining data-base, communications, volunteer, recruitment, orientation and recognition, scheduling and coordination of volunteers and program evaluation. This part-time contract position as soon as possible with your hours increasing leading up to the festival. Additional hours and evenings are normal, and are to be expected.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities: FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT - Updating of volunteer recruitment forms & online tools; Development and recruitment of volunteers including prepare Call for Volunteers, post Call, put up posters, etc.; Scheduling volunteers through a dBase system; Creating and executing volunteer training; Set up, management, and strike of the Volunteer Centre during festivals; Set-up, management of Volunteer Check-in during festivals; Creation and execution of a volunteer survey, after festivals; Organization of the volunteer appreciation party; Maintaining effective communication with all volunteers via email, phone, and social networking sites; Supervising volunteer shifts during the festival; working closely with various festival departments to assign volunteer shifts; Administrative and office duties as required; Preparation and delivery of a final Festival Volunteer report; Attend regular festival planning meetings when necessary; Curation, management, and installation of the monthly gallery; Assist with the planning and execution of events/fundraisers; Other job related duties as required.
CARROT COMMUNITY ARTS COFFEEHOUSE VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT - Recruit & train new volunteers with The Carrot’s procedures, and see that procedures are carried out; Plan quarterly volunteer appreciation events; Maintain the volunteer roster and schedule, ensuring gaps are cared for; Keep record of individual volunteer hours and attendance; Clearly communicate needs to The Carrot volunteers; Initiate additional training of volunteers as needed to ensure acceptable standard of product is maintained and as new products are introduced; Develop and implement bi-annual volunteer feedback survey to continue developing a positive volunteer work place; Respectfully provide feedback to volunteers when needed and to also listen to volunteer complaints when needed, and logging those complaints for review by the Operations Manager and AOTA Executive Director; The Carrot Gallery administration; Develop a comprehensive knowledge of The Carrot’s products and branding; Use social media (Facebook, Twitter) to promote events at The Carrot; Update The Carrot website weekly with current information; Be present in the coffeehouse and develop relationships with patrons; Send out the weekly updates on schedule needs via email; Ensure the Carrot cleanliness standards are maintained, being part of the cleaning team; Assist in the ordering, procuring, receiving and storing of stock and consumables; Communicate equipment needs to manager/committee when required; Assist in rental bookings of the Carrot; Attend monthly Carrot Committee meetings; Prepare a brief monthly report for the Carrot Committee review detailing observations, needs & opportunities.
Qualifications: Experience with volunteer management; Ability to build effective relationships within the arts communities; Detail-oriented team worker who is able to work independently; Great communication and problem solving skills; Computer literate (especially with Excel, Word and MailChimp).
To Apply: Submit CV/Covering Letter in confidence to: info@artsontheave.org
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working at Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society.
Questions? T: 780. 471.1580

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Kaleido Family Arts Festival Food & Food Vendor Coordinator
Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society (AOTA)
Posted June 7, 2018

Find full job description online: AOTA | The Carrot

Position: Food & Food Vendor Coordinator
Hours of Work: The Food and Food Vendor Coordinator will work as contractor to Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society.
The Job: Under the guidance/direction of the Executive Director, the Food and Food Vendor Coordinator will prepare and execute meals for volunteers, pre, during/post festival. This position is responsible for the overall management and coordination of all food vending operations at the Kaleido Family Arts Festival and Deep Freeze Festival.
Duties & Responsibilities: Food and Food Vendor Coordinator is responsible in food preparation including ordering, organizing and menu planning as well as sales operations during both festivals; Volunteer food throughout the weekend. pre and post festival preparation; Contacting potential sponsors; Ordering and contacting food suppliers ahead of time; Menu planning; Food and Food Vendor Coordinator will report to Executive Director for the overall management & coordination of all food operations at the festivals | Selection of food vendors, managing and coordinating: Applications process for food vendors; Communications with vendors and potential vendors; Juries to review applications; Vendor contracts; Vendor permits and insurance requirements; Vendor fee payments; Vendor booth placement.
Qualifications: Our ideal Food Vendor Coordinator will have, but are not limited to the following: Experience in the hospitality, restaurant or food service management fields; Red Seal Chef Certification (optional); Thorough knowledge of best practices in food safety and food operations; Familiarity with standard food/beverage equipment, inventory, cost control and purchasing; Experience with food events and/or festivals; Computer skills, including facility with Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications; Attention to detail and exemplary organizational skills; Ability to multi-task, think and react quickly and make smart decisions; Exceptional project management skills with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; A team player; Availability to work some nights/weekends; Ability to continuously stand or walk for several hours during events.
To Apply: Submit CV/Covering Letter in confidence to: info@artsontheave.org
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working at Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society.
Questions? T: 780. 471.1580

