Mission Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed
Vision Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community
Job ID 20-005TERRA
As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for almost 50 years, Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration. Annually, more than 600 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff (https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/). If you share our values and support our mission and vision, please consider joining our team.
The Communications & Community Engagement Lead is a multi-faceted position responsible for all aspects of internal and external communications at Terra, with a strong emphasis on raising Terra’s profile in the community.
By creating and sharing Terra stories with a range of external stakeholders, this role plays a key role in inspiring support from the community. As a member of the Resource Development team, this role also supports fund development initiatives including fundraising events, donor stewardship activities and community fundraising.
As the department is rapidly growing, the ideal candidate will thrive in dynamic environments and is excited by new opportunities and managing a diverse portfolio of projects.
Desired Behavioural Competencies
Terra’s values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioural competencies at all levels of the organization. Terra is committed to building leadership capacity internally and actively creates opportunities to foster and develop these competencies with all staff.
Qualifications and Key Skills
The Communications & Community Engagement position is permanent full-time role (37.5 hours/week) working out of Terra’s downtown office (9930 106 Street NW). The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, however hours of work will vary based on the needs of the position and agency. This may include working occasional evenings and weekends.
Terra has intentional practices in place to achieve fairness in employment and create a diverse workforce. No person will be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to their abilities.
Recruitment and advancement will not discriminate on the grounds of any protected characteristics under Alberta Human Rights or Canadian Human Rights legislation.
Individuals will be recruited to positions based on their demonstrated skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment and alignment to agency core values.
Salary: Based on education and experience. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
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