Sector Job Postings

Age Friendly Community Connector
Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council (ESCC)
The Age Friendly Community Connector will lead communication and stakeholder engagement activities, assist in event planning, and be responsible to plan, organize and implement AFE activities.
Key Duties
Stakeholder Engagement and Public Relations/Communications
-Builds and maintains connections with community stakeholders to mobilize and encourage AFE engagement and actions.
-Identifies opportunities for improved media relations for AFE.
-Strategizes, identifies and creates content for digital and print communications to raise awareness of AFE in the community.
Program Development for AFE Theme Tables (Ageism, Aging in Place, Intergenerational and Diversity)
-Manages group processes.
-Assists in developing new actions and overall strategy to support success of AFE.
-Supports project management of AFE.
-Writes reports and recommends policies for AFE.
Support to AFE Projects
-Liaises with AFE projects as required, monitors outcomes and acts as a communication link to overall initiative.
-Provides support at AFE meetings as required.
Key Qualifications
-Post-secondary training (degree preferred) in communication, community development or social science field with minimum of two (2) years’ experience.
-A demonstrated ability to build public will and mobilize action is recommended.
-Advanced writing and editing skills
-Superior strategic thinker, planner and implementer
-Worked on large initiatives and/or collaboratives involving many stakeholders
-Knowledge of needs, issues and services related to older people is an asset
-Project manager experienced in facilitating large groups, directing conversations and managing conflicts
-Demonstrated ability to work independently in both thought and action, in research, analytical techniques, consulting and policy interpretation and development, issue identification and problem solving
Review the complete job posting for details on the position and application instructions. The posting closes at midnight on March 16.
Executive Director
Strathcona Place Society
The Strathcona Place Society Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director to work with them to enhance their wide variety of programs, activities and services to seniors in Edmonton; and also to present the Society's perspective to government organizations and other funding agencies.
-Effective Leadership
-Financial Acumen
-Relationship Building
-Facilities Management
-Strategic Planning
Qualifications and Experience
-Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline with a minimum of five years' work experience. Degree preferred.
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a demanding and complex work setting
-Proven talent to foster a welcoming and participative environment
-Professional experience managing staff
-Demonstrated organizational leadership
-Experience executing strategy and realizing organizational goals
-Strong computer and internet proficiency
-Proven success in organizing programs and customer service
-Experience in the not-for-profit industry is an asset
-Familiarity with various Board governance models
-Strong financial literacy skills
Review the complete job posting for details on the position and application instructions. Posting closes at 4 p.m. on March 23, 2018.
Administrative Coordinator
Sage Seniors Association
Does your resume include words like “organized,” “outgoing,” “self-starter,” and “team player”? The Administrative Coordinator position has significant impact on the culture and operations of Sage Seniors Association, as the individual in this role engages with the staff, volunteers, and seniors on a regular basis. A core function of the Administrative Coordinator is to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment, and ensure a consistent, quality experience for people who access Sage’s programs, services, and opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have training and/or work experience in administration, reception, and customer service, including experience with event planning and working with volunteers. Knowledge of community resources, particularly as they pertain to seniors, is an asset.
Please visit our website at for the full job description and application details. Submit your resume by March 30.
Executive Director
Jewish Family Services
Jewish Family Services is seeking a new Executive Director, as their current one is retiring.  They are a mid-sized agency with a big heart, offering counselling and support services to build a more resilient and healthy Edmonton region. Review the job posting for details on the position and application instructions.