Open Positions


Program Coordinator, Engagement Marketing

You are a strong relationship builder with solid experience in program coordination and a knowledge of volunteer management.  You enjoy working with a diverse group of volunteers, corporate partners and other not for profits across the Alberta Capital Region.

Reporting to the Director of Engagement Marketing, and working with internal and external stakeholders, you will coordinate and implement program plans for our community initiatives such as Tools for School, Coats for Kids and Families and Care Kits for Homeless Connect. You will work cross collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and committee members including organizing and chairing meetings.  You will oversee workplace and community volunteer activities including conducting orientation and providing instructions and direction to achieve targeted and desired results. You will track, compile and analyze data and create reports of final outcomes. In addition, you will have the opportunity to assist with special events and other related projects.

Qualifications include a two year diploma in a related area and a minimum of three years experience or a combination of education and experience.   Experience in program planning and knowledge of volunteer management is required.  Intermediate MS Office, ability to manage multiple demands in a fast paced environment, ability to lift up to 30 pounds, and access to a vehicle is also required (as there is travel involved within Edmonton and area).   Public speaking and media relations is considered as asset.  This position will work out of out of United Way’s Stony Plain Road office andInKind Exchange.

Successful candidates will be aligned with our core behavioural competencies: Mission Engaged, Personal Accountability, Teamwork and Collaboration, Service to Stakeholders, Innovation and Embracing Change and Results Focused.

We offer rewarding work, a great workplace culture, and competitive compensation and benefits.  This is a full time permanent position. This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@myunitedway.ca

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Accounts Receivable Assistant

Working with our finance team, you will process contribution and pledge revenues received from United Way’s 2017 Workplace Campaigns.  Your work will include processing cash, cheque and credit card payments, and entering and balancing revenue information.
 
Qualified candidates have experience with basic Excel templates and credit card payment gateways.  You are also proficient entering and balancing large volumes of alpha and numeric data.  The successful candidate will demonstrate attention to detail and produce high quality, accurate work.  A basic understanding of accounting principles and experience processing cash/cheque deposits is preferred.

This is a full time temporary position. The employment term is from the beginning of October 2017 till the end of January 2018.

If you are community minded and would like to contribute to United Way’s mission in an administrative capacity, please scroll down and apply to the e-mail address listed at the bottom of this page.


Senior Communications Advisor, Community Engagement  

You’re an experienced communications strategist who is passionate about changing lives in your community. Put this vision to work helping United Way create pathways out of poverty for more than 120,000 people in the Alberta Capital Region.

You excel at leading the introduction of new initiatives and products, and have a proven track record in developing and delivering communications strategies that get results.  And you’re known for your exceptional facilitation skills and ability to manage high-profile projects with multiple stakeholders.

As a senior communications professional who thrives on variety, you can manage projects through all communications channels. This includes advertising mediums, digital communication platforms and approaches, social media, video production, graphic design, print production, media relations, special events management and public speaking.  

You have a strong understanding of the audiences you serve.  Through exceptional written and verbal communications skills you can connect with them effectively in any medium – whether it’s storytelling, copywriting, blogging, a factual report, a presentation or personalized communications product.

Reporting to the Director of Communications, your position works closely with a team of marketing and communications professionals and collaborates daily with both internal and external stakeholders. While the scope of communications deliverables is broad, your efforts are focused on developing innovative initiatives, introducing new philanthropic investment opportunities and promoting major giving programs.

Your background includes a degree or diploma in communications, public relations or related discipline, plus a minimum of four years of experience in a similar position. Equivalencies will be considered. Affiliation with CPRS or IABC is preferred, as is experience in the non-profit sector and an understanding of fundraising principles.
Successful candidates will be aligned with our core behavioural competencies: Mission Engaged, Personal Accountability, Teamwork and Collaboration, Service to Stakeholders, Innovation and Embracing Change and Results Focused.

We offer rewarding work, a great workplace culture, and competitive compensation and benefits.  This is a full time permanent position. This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

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


Apply to:

Human Resources Specialist

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

15132 Stony Plain Road

Edmonton, AB T5P 3Y3

Email: resumes@myunitedway.ca


 

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 resumes@myunitedway.ca