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CMHA-ER
Posted May 29, 2018

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Position: 211 Information and Referral Specialist
Terms: Permanent Full Time Position
Salary Range: $41,061.00 - $55,654.00 annually
Closing Date: June 6, 2018
About: 211 is an accredited 24 hour information & referral line that connects people to resources in their community. Information and Referral Specialists are part of a team that answers the 211 Information and Referral Line, the Family Violence Information and Bullying Help Line, Seniors Information Phone Line & Triages calls for the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team. The incumbent should be organized, warm, welcoming and, courteous; non-judgemental with strong verbal and written communication skills.
Responsibilities: Responding to callers on the 211 line, Seniors Information Phone Line, Family Violence Information Line and Bulling Helpline, determining client needs and providing information on appropriate community resources, securing opportunities for follow-up when appropriate • Triage of 24/ Crisis Diversion Team calls • Clear and accurate communication of information/referrals from the dBase to callers • Providing assistance & liaison between service providers/callers, where appropriate; actively participating in linking callers to needed services • Documenting & maintaining relevant statistics • Participating in follow-up with callers • Responding to online chat services for the Family Violence Information Line, Bullying Helpline and 211.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in the human services field preferred • Knowledge or experience in crisis intervention, domestic violence, suicide assessment and intervention and/or mental health is an asset • Experience working in a call centre environment is an asset • Above average keyboarding skills with the ability to type 65 wpm • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including superior phone and email etiquette • Background and interest in the non-profit human services sector • Ability to work independently & as a team member • Ability to maintain good public relations and provide excellent customer service with the public/community agencies • Strong knowledge of MS Word & MS Excel • Successful Completion of Distress Line Listener Training • Successful attainment and maintenance of Certified Information and Referral Specialist designation or willingness to work towards the designation.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/covering letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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Information and Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County
Posted May 2, 2018

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Position: Program and Initiatives Coordinator
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
Salary Range: $38,000 to $44,000/year
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Abstract: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program and Initiatives Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of professional development, networking events and other resources for those who work and volunteer in nonprofit & community organizations, and for connecting residents/the business community to volunteer opportunities.
Responsibilities: Plan, develop, promote/deliver professional development training; Develop, promote and facilitate coordination of networking events for community organizations; Assist in developing new ideas and initiatives; Work with sponsors and funders to ensure reporting in accordance with agreements; Administer volunteer promotion opportunity and referral program, including database maintenance and promotion; Follow trends and conduct research as required; Monthly Digital Newsletter development and delivery to registered organizations; Lead the delivery of National Volunteer Week and other initiatives; Assist business community to facilitate their Days of Giving with community organizations.
Education Requirement: Minimum undergraduate degree in related discipline or three years’ experience in a non-profit environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Experience: Volunteer program management or coordination/volunteer experience; Knowledge of Strathcona County community organizations.
Skills Requirement: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Ability to nurture and maintain relationships; Strong interpersonal skills, as well as public presentation skills; Creative problem solving skills; Review projects and opportunities from a risk management perspective to ensure success; Flexibility to positively consider new initiatives and direction; Strong computer skills, website experience and social media.
Work Environment: Full-time (35) hours; Weekday office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with one hour for lunch) and very occasional weekends and evenings; Out of office meetings; Occasional projects and events will require light lifting due to set up and tear down.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/Cover Letter in confidence to: info@ivcstrathcona.org

