Job Posting 73406

Local Economy Development Facilitator
Momentum
Calgary area
101 - 525 28 ST SE, Calgary, AB
closes in 13 days (Thu, 12 Aug)
full time  •  To be determined depending on experience

The Organization:

Momentum is an award winning and nationally recognized community economic development organization that uses innovative approaches to reduce poverty. We use financial empowerment, skills training, and small business development as tools to empower people and communities to build a sustainable livelihood. To have an even bigger impact, we approach our work from a systems change lens, which includes building community capacity and influencing public policy.

 

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

 

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.

 

The Role:

We’re looking for a program facilitator who is creative, resourceful, hard-working and adventurous. You’ll join a team of like-minded people who believe that business can be an agent for social change as well as individual transformation.

 

The work of the LED Department is focused on developing a thriving local economy where individuals, businesses, and community flourish within a robust ecosystem. We achieve this goal by delivering formal programming, microloans, working at a systems level, and developing networks, all designed to achieve community impact. We use business and economic development tools to achieve social change. We meet participants where they are at and support them to explore and build businesses all along the spectrum from a solopreneur to a social enterprise.  

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Program promotion and recruitment
  • Entrepreneurial training and participant services
  • Evaluation and reporting
  • Departmental, organizational, and community involvement

 

Qualifications:

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

  • Post-secondary education in a related field, such as business, entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social innovation, adult education, and/or finance.
  • Design and delivery of programs, for both in person and online delivery.
  • Knowledgeable in design thinking.
  • Understand financial models, cash flow, and financial statements.
  • Excellent technology literacy, utilizing modern tools for collaboration, communication, and efficiency.

 

To apply:

Please forward resume with covering letter via e-mail to

 

Applicants must state salary expectations in their cover letter and the competition number MOM0701 in the subject line of the email.

 

Closing Date: August 12, 2021 or until a 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.

 

For more information about Momentum visit www.momentum.org

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