Open Positions

Warehouse Specialist, InKind Exchange


Do you enjoy physical work? Are you aware of warehouse and inventory management best practices?   Are you skilled in providing quality customer service?  Do you want to make a difference in your community?  If so, you may be the candidate we are looking for!

In this role you will work in a warehouse/retail environment receiving, handling, storing and merchandising a wide range of products. Your days will vary and include providing full service to IKE members including responding to inquiries, assisting in product selection, conducting point of sale transactions and loading product.  You will also operate a forklift to move product items, coordinate and conduct pickups and deliveries, plan space, update inventory management software systems, and assist in supporting community engagement activities.

Qualifications include:

  • a high school diploma
  • experience in a warehouse environment
  • a strong customer service focus
  • ability to communicate with a variety of people
  • entry level MS Office skills
  • Forklift and first aid certification, and experience with SAGE or inventory management software is preferred. 
  • A valid driver’s license, and ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required.

This is a full time permanent position with regular hours (Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.).  We offer rewarding work, competitive wages and provide excellent benefits.  

Please submit your cover letter and resume to the e-mail address below.

The position will remain open until a selection is made.

About IKE:

InKind Exchange (IKE) is a unique community-based initiative created by the United Way of the Alberta Capital Region. IKE bridges the gap between the charitable sector and the business world and offers a convenient, cost effective way for charities to acquire office furniture, technology, personal care products, and toys.  There are currently over 400 IKE members from charitable organizations within Edmonton and area that access the valuable services that IKE provides.  IKE is located at 14710 – 112 Avenue Edmonton, AB.

Director, Communications

You’re a proven leader, experienced in developing communications programs that grow successful brands and capture the hearts and minds of a community.  You’re a strategic thinker who inspires those you lead and who is committed to delivering measurable results.  You’re a dynamic coach, guiding a creative team focused on growing support that changes the lives of thousands of families in your community.  

As the Director of Communications, you’re a well-seasoned generalist who has extensive hands-on experience with all communications channels, advertising mediums, digital communication platforms and approaches, social media, professional video production, graphic design and print production, media relations, special events management and public speaking.  

Your exceptional written and verbal communication skills ensure you’re able to transition between styles focused on storytelling, ad copywriting, blogging, factual reports and corporate presentations.  

You have managed challenging issues, internally and externally, and have strong facilitation skills.  And your understanding of the philanthropic landscape brings you confidence in developing budgets and plans to build awareness of poverty and related social challenges in the community. 

As part of your leadership role, you will develop and manage relationships with corporate, government, and non-profit partners; as well as with volunteers on small and large scales – many of which you will provide advice and support to in helping them share messages and connecting across the community. 

Reporting to the Vice President, Community Engagement, your position works closely with the Director, Engagement Marketing; and cross-functionally with management team members in three other Centres of Excellence -- Resource Development, Community Building and Investment, and Business Services.  

Your team of communications professionals manages a broad scope of projects such as: workplace campaign promotions, special events of all scales, media relations, public information campaigns, presentation development, sponsorship acquisition, investment opportunity proposals, website development, social media management, digital fundraising, graphic design, in-house and contracted video production, advertising buys, corporate reporting, speech writing and more.

Competencies for this position include:

  • Alignment with United Way of the Alberta Capital Region’s mission
  • Exceptional ability to develop effective relationships
  • A working style that demonstrates the highest standards of integrity
  • A focus on achieving outstanding results
  • An approach that is open, collaborative, respectful and innovative
  • A leadership style that inspires and enables others


  • Your background includes a degree or diploma in communications, public relations or related discipline.
  •  You have a minimum five years of experience in a similar position (with staff supervision) and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

A November start date is anticipated for the right candidate.  Please submit your application and resume to the address below.


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