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CMHA-ER
Posted April 25, 2018

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Position: Volunteer Resources Coordinator
Terms: Full-time
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Salary: $41,061.00 – $57,323.00
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Summary: The Coordinator Volunteer Resources is responsible for managing volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of the agency’s programs and services. The Coordinator is responsible for full cycle volunteer management (recruitment, screening, orientation, training, recognition/evaluation). The Coordinator is also responsible for providing guidance, support, resources and tools to staff who supervise volunteers. The position works primarily, but not exclusively, with the Helplines program, ensuring that there are qualified volunteers to take on roles as Distress Line Volunteers. The Coordinator will be an active member of a Distress Line Volunteer Work Group to ensure smooth recruitment, training, recognition and evaluation of Distress Line Volunteers. The Coordinator organizes gaming events (bingos and casinos) by recruiting, training and supervising the volunteers for these events and completing required paperwork and securing necessary licensing. The Coordinator also supports the volunteer needs of other agency service areas including practicum support, fund development, peer support, administrative services as well as education and awareness. The Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining all volunteer files, compiling program statistics, developing and maintaining a comprehensive volunteer recognition program, preparing monthly program reports, and meeting the requirements of the agency communications plan.
Qualifications/Experience: Post-secondary Certificate in Volunteer Management, or related post-secondary education/course work in a field related to the volunteer sector and an understanding of current trends, resources and information related to volunteerism • A minimum of 3 years of experience supervising and/or coordinating the work of volunteers or staff • Attainment of membership with the Volunteer Managers Group of Edmonton • Certification from, and membership in, the Canadian Administrators of Volunteer Resources or the equivalent provincial association is an asset • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check • Possession of a Class 5 Driver’s License.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Skills in program development, evaluation & research • Ability to work independently, set priorities, be flexible, meet deadlines and allocate time/resources effectively • Organizational/problem solving skills • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations • Ability to lead, mentor, coach and guide volunteers to achieve results that are in the best interest of the agency • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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CMHA-ER
Posted April 25, 2018

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Position:Suicide Grief Support Worker
Terms: Full-time
Salary/Wage: $ 41,061.00– $57,323.00
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Summary: Reporting to the Team Lead, Suicide Grief Support Services, the Suicide Grief Support Worker is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of Suicide Grief Support Services. This includes both Suicide Bereavement Support services and Suicide Caregiver Support Services. Suicide Bereavement Support Services is for people who have lost a loved one to suicide, and it offers a safe place for individuals to share their grief, fears and feelings. Suicide Caregiver Support Services offers in person sessions to provide information and support to those taking care of others who are at risk of attempting suicide, and around caring for oneself during this difficult time. This position provides administrative program support and facilitates the delivery of client-centred services including one on one, family and group support.
Qualifications/Experience: Related post-secondary Degree (in a Social Science preferred) including coursework in basic counselling skills; Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience in counselling, bereavement support, suicide prevention/intervention and/or crisis intervention; Front-line experience in dealing with crisis situations is preferred; Successful completion and maintenance of: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Distress Line Training, Crisis Worker Certificate; Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including supportive listening, interviewing and group facilitation skills • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients, including possessing a non-judgmental attitude • Demonstrated understanding of: suicide risk factors; suicide prevention and intervention; bereavement; crisis intervention; and caregiver support • Ability to work both independently and as a team member • Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively • Ability to adapt quickly to changing work priorities and competing timelines • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to respond to situations with maturity and composure • Ability to establish and maintain healthy boundaries • Organizational and problem solving skills • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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The Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Posted April 18, 2018

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Position: Executive Director
Abstract: The EFCL is seeking an Executive Director with strong connections within, and deep commitment to, Edmonton’s community league movement, and is capable of developing/implementing a growth strategy. The Executive Director acts as the managing director of our organization and is responsible for implementing its strategic and business plans.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Leadership; Operational Planning & Management; Program Planning & Management; Human Resources Planning & Management; Financial Planning & Management; Community Relations & Advocacy; Risk Management.

