Program Assistant, Community Engagement

You have administrative experience and are interested in social change.  You will support our community engagement programs that contribute to addressing and reducing poverty within Edmonton and area.

Reporting to the Director, Engaging Marketing, this role coordinates our Community Impact Speaker booking process for annual United Way workplace campaigns.  You will provide administrative support by managing a large volume of speaker requests, coordinate speaker presentation schedules, track presentation activities and record reporting data by creating and maintaining spreadsheets and/or entering request statistics into a customized database. You will also provide event support as required.

Minimum qualifications include one year of administrative experience and basic MS Office skills.  A basic knowledge of databases, SharePoint, MS Teams and survey software tools is an asset.  You are energetic, highly organized, detail focused, and can prioritize your workload and multitask in an extremely busy environment.  You also have the ability to collaborate professionally with internal and external representatives and prepare well written e-mail correspondence. 

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

This is a full-time temporary position commencing August 6, 2019 – November 29, 2019.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to

This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region works with the largest network of partners in the region, bringing community members together to create pathways out of poverty.  With a focus on lasting solutions, local impact and measurable results, we can move closer to the vision of a poverty-free community.   

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects our diverse community that we serve. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted.