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Thursday, October 5, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Public Interest Alberta | Oct. 05, 2017

Employment Opportunity | Public Interest Albertahttp://www.pialberta.org | 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 by 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.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | ECALA EDMONTON | Oct. 04, 2017 |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | ECALA www.ecala.org | Position: Communication and Operational Support | 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 and 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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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: CMHA - EDMONTON REGION |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER | Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator | Start Date: Immediately | Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position | Salary Range: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually | Location: Edmonton | To review the full job description, please visit: www.edmonton.cmha.ca | Thanks!

About: 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. The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team. This position will appeal to a candidate who is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) permanent position.

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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Monday, August 14, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - CEASE EDMONTON |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CEASE – www.ceasenow.org | Position: Coordinator, Victim Advocate Program | Terms: Full-time | Estimated Start Date: Preferred for mid-late September 2017 | Salary: Range of $46,000 - $52,000, commensurate with experience and education | Note: Competition closes September 1, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

CEASE is a small charitable organization working in Edmonton to create options for those who experienced sexual exploitation and sex trafficking.  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. 

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.

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. 

Term Position: 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.
Thank you to all who apply. Please submit your résumé in confidence to: admin@ceasenow.org

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

LONG FAMILY LAW GROUP | EDMONTON |

LONG FAMILY LAW GROUP LLP | Serving the City of Edmonton, including Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, St. Albert and outlying areas. We provide a wide range of legal services, and we understand that every family situation is unique. Collaborative Family Law | Divorce & Common Law | Family Arbitration | Family Court | Mediation | Negotiation Training | Separation Agreements. Visit:  http://www.longfamilylaw.ca/

Friday, August 4, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - CMHA-ER | Edmonton, AB |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER | Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator | Start Date: Immediately | Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position | Salary: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually.  Closing Date: August 25, 2017.

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. The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team. This position will appeal to a candidate who is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) permanent position.

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).

Visit: www.edmonton.cmha.ca to review the full job description. TO APPLY: Email résumé & cover letter in confidence to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

Thursday, August 3, 2017

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