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Robertson-Wesley United Church
Posted April 9, 2018

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Position: Office Administrator
Abstract: The Office Administrator at Robertson-Wesley United Church is responsible for the overall administration of the church. The Office Administrator is the first point of contact for anyone who calls or enters the church, and as such is responsible for hospitality and reception of all people who come to the church, including congregational members/community at large. The Office Administrator works as a team member to support all staff and leadership of the church with administrative duties. The Office Administrator also works independently, taking the initiative to carry out work that falls within their area of responsibility. The position reports to the Ministry and Personnel Committee of the church.
Specific Duties: Reception and hospitality: Checking and responding to church phone/email daily; Monitoring the door and directing people and deliveries to the appropriate person or space; Receiving and disseminating information and inquiries to appropriate people. General administrative duties, including: Preparation, maintenance and filing of church records (i.e., membership roll, attendance statistics, contact information, baptismal, confirmation, funeral, wedding and transfer records and registers); Booking events for internal/external groups & receiving invoice payments when Financial Manager is not in the office; Compiling, editing, formatting and printing church documents (e.g., bulletins/inserts for worship services, weddings & funerals, etc.); Overseeing mass mail outs to the congregation; Printing of special offering envelopes; Preparation of materials for scripture readers; Ordering office and worship supplies; Mail handling (i.e., sorting/distribution); Troubleshooting issues with office equipment (e.g., computers, photocopier) and arranging for support when necessary; Administration of the church’s memorial garden (i.e., maintaining paperwork, ensuring memorial plaque is updated).
Communications Support: Compiling, editing, formatting, laying out/printing communications material (e.g., event posters, sign-up sheets, announcement inserts for bulletins, congregational reports/related financial documents, etc.); Placing public notices about church events on the church website (with the support of the webmaster) and social media pages, on bulletin boards, and in community newspapers where appropriate; Scheduling and compiling content for church newsletters (E-NEWS and Between the Aisles) and overseeing their production (formatting, distributing, etc.); Selling tickets for church events electronically as necessary; Participate in regular staff meetings; Work with volunteers who assist in administrative duties (e.g., bulletin folders, pastoral care volunteers). Other administrative duties as identified by other staff, Ministry and Personnel Committee, or the Official Board.
Required Skills/Attributes: Relevant professional office administration experience; Excellent written/spoken communications skills; Strong interpersonal skills & ability to interact with all people inclusively; Strong skills with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher) and dBase software; Volunteer management skills; Ability to work as a team member while independently taking initiative for responsibilities and managing their time accordingly; Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure; Ability to delegate tasks as required; A sense of humour; An understanding of the not-for-profit world would be an asset.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in a single file to: mprwuc@gmail.com
Closing Date: Friday, April 13, or as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

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The Edmonton Community Development Company
Posted March 14, 2018

