The Edmonton Community Development Company is Hiring
The Position: Senior Animator, Community Development and Engagement.
About the ECDC: We are a non-profit company devoted to community economic development in Edmonton neighbourhoods, in particular neighbourhoods that experience lower income, higher unemployment or underemployment, inadequate access to basic services, a lack of sufficient, quality of affordable housing and a higher prevalence of social problems (e.g. homelessness, food insecurity, substance abuse, etc.), Our mandate includes: building and repairing homes, supporting the development or rehabilitation of local businesses, developing vacant lots or parcels of land that address neighbourhood needs and aspiration, teaching and/or supporting job finding and financial literacy skills, employment training, neighbourhood planning and other activities that foster economic growth.
Our funders include the City of Edmonton, Edmonton Community Foundation, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, Homeward Trust, and the Stollery Charitable Foundation.
In addition to a competitive salary and 35-hour work-week, the ECDC provides its employees with an excellent health and dental package and RRSP benefit.
The Position: We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter and able to work independently as a strong team member. The person we hire will offer a demonstrated commitment to community development and community engagement and will have the ability to work productively with diverse community members and cross sectoral stakeholders. We need an individual who is dedicated to and passionate about doing, fostering, and supporting community economic development that reflects the needs and aspirations of the neighbourhoods in which we are working.
For More Information: Click here to download the job description and access the online application form.