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Opportunities

Employment

Financial Literacy Coach

Job Title: Financial Literacy Coach

Department: Engagement

 

POSITION SUMMARY

As a student or recent graduate in accounting or business, you will work with non-profit organizations to increase their financial literacy. You will be a good listener, a communicator who is technically savvy and be able to support learning virtually. You will be able use plain language to communicate financial concepts and be patient as you assist groups to work through their financial questions. Your job will be multi-faceted including hosting virtual coaching sessions, creating and voicing over educational videos and developing on-line tips sheets!

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Financial Services

· Provide one-on-one support to complete a monthly cash flow statement

· Answer incoming financial service requests on a variety of non-profit financial topics including financial supports available during COVID-19

Financial Educational Services

· Research and develop policies and procedures for e-banking

· Develop tip sheets on topics as they emerge

· Use existing educational curriculum to host on-line learning session and to create three workshops on our learning platform

· Write articles of interest and value to not-for-profits

Administrative Responsibilities

· Maintain all requests in a communications database

· Take actions to minimize risks and maximize opportunities as whole for the organization

· Work with other staff to ensure that timely information is circulated, and if necessary, posted online

· Other duties as required

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

· Proficiency in Teams, Microsoft Word and Excel

· Knowledge of Sage, Quickbooks and other off the shelf accounting programs

· Excellent oral and written communication, organization, and time management skills

· Experience in public speaking and group facilitation

· Ability to work effectively independently, or as part of a team and able to build positive working relationships.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

· Post-secondary education in accounting, business

· Preference to candidates that have bookkeeping or accounting experience

· Understanding of the concepts in Part III of the CPA Canada Handbook (Accounting Standards for the Not-For-Profit Organizations)

 

HOURS OF WORK

· 35 hours per week with some evening and weekend work

· This is a temporary full-time position until August 28 as it is a COVID-19 funded position.

 

SALARY

Depending on education (student, undergrad graduate or master’s student), the hourly wage will range from $18/hour to $23/hour).

 

Please send your electronic resume and cover letter to: Leslie Evans, Executive Director leslie.evans@calgarycommunities.com.

Please note that only candidates invited for a preliminary interview will be contacted.

Graphic Designer

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Department: Engagement

Reports to: Executive Director

 

POSITION SUMMARY

As a student or recent graduate in graphic or information design, you will be introduced to a fast pace environment where your creativity can run wild. You will be independent and be able to produce products that easily move from a print environment to an on-line format. Working with our branding guide, your ideas and style will bring our content alive.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Graphic Design

· Design and layout several technical guides

· Design new tool templates

· From content already created produce “tip sheets”

· Re-image our annual report, report card, membership package and workshop guide

· Design workshop posters and upload to online workshop calendar

Administrative Responsibilities

· Take actions to minimize risks and maximize opportunities as whole for the organization

· Work with other staff to ensure that timely information is circulated, and if necessary, posted online

· Other duties as required

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

· Proficiency in Adobe Suite

· Excellent oral and written communication, organization, and time management skills

· Ability to work effectively independently, or as part of a team and able to build positive working relationships.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Post-secondary education in graphic and/or information design

 

HOURS OF WORK:

· 35 hours per week with some evening and weekend work

· This is a temporary full-time position until August 28 (funding pending)

 

SALARY:

Hourly wage $18/hour.

Please send your electronic resume and cover letter to: Leslie Evans, Executive Director leslie.evans@calgarycommunities.com.

Please note that only candidates invited for a preliminary interview will be contacted.

Volunteer

Internal Committees

The Federation of Calgary Communities has a few internal committees organized to provide support to the board of directors. A Federation of Calgary Communities board member chairs each committee, with the members being other Federation of Calgary Communities board members or interested individuals from the community at large who have skills or expertise in the following areas:

  1. Finance – to review current financial policies and develop policies that will meet the future financial needs to sustain a healthy organization.
  2. Stakeholder Engagement – to focus on communications and fund development efforts with the organization’s various stakeholders.
  3. Urban Planning – to work with staff to address planning-related matters that have citywide implications and provide education and resources to community associations (note that many individual community associations have planning, transportation or environment committees and are also seeking volunteers).
  4. Nominations– to solicit appropriate and qualified candidates to serve on the Federation of Calgary Communities Board of Directors.

If you find one of the above committees of interest and would like to be considered as member, please contact our office at (403) 244-4111 or send an e-mail for more information.

External Committees

The Federation of Calgary Communities has representation on a number of external committees with mandates related to community and the quality of life in Calgary. Staff members represent the Federation on some committees, and board members or other volunteers on others. If you are interested in our external committees, please contact our office at (403) 244-4111 or send an e-mail.

Casino Volunteering

Once every 18 months, the Federation of Calgary Communities receives a license to host a Casino. It takes 40 volunteers to fill the positions for a two-day casino. There are three shift options: the DAY SHIFT is from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm, the NIGHT SHIFT is from 7:00 pm to 3:30 am, and the COUNTROOM SHIFT is from 11:15 pm to 3:30 am. If you are interested in assisting us, please call our office at (403) 244-4111 or email your name and telephone number to be included in our casino database. Since this is an annual event, we keep your information on file.

Urban Planning

Interested in volunteering with our Urban Planners? Please send an expression of interest and a resume to fedyyc@calgarycommunities.com