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Position: Senior Animator, Community Development and Engagement
About: We are a non-profit company devoted to community economic development in Edmonton neighbourhoods, in particular neighbourhoods that experience lower income, higher unemployment or underemployment, inadequate access to basic services, a lack of sufficient, quality of affordable housing and a higher prevalence of social problems (e.g. homelessness, food insecurity, substance abuse, etc.). Our mandate includes: building/repairing homes, supporting the development or rehabilitation of local businesses, developing vacant lots or parcels of land that address neighbourhood needs and aspiration, teaching and/or supporting job finding and financial literacy skills, employment training, neighbourhood planning and other activities that foster economic growth. Our funders include the City of Edmonton, Edmonton Community Foundation, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, Homeward Trust, and the Stollery Charitable Foundation. In addition to a competitive salary and 35-hour work-week, the ECDC provides its employees with an excellent health and dental package and RRSP benefit.
The Position: We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter and able to work independently as a strong team member. The person we hire will offer a demonstrated commitment to community development and community engagement and will have the ability to work productively with diverse community members and cross sectoral stakeholders. We need an individual who is dedicated to and passionate about doing, fostering, and supporting community economic development that reflects the needs and aspirations of the neighbourhoods in which we are working.
Closing Date: 03.30.18.

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CMHA-ER
Posted February 9, 2017

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Position: 211 Information and Referral Specialist
Terms: Permanent Full Time
Salary: $41,061.00 - $55,654.00 Annually
Hours: 35 hours per week, 12:30pm-8:00pm, Monday – Friday
The Organization: 211 is an accredited 24 hour information and referral line that connects people to resources in their community. Information and Referral Specialists are part of a team that answers the 211 Information and Referral Line, the Family Violence Information and Bullying Help Line, Seniors Information Phone Line and Triages calls for the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team. The incumbent should be organized, warm, welcoming and, courteous; non-judgmental with strong verbal and written communication skills.
Responsibilities: Responding to callers on the 211 line, Seniors Information Phone Line, Family Violence Information Line and Bulling Helpline, determining client needs and providing information on appropriate community resources, securing opportunities for follow-up when appropriate • Triage of 24/ Crisis Diversion Team calls • Clear and accurate communication of information and referrals from the database to callers • Providing assistance/liaison between service providers and callers, where appropriate; actively participating in linking callers to needed services • Documenting and maintaining relevant statistics • Participating in follow-up with callers • Responding to online chat services for the Family Violence Information Line, Bullying Helpline and 211.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in the human services field preferred • Knowledge or experience in crisis intervention, domestic violence, suicide assessment and intervention and/or mental health is an asset • Experience working in a call centre environment is an asset • Above average keyboarding skills with the ability to type 65 wpm • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including superior phone and email etiquette • Background and interest in the non-profit human services sector • Ability to work independently and as a team member • Ability to maintain good public relations and provide excellent customer service with the public and community agencies • Strong knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel • Successful Completion of Distress Line Listener Training • Successful attainment and maintenance of Certified Information and Referral Specialist designation or willingness to work towards the designation.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to:hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: February 19, 2018.

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CMHA-ER
Posted February 9, 2017

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Position: Distress Line Team Lead
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Salary: $41,061.00 – $55,654.00 Annually
The Organization: The Distress Line Team Lead is responsible for assisting with the activities necessary to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the CMHA-Edmonton Distress Line. The Distress Line is a 24-hour information and referral line that helps people in crisis who may be feeling overwhelmed, experiencing abuse or contemplating suicide. The position supervises a team of Help Lines Support Workers and volunteers who answer calls to the Distress Line. The Team Lead will also answer Distress Line calls during periods of high volume or staff absences. The position is involved in staff scheduling, face to face support and supervision of front line staff and coordination of front line staff projects and tasks.
Qualifications/Experience: Related post-secondary Diploma (in a Social Science preferred) • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a client/customer service role where high volume, stressful and/or difficult situations are regularly encountered • Minimum 2 years supervision experience • Successful completion of the Distress Line Training is an asset • Successful attainment and maintenance of Information and Referral Specialist Certificate and Crisis Worker Certificate • Completion and maintenance of an acceptable a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector search and a Child Welfare Intervention Services Check.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including excellent telephone skills to ensure callers’ needs are determined and met • Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment, deal with difficult situations • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Demonstrated supervisory abilities and an understanding of the objectives of the Distress line and the organization • Strong coaching and mentoring skills; ability to provide constructive feedback • Ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational and problem-solving skills • Demonstrated abilities in program management, program delivery and evaluation • Skills and abilities in the operation/functioning of a contact Centre • Excellent keyboarding skills and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office and other program software • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: February 19, 2018.

