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Job Details

Job Number:  58537
Financial Empowerment Assistant
Job Posted: Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 November 2019
(2 days ago)
Momentum Community Economic Development Society
Region: Calgary area Type: Part time
Location: Calgary Salary: To be negotiated depending on experience.


Are you interested in working part-time and making a difference in the community? We are looking for someone to work part time hours Monday to Friday and are flexible to what those part time hours look like.


Want to do work that makes a difference?

Join us as we work to change lives and build a more inclusive economy in Calgary! Check out our mission, vision and values on our website. We invite you to read about how we work with our participants to make a difference.


Momentum staff are expected to work cooperatively with others; demonstrate flexibility in organizing work; have good communication skills; and demonstrate thoughtfulness in decision making. As a learning organization Momentum staff are also expected to continuously develop professionally and personally.

Staff must be non-judgmental and receptive in approach and reflect genuine concern, respect and commitment towards the individual, family and community.


The Organization:

Momentum is an award winning and nationally recognized community economic development organization utilizing innovative approaches to poverty reduction. We use financial literacy, skills training, and small business development as tools to empower people as they exit poverty. We also approach poverty from a systems change lens, considering public policy and building the capacity of the community to scale Community Economic Development impacts.


Momentum is an employer of choice and has been recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers. We provide competitive compensation and benefits with an unparalleled work environment. We are professional and diverse, so you’ll find a range of people and backgrounds working here: from MBAs to Social Workers and everything in between.


We’re serious about our work but we don’t take ourselves too seriously and love to celebrate and have fun along the way.


If this sounds like a place where you would want to work, please review the position below to see if there’s a fit with your skills and experience.


What you’ll be doing:

The Financial Empowerment Assistant reports to the Financial Empowerment – Financial Capability Manager and is responsible for effective administration systems within the department working 18.75 hours per week. The Financial Empowerment Assistant supports the following programs:


  • Money Management partners with community organizations to deliver Budgeting, Banking, Assets, Credit and Consumerism sessions to people living in low-income situations in Calgary. Workshops are also provided on-site at Momentum.
  • Start Smart - As a two-generation approach to poverty reduction, the StartSmart program includes workshops, sign-up events, one-on-one follow-up support to participants, and community agency training.


Primary Relationships:

  • Supervisor: Manager of Financial Empowerment – Financial Capability
  • Financial Empowerment Teams
  • Financial Empowerment participants
  • Momentum staff


Key Areas of Responsibility:

This position provides administrative support in the areas of:

  • Program data entry & evaluation data entry
  • One-on-one follow-up support to participants and community agencies over the phone and email
  • Assist Start Smart participants in acquiring identification, birth certificates and social insurance numbers for their children
  • Other tasks as required


What you need to do it well:

  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Office, Email, Internet
  • Experience with databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Easily adaptable to function in a changing, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Experience with marginalized and diverse populations an asset.


To apply:


Please forward resume with covering letter:


Via e-mail to: .


State competition number in subject line of email.


Competition Number: WFNP1001


Applicants to indicate in their cover letter their salary expectations, why they want to work part-time and what their proposed work schedule looks like.


Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found.


Momentum is an equal opportunity employer. Persons from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


To see why Momentum is a great place to work and what we have to offer visit www.momentum.org

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16 2936 Radcliffe Drive SE
Contact Details
Hiring Committee
16, 2936 Radcliffe Drive SE
Calgary, AB, T2A 6M8

Tel: (403) 272-9323
Fax: (403) 235-4646
www:   www.momentum.org

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