Featured Position

Project Manager,
Community Mental Health Action Plan

This is an exciting new opportunity for a seasoned project manager to contribute to the implementation of collaborative solutions addressing mental health system challenges.

Reporting to United Way’s Director, Community Building and Investment, you will provide support to cross-sector leadership teams and sub task groups from diverse government and community organizations within Edmonton and area.  

You will provide project management and senior administrative support including coordinating and leading meetings and events, developing agendas, recording, preparing and distributing minutes, and tracking action plan progress and implementation activities.  You will also facilitate effective and efficient information sharing by developing, implementing and maintaining systems including social media, to communicate strategies, progress and reports.  Your work also provides assistance to leadership teams in the initiation, orientation and on-going operations of task groups.


  • Include a bachelor degree and three years experience in a similar position.
  • Experience managing human services collaborations, project management, and ability to coordinate and lead diverse inter-disciplinary team meetings is required. 
  • Working knowledge of social media, MS Office proficiency, strong communication, planning and organization skills are also required. 
  • Knowledge of mental health issues and practices is an asset.  Equivalencies will also be considered.  

A vehicle is required as there will be some travel within Edmonton and surrounding area.

This is a temporary full-time position from January 2, 2017 till March 31, 2018 with the possibility of extension. If you are interested, apply now!  Send your resume and cover letter to: resumes@myunitedway.ca
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

The purpose of the Community Mental Health Action Plan is to maximize collective resources within Edmonton and area, respond to existing gaps, and identify a continuum of integrated supports and services.  This will provide easier access to services for individuals and families struggling with mental health issues and addiction.

Apply to:

Human Resources Specialist

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

15132 Stony Plain Road

Edmonton, AB T5P 3Y3

Fax 780.990.0203

Email: resumes@myunitedway.ca