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CMHA-ER
Posted February 8, 2018

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Position: Suicide Grief Support Worker
Terms: Permanent/Fulltime
Salary: $41,061 - $55,654 annually
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
About: Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region is a ‘go to’ non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. 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/Caregiver programs • Delivers information material • Conducts community debriefings as required by providing support and information related to suicide bereavement • Organizes and co-facilitates 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/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: Related post-secondary Degree (in a Social Science preferred) including coursework in basic counselling skills • Clinical experience in counselling, bereavement support, suicide prevention/intervention and/or crisis intervention • Experience facilitating groups • Successful completion and maintenance of: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and Distress Line Training • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check. | Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, including supportive listening, interviewing & group facilitation skills • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients, including possessing a non-judgmental attitude • Demonstrated understanding of: suicide risk factors; suicide prevention/intervention; bereavement; crisis intervention; and caregiver support • Ability to work independently and as a team • Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively • Ability to adapt quickly to changing work priorities and competing timelines • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to respond to situations with maturity and composure • Organizational and problem-solving skills • Ability to effectively use MS Office • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations.
TO APPLY: Forward CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: 02.23.18.

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CMHA-Edmonton
Posted January 31, 2018

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Position: Administrative Coordinator
Terms: Full-time
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:15am – 4:30pm (occasional evening and weekend work required)
Salary/Wage: $42,525 - $57,644
Closing Date: Feb 16, 2018
Abstract: The Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative and coordination support functions for a variety of program areas across CMHA-Edmonton. The position is responsible for: coordination activities associated with workshops provided by Education Services; tracking, monitoring and invoicing for services provided through the Practical Supports Program; and coordinating the ordering and distribution of the Tough Times Handbooks that are requested by community groups and organizations. The Administrative Coordinator will also provide general administrative support to assist in the smooth functioning of the CMHA-Edmonton office operations. Duties can include: the ordering of office supplies and promotional materials; processing credit/debit card payments; assisting with payroll activities; receptionist cover-off; etc.
Qualifications/Experience: • Grade 12 Diploma (relevant post-secondary certificate or diploma preferred) • Minimum of 3 years related experience in an administrative support role where coordination activities were a significant part of the role • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check • Attainment and maintenance of a First Aid certification and Mental Health First Aid certification.
Skills/Abilities: • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational skills with a keen attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy, and excellent time management and prioritization skills • Ability to deal effectively with the other staff, the public, stakeholders and community agencies and maintain good relations • Ability to work effectively in a multi-program and multi-task environment • Ability to deal with challenging situations and work with individuals with diverse personalities • Excellent computer skills, including a high level of familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite • Ability to effectively use Simply Accounting and/or ACCPAC, and be able to work with dBases (preference for Microsoft ACCESS).
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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CMHA-ER
Posted December 22, 2017

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Position: Community Resource Specialist
Terms: Full-time
Salary Range: $41,061 - $55,654 annually with extended health benefits
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday
Context: 211 is an AIRS accredited 24-hour information and referral line that connects people to resources in their community. The 211 Community Resource Department (CRD) works with community partners to describe their services in a way that callers can easily find the services they are looking for. The 211 CRD manages the information and referral data utilized by 211. Community Resource Specialists identify and research new and updated community services information to respond to the changing needs and resources of communities served.
Responsibilities: Maintains digital information records in a computerized dBase of community, government & social services to ensure easy availability of current, accurate information by: • Identifying/researching new and updated information on community services • Ensuring new/updated information is entered in dBase • Ensuring data is entered accurately, consistent & within the data standards • Ensuring consistent application of taxonomy • Identifying and reporting issues surrounding the display of records, ease of use, and operation of agency-used information and referral databases • Developing, documenting/updating procedures for records management • Supplying new & updated information to staff • Participating in examining policy regarding inclusion/exclusion criteria. Education/Experience | • Post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of education/training/experience • Experience in data entry and records management • Experience in the use of information and referral systems including taxonomy
Skills, Abilities and Attitude: Strong computer skills • Strong written communication skills, proofreading and editing skills • Ability to work independently • Ability to maintain effective, cooperative working relationships • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations • Ability to research, assimilate, organize and summarize information • Strong attention to detail • Strong understanding of data entry principles • Good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
TO APPLY: Forward your CV/cover letter in confidence to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: Jan. 7, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.

