CommunityWise is committed to inclusion and equity and strives to ensure that our Staff reflects the diversity of our Membership. We are committed to removing barriers to employment that are faced by equity-seeking groups and encourage (but do not require) members of these groups to self-identify as such in their applications.
In accordance with our current Employment Equity Policy, and given the compositional needs of our Staff Collective, we strongly encourage individuals who self-identify as Black, racialized, or Indigenous (status or non-status First Nations, Metis, or Inuit) to apply for this position.
Facility Administration Support Employment Opportunity
(35 hours/week for 8 weeks, funded through Canada Summer Jobs*)
*The Canada Summer Jobs program has been made more flexible by the federal government in 2021 due to COVID-19. This is why this position is able to take place during the fall. While applicants must meet certain program requirements, they do not need to be current students.
This position has access to $165 from a reimbursement Wellness Fund that can be spent at the employee’s discretion for health and wellness needs.
Location and Schedule:
Location: This position will work a combination of remotely (up to 50% of the time) and on-site at CommunityWise: 223 12 Avenue SW, Calgary. We are unable to cover re-location costs for this position.
Application Deadline: Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (the application process is detailed at the bottom of this posting)
Start Date: Monday, October 4, 2021
End Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Physical Work Environment:
Working primarily with the Operations Coordinator, the Facility Administration Support position will contribute to improving facility documentation and facility management processes as a key component of setting up CommunityWise for long-term planning and success. This is a critical step in CommunityWise’s strategic priority work to honour the Old Y Building and improve and maintain its presence for its members.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Administration (60% of role)
Facility Management (25% of role)
Organizational Development (5% of role)
Team Participation (10% of role)
Canada Summer Jobs Requirements:
As this position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program, all applicants must meet the following program requirements:
*International students are not eligible.
CommunityWise is a nonprofit centre that, for 42 years, has existed to support and strengthen diverse grassroots groups and nonprofit organizations through our central location in the historic “Old YWCA” Building which we have operated and stewarded since 1979. We provide affordable and inclusive office and community space, administrative infrastructure (shared internet, mailboxes, office equipment), and collaborative capacity-building supports to 60 member organizations whose work spans a diverse spectrum of social, environmental, and cultural issues. We also engage in an array of community and nonprofit sector development work with a current focus on anti-racism and equity. We are located on Treaty 7 territory, home of the Kainai, Piikani, Siksika, Tsuut’ina, Îyâxe Nakoda and Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.
To be a nonprofit hub, providing inclusive and affordable space and community development programs to support and strengthen diverse grassroots and nonprofit members.
A community cultivated by and for everyone.
Anti-Racist Organizational Change (AROC)
Since 2016, CommunityWise has used the principles of anti-racism to become a more equitable organization. Multiple evaluation activities have demonstrated that AROC has resulted in positive outcomes for both CommunityWise and our Members. The broader nonprofit sector has also been impacted through the dissemination of print and audio resources and through participating in anti-racism trainings provided by CommunityWise. In 2018, AROC was recognized by a Canadian Race Relations Foundation Award of Excellence (Community category) for excellence and innovation in combating racism. AROC continues to be the grounding framework for CommunityWise as we implement our 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. You can learn more about it at communitywise.net/aroc.
Discrimination on grounds set out in the Alberta Human Rights Act will not be tolerated at CommunityWise. If you wish to file a complaint about discrimination within this job competition, you may do so to the CommunityWise Board of Directors at . You may also file a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission.
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