Open Positions

Vice President, Development & Donor Relations

Reporting directly to the CEO, working closely with Executive Team, and managing a team of 20 professionals, the Vice President, Development & Donor Relations provides visionary, strategic and executional leadership of resource generation activities.

The successful candidate is an innovative leader with significant senior leadership experience. A successful record in outward-facing roles with a variety of stakeholders is required along with a good understanding of the not for profit sector. This person also has a demonstrated passion for and commitment to bettering our community. Experience with fundraising or an understanding of development best practices is a definite asset.

Please note that this recruitment is being conducted by Pekarsky & Co. Executive Search. To apply for this role, or for more information, visit the Pekarsky & Co. website or contact:


Christine DeWitt, Principal            
(780) 665-4965 ext. 104  

Julie Barron, Principal
(780) 665-4965 ext. 103



Executive Director, EndPovertyEdmonton

Do you believe ending poverty is an issue of human rights?   

Are you a passionate about leading change that uplifts all Edmontonians?

Are you challenged by the chance to lead a brand new community collective with a bold and progressive mandate?

Are you a bridge builder, way finder and connector who can mobilize a community to action?
This leadership position may be right for you!

As the inaugural Executive Director of this new organization, you will work closely with volunteer community leaders of the Stewardship Roundtable.  The Executive Director will create and facilitate the conditions to engage and motivate broad community commitment to achieve shared success in ending poverty.  This work commences in 2017 and is currently funded for five years to December 31, 2022.

To apply for this role, or for more information, visit The City of Edmonton website.



Your primary role as Receptionist will be to provide professional and courteous reception services to people on the telephone and guests in our building.  This will involve managing five telephone lines, greeting and directing visitors, responding to or directing inquiries, and coordinating mail and deliveries.  As a member of the Building and Office Services team you will be responsible for updating various electronic and manual records, ordering supplies, and assisting with building security administration.  You will support other administrative functions including reviewing, coding and reconciling invoices; and booking meeting room/venues and refreshments. The work and projects can vary widely as different priorities emerge. 

Professional etiquette is essential for the right candidate along with a demonstrated ability to adapt easily to different people and respond positively to inquiries and changing priorities.  The successful candidate will have an understanding of office procedures, possess basic to intermediate level MS Office skills, have strong English communication skills, and be able to calmly manage several tasks simultaneously.  You notice the details, can write a professional memo or email and have the ability to quickly learn and retain information about our organization.  Minimum qualifications include grade 12 education and one year experience in a similar role.  Equivalencies will be considered.  Personal alignment with our mission is important.

This is a full time permanent Monday – Friday day time position with the occasional requirement to work before or after regular business hours.

We offer rewarding work, a great workplace culture, competitive compensation and excellent employee benefits.  Apply now and submit your resume and cover letter to the e-mail address below. 

The position will remain open until a selection is made.

Apply to:

Human Resources Specialist

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

15132 Stony Plain Road

Edmonton, AB T5P 3Y3



Seasonal Job Info

United Way offers temporary job opportunities ranging from administrative roles to assisting with workplace campaigns. Positions are usually full time and vary in length.

If you are interested in applying for any of the temporary positions, the varying positions will be posted in our Careers section during the months of June to September.  Resumes are also accepted in April and May prior to advertised postings.  Please submit resume and cover letter to


Our people deliver on six core strengths. Do you?

Mission Engaged

You are motivated to address the issues of poverty, create change and improve lives in your community. Your work is completely aligned with our mission.

Service Motivated

Trusted, dependable and attentive - you deliver all of this and more; building relationships inside the organization and in the community.

Results Driven

Creating pathways out of poverty can be complex, ambiguous and challenging work. Your work is focused on achieving results.


You have uncompromising commitment, integrity, ethics and honesty; you take ownership of your work and the outcomes. You seize each situation - challenges and all - and work to deliver your best.


Change starts here to improve results, enhance performance and meet goals. You think creatively, embrace change and balance risk. You respectfully and thoughtfully challenge the status quo and act to support a vision for a better way.


Success is achieved by working together - by being collaborative and cooperative. You know that by seeking the opinions, talents and input of others, good is often elevated to great.

What We Offer

Our employees appreciate our approach to work life balance and comprehensive compensation.

  • Flexible hours of work
  • Friday afternoons off during non campaign activity period.
  • Extra paid time off over Christmas holidays
  • Above standard vacation benefit
  • Generous health, dental, life and disability benefits
  • Health Spending Account
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Regular salary reviews
  • Small onsite fitness facility sponsored by Apple Fitness
  • Discounted admissions to City of Edmonton sports and fitness centers
  • Annual Edmonton and area Corporate Challenge involvement
  • Open, bright building and workspaces


Our employees receive opportunities to develop and grow and are recognized for their achievements.

  • Service and peer recognition awards
  • One on one and group on-boarding training
  • In-house ULearn Learning and Development program
  • Select other professional development opportunities
  • Special project work and assignments
  • Information sharing with local and national teams
  • Regular organizational wide meetings and events
  • Community learning opportunities