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Employment Broker - Newcomer Seniors
Posted December 13, 2017

Position: Employment Broker – Newcomer Seniors
Terms: Part-time (20 hours per week)
Salary Range: Up to $31,200 per annum
Context: The Employment Broker – Newcomer Seniors works with Sage Seniors Association,(Sage) the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative (MCHB), and Gateway Association to help newcomer seniors enhance their work search skills, develop workforce connections, and secure customized employment opportunities. It is part of an innovative "prototype" seeking to assist seniors of immigrant and refugee backgrounds to address the chronic poverty they live in. Furthermore; the role of the Employment Broker is rooted in the principles of social justice and equity, and works within an anti-oppressive practice framework, with a focus on intercultural competent practice. It is a position funded for 3 years by Vital Signs Grant of Edmonton Community Foundation.
Responsibilities: Include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Individual employment discovery/job carving support for newcomer seniors; complete intake of newcomer seniors through discovery process to better understand their skills, strengths/interests, as well as potential barriers & necessary accommodations relating to employment/cultural knowledge in the Canadian context;
  • Identify and build relationships with potential industries and employers and work with both employers and newcomer seniors to find a good employment fit. Work with receptive employers to carve out customized paid opportunities that meet the needs of newcomer seniors; Identify potential barriers to employment participation and work to overcome them; Support employer and newcomer seniors through job search and on-boarding process unique to each individual situation, and provide ongoing supports towards a healthy working relationship.
  • Cross-cultural education and bridging between newcomer seniors and employers – In collaboration with the MCHB's, develop and provide support in cultural competency training, overcoming language barriers and minimizing cultural misunderstandings through mentoring and coaching, supporting open communication, and problem solving with employers and newcomer senior employees.
  • Collaborate with colleagues at Sage, MCHB, Gateway, and other senior-serving organizations – Build relationships and a network of support among colleagues; along with the MCHB's provide cultural and language bridging between service providers and seniors on a case-by-case basis; be available as cultural resource persons for intercultural cultural competency staff training; be part of the on-going collaborative efforts among the partner organizations; Identify recurring systemic and policy issues that are inherent in the day-to-day support for seniors; connect and build relationships with natural and formal community leaders to strengthen the support within community for newcomer seniors; connect newcomer seniors to non-employment resources and social services; build relationships & represent the project and partner organizations as needed.
  • Evaluation & Client Data Collection – Conduct ongoing project evaluation as outlined by the Program Logic Model and contribute to reporting and knowledge mobilization efforts. Capture relevant client data for project learning and program planning.

Candidate: We are looking for an individual who has a deep interest in cross-cultural relationship development, enjoys being with seniors of divers culturally background, is humble and highly creative in seeking solutions to challenges, as well as comfortable with conflict and ambiguity.
TO APPLY: Submit CV in confidence to: yvonnechiu@shaw.ca by December 31, 2017. If you have any questions, kindly contact Yvonne at: 780.423.1973

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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

