Opportunity: Partnership & Community Outreach Coordinator

The partnership and community outreach coordinator is responsible for creating a pipeline of supports in the province of Alberta to increasing the number of Aboriginal women and 2SLGBTQQIA persons in leadership and decision-making positions. This person reports to the CEO and maintains proactive and positive relationships in the community. Vital components are:

  • Ensuring 3 year program is successfully undertaken as proposed
  • Sharing IAAW programs to expand or support local initiatives underway
  • Links with other community initiatives, building links to Guardian Angels already working in the community.

Responsibilities

  • Develop relationships with stakeholders and key service providers.
  • Continue to build connections to local women’s groups across the province
  • Host monthly info sessions on Zoom
  • Establish key priority areas such as employment & training, poverty reduction, violence prevention, human rights or justice reforms.
  • Organize, plan and implement events for the communities including cultural events, social events and educational events such as promising packages as per plan.
  • Manage the registration of participants, liaise with evaluator and share statistical information as requested
  • Manage logistics, operations and budget for the project.
  • Utilize the Strategic Communication Plan to build connections to the community
  • Complete all necessary reports and conduct presentations.

Qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in related field and/or significant related experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working on community development activities
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing projects

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to lead small and medium sized groups
  • Ability to host workshops and give speaking engagements
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Creative and innovative; you will take the initiative to solve problems and recommend improvements
  • Friendly, professional and outgoing to promote positive working relationships
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and time management skills

Hours of work:  Full-time salaried position.  Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, some extended hours or weekends to be expected. Ability to travel for 2-3 days is necessary on Year 2. Would consider a flexible schedule, for the successful candidate.
Salary Range based on experience.  Basic Benefits to start after probationary period completed.

Closing Date: September 10, 2021 at 4pm

Email iaaw@iaaw.ca with cover letter and resume to HR Committee.

Those selected for interview will be notified before Sept 17, 2021 at 4pm.
Telephone inquiries will not be accepted.

Employment Opportunity – Projects Coordinator, Justice Systems Navigator

The project coordinator completes activities that achieve project goals and outcomes. Working with a similar coordinator working in Calgary, the successful applicant will advocate for women who are facing barriers when accessing services or supports by interacting with service providers, government or institution representatives.

Responsibilities

  • Attend meetings as required to secure relationships with funders and several partners.
  • Keep thorough notes and files; prepare monthly reports
  • Prepare program materials and deliver presentations to small and medium groups
  • Communicate best practices and areas for improvement
  • Join with other staff members to ensure important organizational milestones are met, including events and gatherings.

Qualifications

  • Degree and/or diploma in a related field
  • Minimum 2 years of project management experience, minimum 5 years working in an office.
  • Reliable form of transportation

Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed policies.
  • Knowledgeable of the First Nation, Metis and Inuit community in Alberta
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Creative and innovative; you will take the initiative to solve problems and recommend improvements
  • Ability to lift materials and displays up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to travel occasionally and to work remotely
  • Friendly, professional and outgoing to promote positive working relationships inside and outside the office.

Reporting To:  CEO
Hours of work:  Full-time position. Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, some extended hours or weekends to be expected.
Salary Range $48,000 – 52,000 to start per annum, based on experience.  Basic Benefits to start after probationary period completed. 

Closing Date: April 30, 2021 at 4pm

Email rvenne@iaaw.ca or fax 780-471-2169 with cover letter and resume to HR Committee.

Those selected for interview will be notified before May 7, 2021.
Telephone inquiries will not be accepted.

Employment Opportunity – Projects Coordinator, COVID Supports

The project coordinator will assist Aboriginal women who face barriers as a result of COVID-19 by accessing resources that will provide medium and long-term goals.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct interviews with women requesting supports
  • Bring forward information gained through the interview to the review committee
  • Keep thorough notes and files; prepare monthly reports
  • Prepare and share program materials, deliver presentations
  • Communicate best practices and areas for improvement
  • Join with other staff members to ensure important organizational milestones are met, including events and gatherings.

Qualifications

  • Degree and/or diploma in a social services related field
  • Minimum 2 years of providing services or supports to people
  • Project management experience, minimum 2 years working in an office.
  • Reliable form of transportation

Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed service delivery.
  • Knowledgeable of the First Nation, Metis and Inuit community in Alberta
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills, Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Creative and innovative; you will take the initiative to solve problems and recommend improvements
  • Ability to lift materials and displays up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to travel occasionally and to work remotely
  • Friendly, professional and outgoing to promote positive working relationships inside and outside the office.

Reporting To:  CEO Hours of work:  Full-time position. Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, some extended hours or weekends to be expected. Salary Range $42,000 – 48,000 to start per annum, based on experience.  Basic Benefits to start after probationary period completed. 

Closing Date: April 30, 2021 at 4pm

Email rvenne@iaaw.ca or fax 780-471-2169 with cover letter and resume to HR Committee.

Those selected for interview will be notified before May 7, 2021.
Telephone inquiries will not be accepted.