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Thursday, December 21, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA - EDMONTON REGION |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER www.cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | 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 CV/cover letter in confidence by email to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Closing Date: 01.07.18 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Newcomer Seniors Project Edmonton

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Position: Employment Broker – Newcomer Seniors | Terms: Part-time (20 hours per week) | 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 + 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, 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 and 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 CollectionConduct 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.

WHO MAY APPLY: 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. Salary Range: Up to $31,200 per annum.


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 |

Friday, December 8, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Temple Beth Ora Edmonton | 01.31.18 |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Temple Beth Ora Edmonton | Position: Synagogue Coordinator | Context: This half time (20 hours per week) position of Synagogue Coordinator at Temple Beth Ora Edmonton is at the centre of operations of the congregation. 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. 

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 January 31, 2018 to: The Hiring Committee, Temple Beth Ora, 12313-105 Ave., Edmonton Alberta T5N 0Y5 (or) email: office@templebethora.org  | Web: www.templebethora.org | Thank You!

Sunday, November 26, 2017

CED EDMONTON | MBA Information Sessions - December 2017 |

CED MBA – NAIT INFORMATION SESSIONS | MBA in Community Economic Development | Wednesday, December 6, at  5 :00 and 7:00 pm in Room WA110, NAIT main campus | Thursday, December 07, at 10:00 am in Room X216; 12:00 pm  in Room WA114; and 5:00 pm in Room WA110, NAIT main campus. > You are invited to attend an information session about the MBA in Community Economic Development Program being delivered by Cape Breton University in Edmonton on alternate weekends at NAIT.

Context: The program resonates with people working in the public sector, community organizations, and entrepreneurial businesses. It attracts learners who wish to make a difference in their organizations/communities. The MBA in CED program caters to working people who need flexibility to complete a post-graduate degree program in two years on a part-time basis.

Program Highlights: Flexible delivery. Learners can take all courses in quality face-to-face classes on select weekends, at NAIT's campus. Quality: Acclaimed faculty from across Canada. This graduate program has received the approval of Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education and Technology, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Ministry. 

Contact: If you cannot attend one of the sessions, please do not hesitate to contact Barrie Riome, Director of MBA|CED Program, CBU by email at: mba@cbu.ca (or) Nancy Frederick at NAIT 780.471.8362 | e: nfrederi@nait.ca

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA EDMONTON REGION |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER https://edmonton.cmha.ca/ | 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.

Monday, November 13, 2017

COMMUNITY ECONOMICS EDMONTON | WINTER 2017


·      AFFORDABLE CANCUN | Looking for a get-away in a remarkable place? Eco excursions; Mayan communities; culture, arts & crafts; archeological sites, people and communities? Lovely rental home available in a safe, clean and friendly neighborhood – weekly and monthly rates. Bookings from Jan 15, 2018 onwards! For further information, please contact: Carmen G. Miranda at 780.267.1220 | e: mdcarmengm67@gmail.com | Thanks You! | Gracias! | Merci!

·       FOOD LITERACY © | Wish to explore a program where seniors and senior high school students get together to learn from and support each other? Activities include walking, playing music, dancing, cooking, dining, reading, talking, painting, etc. Info: 780.438.3060 | e: bsabet@shaw.ca | Thanks!

·       CARMEN MIRANDA | RELIABLE CLEANING SERVICE | Hola! I am available for residential cleaning services. If you need something done or if you know anyone who may, I would be grateful to know about it. I am affordable and a conscientious worker. I can be reached at 780.267.1220 | e: mdcarmengm67@gmail.com | Gracias!

·       EQUI-TEA MULTICULTURAL CATERING | We’re a social enterprise operated by the Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op. Check our menu & let us be part of your event. Visit: http://mchb.org/programs/equi-tea-multicultural-catering | (or) call 780.991.2799 for good food details! 

·       INTERCULTURAL TRAINING | The Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative offers tailor-made meaningful workshops and training opportunities for organizations to gain awareness and skills about culturally responsive practice and collaboration. For details, visit: http://mchb.org/programs/cultural-competency

·       TRANSLATION & TUTORING SERVICES | Spanish – English – Spanish | Local & Affordable. For details: 780.474.6058 | e: leocamposa@gmail.com

·       WAYFINDERS BUSINESS COOPERATIVE © | 1. Voluntary and Open Membership 2. Democratic Member Control 3. Members' Economic Participation 4. Autonomy and Independence 5. Education, Training and Information 6. Cooperation among Cooperatives 7. Concern for Community | Join an exciting new venture – visit: http://www.wayfindersbuscoop.com/index.php

Thursday, November 9, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Jewish Family Services Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Jewish Family Services Edmonton | 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.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit: http://www.jfse.org/about/employment-opportunity-executive-director/

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

PHIL FONTAINE: Breaking New Ground Together | Nov. 29, 2017

PHIL FONTAINE | Breaking New Ground Together – Conversations of Hope and The Meaning of Reconciliation | Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017 | Time: 7-9 pm @ Star of the North Retreat Centre | Admission: by donations. Register Early, space is limited.