M.A.P.S.
Alberta Capital Region
Posted February 25, 2018

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About: MAPS is seeking a Community Engagement & Research Specialist to work with diverse community groups.
Context: Mapping and Planning Support (MAPS) Alberta Capital Region facilitates collaborative social service planning within Edmonton and region to enhance services available to children, youth, individuals, families and communities. MAPS is funded by the City of Edmonton and the United Way of Alberta Capital Region.
Terms: 20 to 40 hours per week | Occasional evening/weekend work is required
Compensation: $24 to $28 per hour, dependent on experience and qualifications
Requirements: A vehicle and valid driver’s licens
Benefits: Employer share of Canada Pension Plan and Employment Insurance; 3 weeks paid holidays; Paid statutory holidays; 3 - 5 paid personal days (dependent on hours worked).
The Candidate: We are seeking someone skilled in facilitation and research. As a qualified candidate you enjoy working with community partners to identify needs and design projects to answer questions. You are highly collaborative and experienced in qualitative research methods.
Responsibilities: Facilitate groups of stakeholders and partners to work together respectfully and effectively | Collaborate with community groups to identify needs for information, plan for information gathering and generation, and interpret results | Assist in the development and implementation of innovative approaches to conveying social information | In a highly collaborative manner, support research by: Identifying existing research; Writing funding applications; Design research, including surveys/qualitative studies; Ensure community-based research is conducted ethically, using community resources such as ARECCI; Coordinate research projects; Conduct research analysis, including qualitative analysis; Write research reports and summaries; Develop knowledge translation products - draft posters, presentations, and summaries to ensure research results are accessible and user-friendly; Identify and communicate alignment between community initiatives; Represent MAPS and related projects at community meetings and events.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education in a related field and/or related experience | Excellent written/verbal communication skills, highly organized & self-directed | Facilitation skills, ability to work well with teams, and diverse community groups is required | Experience with community development approaches and human services is a strong asset | Comfortable with public speaking is an asset | Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Apps (Drive, Docs, Forms).
TO APPLY: Please submit CV/cover letter in confidence by March 10th to:
Deborah Morrison, Executive Director | Email: adm@mapsab.ca
10220 - 121 St., Edmonton, AB | T5N 1K7

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211 CRD
Posted February 21, 2018

Position: Community Resource Specialist
Terms: 18-Month Contract Full-Time Position | 35 hours per week
Salary Range: $41,061 - $55,654
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday
Context: 211 is an AIRS accredited 24-hour information and referral line that connects people to resources in their community. The 211 Community Resource Department (CRD) works with community partners to describe their services in a way that callers can easily find the services they are looking for. The 211 CRD manages the information and referral data utilized by 211. Community Resource Specialists identify and research new and updated community services information to respond to the changing needs and resources of communities served. The incumbent should be motivated to seek out and share resource information, support the needs of 211, and to bring the benefit of 211 services to all Albertans.
Key Responsibilities: Maintains digital information records in a computerized database of community, government and social services to ensure easy availability of current, accurate information by: Identifying/researching new and updated information on community services • Ensuring new/updated information is entered in dBase • Ensuring data is entered accurately • Ensuring consistent application of taxonomy • Identifying and reporting issues surrounding the display of records, ease of use, and operation of agency-used information and referral databases • Developing, documenting and updating procedures for records management • Consulting with program staff on their information needs • Supplying new and updated information to agency staff/volunteers • Participating in examining policy regarding inclusion/exclusion criteria | Represents the Information Services program on committees or at meetings, as appropriate, by: • Liaising with community agencies, and partnered agencies • Responding to inquiries regarding the database and publications
Qualifications: Education & Experience: Post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of education/training/experience • Experience in applying data standards to data entry and records management • Experience in the use of information and referral systems including taxonomy.
Skills, Abilities and Attitude: Strong computer skills • Strong written communication skills, proofreading and editing skills • Ability to work independently • Ability to maintain effective, cooperative working relationships • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations • Ability to research, assimilate, organize and summarize information • Strong attention to detail • Strong understanding of data entry principles • Ability to troubleshoot • Good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
Closing Date: March 6, 2018.

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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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