Employment Opportunities

1) Summer Events Coordinator

Position Description

Primary duties include coordination and marketing of special events, assistance to administrative staff and coordination of event related volunteers.

Hours:  Monday to Friday

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Required Skill Set:

  1. Intermediate Administrative Skills
  • Computer skills – Word / Excel / Internet / Intranet / e-mail
  • Organizational skills
  1. Basic bookkeeping skills
  2. Supervisory skills – working with paid staff and volunteers
  3. Communication skills – telephone, interact with volunteers, clients, donors, media, thrift store customers and the general public.
  4. Must be willing to submit a Police Records Check.

Job Description:

  • Assist with coordination of special events and fund-raising campaigns.
    • Target Hunger City Wide Food Drive
    • Whoop Up Days Parade and Pancake Breakfast
    • Interfaith Learning Garden
    • Friends of Interfaith Charity Dinner & Silent Auction
  • Donor recognition – recruit and recognize donors for special events
  • Volunteer Coordination – in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator, recruit, train and place volunteers
  • Market and promote special events – development of promotional materials and interaction with local media
  • Backup for Administrative Staff – telephones, accepting donations, greeting the public and general administrative duties
  • Work with Executive Director to implement planned giving program, sponsorship program and to explore other options for sustainable funding
  • Act as part of the team and assist where needed.
  • Additional duties as required by Executive Director.

This position is dependent upon approved funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program.  To

be eligible to participate in Canada Summer Jobs, individuals must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Please forward resume complete with cover letter and 3 references to info@interfaithfoodbank.ca, or mail

or fax to the numbers listed above.

 

2)Summer Program Coordinator

Position Description

Primary duties include development, coordination and marketing of summer programs (eg. Interfaith Learning Garden tours, workshops and garden mentor program) and special events; assistance to administrative staff;  and coordination of program volunteers and promotional activities.

Hours:  Monday to Friday

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Required Skill Set:

  1. Intermediate Administrative Skills
  • Computer skills – Word / Excel / Internet / Intranet / e-mail
  • Organizational skills
  1. Program Development – lesson planning, scheduling, and development of educational materials
  2. Gardening/Horticultural Knowledge – garden maintenance, composting, soil & biology needs
  3. Supervisory skills – working with paid staff and volunteers
  4. Communication skills – written, verbal, inter-personal, public speaking
  5. Creativity and Ingenuity – ability to create engaging activities for varied audiences
  6. Must be willing to submit a Police Records Check.

Job Description:

  • Assist with program development, build lesson plans and design educational materials
    • Interfaith Learning Garden
    • Garden Tours and Workshops
    • Garden Mentor Program
    • Garden Policies & Procedures
    • How to Manual for developing home, school or community gardens
  • Donor recognition – recruit and recognize program donors
  • Volunteer Coordination – in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator, recruit, train and place volunteers
  • Market and promote programs – development of promotional materials and interaction with local media
  • Backup for Administrative Staff – telephones, accepting donations, greeting the public and general administrative duties
  • Act as part of the team and assist where needed.
  • Additional duties as required by Executive Director.

This position is dependent upon approved funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program.  To

be eligible to participate in Canada Summer Jobs, individuals must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Please forward resume complete with cover letter and 3 references to info@interfaithfoodbank.ca, or mail

or fax to the numbers listed above.

3)Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Position Description

Primary duties include the marketing and promotion of food bank activities and events; fundraising and fund-development; maintenance of website and social media platforms; and development and implementation of a communications plan to enhance branding and encourage community engagement. 

Hours:  Monday to Friday

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Required Skill Set:

  1. Intermediate Administrative Skills:  Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Word Press and Organizational skills
  2. Communication skills – telephone, interact with volunteers, clients, donors, media, thrift store customers and the general public.
  3. Graphic Design/Media – ability to design posters, social media posts, website maintenance etc.
  4. Must be willing to submit a Police Records Check.

Job Description:

  • Assist with marketing coordination of special events and fund-raising campaigns.
    • Target Hunger City Wide Food Drive
    • Whoop Up Days Parade and Pancake Breakfast
    • Interfaith Learning Garden
    • Friends of Interfaith Charity Dinner & Silent Auction
  • Donor recognition – recruit and recognize donors for special events
  • Market and promote special events – development of promotional materials and interaction with local media
  • Backup for Administrative Staff – telephones, accepting donations, greeting the public and general administrative duties
  • Work with Executive Director to design and implement communications plan, enhance branding and encourage community development
  • Act as part of the team and assist where needed.
  • Additional duties as required by Executive Director.

This position is dependent upon approved funding from the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP).  To

be eligible to participate in STEP individuals must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 15 years of age
  • A Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or person protected under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada.
  • International students and Temporary Foreign Workers are not eligible for STEP.
  • Resides in Alberta with Alberta address
  • Returning to high school or a post-secondary institution to continue studying full-time in the fall.
  • Must be enrolled in a program that will result in a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree. Technical training for Apprenticeship is not eligible
  • Is available for full-time summer employment
  • Participates in only one STEP position during the summer
  • Not immediately related to the owners or staff responsible for hiring in the organization

Please forward resume complete with cover letter and 3 references to info@interfaithfoodbank.ca, or mail

or fax to the numbers listed above.