Context: Former AFN Chief Phil Fontaine will guide us on how to have conversations of hope within an understanding of reconciliation for our times. Join us as we continue the dialogue inspired by The Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s ninety-four calls to action. Phil Fontaine served as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for an unprecedented three terms. Under his leadership, the AFN negotiated both the Kelowna Accord and the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement. Fontaine has received many honours and awards, including the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, the Order of Canada, and numerous honorary doctorates.

To Register: 780.459.5511

Monday, November 6, 2017

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION WORKSHOP - EDMONTON | Nov. 15, 2017

DIVERSITY and INCLUSION WORKSHOP! Wed, 15 November 2017, 8:00 am – 11:30 am @ La Cité Francophone, 8627-91 St. Note: register by Nov. 11 to participate in the group IDI! Sponsored by: Shift Management Inc., Edmonton Business Diversity Network, and Accès-Emploi.

Awakening Workplace Inclusion with the Intercultural Development Inventory | Wish you could get a window into working effectively with your diverse colleagues? You can, with this one-time only master workshop by Intercultural workplace expert Hamlin Grange https://www.linkedin.com/in/hamlingrange/ | Learn to use the IDI tool to build your people skills repertoire for the workplace.

Context: In this experiential group simulation workshop you will find out how to improve workplace relations across groups and personalities, using a powerful and effective tool that has been validated in both international and domestic contexts. The master workshop will be facilitated by Hamlin Grange, one of Canada’s top IDI expert facilitators from Toronto. You will really enjoy Hamlin’s workshop and will come away with useful and practical insights.

Essentials | Here are four great reasons to register for Hamlin’s IDI workshop today: The IDI is… (1) A powerful and accurate response to respondents’ orientations to nationality, ethnicity, gender and other diversity categories (2) Actionable and can be used for intercultural competence development as an individual and within a group (3) Validated to apply across all cultures and has proven reliability and validity (4) Developmental and allows people to see how they can interact in increasingly more effective ways across cultures, starting with where they are currently comfortable.  So don’t miss this amazing opportunity and register right away for the workshop! 

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/awakening-workplace-inclusion-with-the-intercultural-development-inventory-tickets-38089818673

Thursday, October 26, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER EDMONTON REGION | Oct. 26, 2017 |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER www.cmha-edmonton,ab.ca | Position: Suicide Grief Support Services - Support Worker | Permanent Fulltime Position | Salary Range: $41,061 - $55,654 annually with benefits 35 hours per week | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday | 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 & 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.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | The City of Edmonton | Position: Social Worker - Community Safety |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Position: Social Worker, Community Safety | The City of Edmonton | Job #29948 | 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.

PLUS: 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. 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

JUST in TIME FAIR TRADE SALE | Nov. 05, 2017 | St. Albert, AB |

‘JUST’ in TIME! Fair Trade Christmas Sale | Sunday, November 5, 2017 | Time: 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Soup lunch available for $10 from 11:00-1:30 | See: www.starofthenorth.ca | Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3A St. Vital Avenue, St. Albert – Telephone: 780.459.5511 | email: programs@starofthenorth.ca

Do you want to make your Christmas gift-giving more meaningful? Check out our beautiful and unique fair trade Christmas decorations, handmade crafts, jewellery, coffee & other gift items from around the world. Note: We have a few spaces available if your Fair Trade group is looking for a place to sell products. Visit & Join Us!

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

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Employment Opportunity | Jewish Family Services Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Jewish Family Services is seeking an Office Administrator to welcome clients and donors, operate the many aspects of the office, and keep our social media and web site up  to date. We would expect you to bring at least three years’ experience in a similar role with increasing responsibilities. You could expect competitive compensation and benefits, and a fulfilling, flexible and supportive work environment where staff love to work and tend to stay.  The detailed job description can be found at: www.jfse.org 

TO APPLY – By 6pm, Mon. July 24 | Email in confidence to: TikunOlam@JFSE.org with “Office Administrator” in the subject line. 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

Monday, July 3, 2017

EDMONTON | SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & COMMUNITY ECONOMICS |

FYI | SOCIAL ENTERPRISE | COMMUNITY ECONOMICS | Some may be related to new technologies, others to goods & services. What they have in common is the remarkable enthusiasm, resilience and visionary calling among those leading and/or participating in such endeavours – it is indeed a powerful calling. Have a look! 

TIMBRE | http://www.timbreyeg.com/ was officially formed by Jordan Tomnuk of Tomnuk Design and Mike Lam of Mike Lam Design in 2015. Timbre began as a workshop that would soon be home to 9 other maker/designers. In July 2016 Timbre expanded their efforts into the now newly-renovated Timbre Studios. With the help of Hunt Amor, Jordan and Mike designed and built what is now a hub for thirteen creative start up companies. Our mission is to foster designers, craftspeople, creatives and artists. Currently offering shop spaces, studios and gallery rental. 

STRAWMAN FARM | http://strawmanfarm.com/ was founded on the idea to bring top quality, ethically raised bison meat directly to the people: ranch to table. Although Strawman Fram was founded in 2009, Bob and Lori Holm  along with Sons Stephan, Dylan,  and Liam,  are dedicated to a lifestyle of watching over and caring for their herds in a humane and ethical way. 

VERTO LABOUR SERVICES | http://youcan.ca/programs/verto | Companies that hire Verto Labour Services are looking for a good day’s work – and that is what they get. Eager young workers, trained in basic work-site rules, showing up on time, supported by a crew leader and ready to do whatever needs to be done. Verto is an off-shoot of YOUCAN Youth Services, an organization that has provided programs for at-risk youth in Edmonton for over a decade. 

EQUI-TEA MULTICULTURAL CATERING | http://mchb.org/programs/equi-tea-multicultural-catering/ is a social enterprise operated by the Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative. For the past year, The Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op has truly enjoyed serving you all with the food we most love ourselves through Equi-Tea Catering. Delicious food, excellent service and very much worth of your support. 

SERVICE & COMMUNITY | As usual, we remain at your service. We thank you for your support and welcome your feedback; if we can be of assistance don’t hesitate to get in touch. We invite you and your friends/colleagues to subscribe to our Infomail Newsletter here www.tcng.ca – and, if you appreciate this site, consider supporting it via advertising, affinity sponsorship and/or a donation. Have a safe/enjoyable summer.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker | City of Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker - Domestic Abuse High Risk Team | 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.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

EDMONTON: ENGLISH TEACHERS RESOURCES 2017 |

ENGLISH TEACHERS RESOURCES | CCI-LEX offers free support and materials for volunteer English teachers and tutors! Are you a community-based English tutor/teacher supporting refugees or other recent newcomers? We would like to support you! Come to one of our free workshops and receive training, lesson plans, and a stack of ready-to-go teaching materials (aimed at Beginner learners). Workshops take place on alternating Saturdays, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. & include light breakfast/lunch. Register safely at: https://www.teachbel.org/workshops/ ...

About CCI-LEX | Cultural Connections Institute – The Learning Exchange www.cci-lex.ca | We are 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.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

EDMONTON MARKETPLACE | FALL 2017 |

·      PROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVICES | Tel: 780.504.4068 | Edmonton & Area - 100% bonded & insured. Spring clean-up; move-in/out cleaning; non-profit housing; realtors; construction sites, car dealerships, hotels, churches, banquets halls and office building + carpets, window cleaning & snow removal. Special: Independent Living Senior’s Cleaning & Maintenance Services. Take advantage of a %10 discount for new clients. | Call or Email Max Caravantes at: maxcaravantes.associate@gmail.com | Note: Mention Code LCA 2017 to receive the discount | Thank You – Gracias!

·      MAX CARAVANTES REALTOR ® at Realty Executives, Devonshire Realty. Proudly Serving the Spanish-speaking communities in Edmonton and beyond with integrity and professionalism. Buying, selling, exploring options, seeking good advice? Call: 780.504.4068 | e: maxcaravantes.associate@gmail.com 

·      THE COMMUNITY NETWORKS COLLECTIVE ® | On-line resources and communities; non-profits jobs, arts & culture, health & wellness, social networking, happenings + cooperative – social enterprising opportunities. Call: 780.474.6058 or visit: www.tcng.ca | e: leocamposa@gmail.com 

·      FOOD LITERACY ©  | Wish to explore a program where seniors and senior high school students get together to learn from and support each other? Activities include walking, playing music, dancing, cooking, dining, reading, talking, painting, yoga, etc. For details contact Ben Sabet at: 780.438.3060 | email: bsabet@shaw.ca | Thanks! 

·      EQUI-TEA MULTICULTURAL CATERING | We’re a social enterprise operated by the Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op. Check our menu & let us be part of your event. Visit: http://mchb.org/programs/equi-tea-multicultural-catering/ (or) call 780.991.2799 for details. Good food, good service = healthy communities!

·      INTERCULTURAL TRAINING | The Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative offers tailor-made meaningful workshops and training opportunities for organizations to gain awareness and skills about culturally responsive practice and collaboration. For details, visit: http://mchb.org/programs/cultural-competency/

·    TRANSLATION & TUTORING SERVICES | Spanish – English – Spanish | Affordable . Effective . Local . Reliable . For further details call, 780.474.6058 | email: leocamposa@gmail.com | Or visit: www.tcng.ca