Job Posting 89565

Local Economy Development Facilitator (Business Program Facilitator)
Calgary area
525 28 ST SE
closes in 3 days (Thu, 1 Dec)
full time  •  to be determined based on experience

Are you a changemaker?

If you are someone who sees the potential in people, and who believes that everyone, given the right tools and support, can thrive, then you’re in the right place.


At Momentum, we are committed to building a society where everyone belongs. Where we are all valued for who we are and where we are all given the tools and opportunities to build the life we want. We value diversity, and we believe everyone has a role to play in building a just and equitable society. We’re changemakers transforming our community for the good of all.


The Organization:

Momentum became certified as a Great Place to Work in Canada in June 2021. Great Place to Work is a global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. We provide competitive compensation and benefits with an unparalleled work environment.


We are a diverse multidisciplinary team of people that are united by a shared vision and values. At Momentum you’ll find MBA’s, artists, facilitators, social workers and more. Our backgrounds are as diverse as our areas of discipline, and it is this diversity and the respect and value we have for each other and our participants that makes us stronger.


We are purpose driven and our high standards reflect the trust and confidence we have in each other and the results of the work our team can do together. We live and work in ways that reflect our value of sustainability, being intentional in our actions to reduce our environmental footprint.


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.


Momentum is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse and unique candidates are encouraged to apply.


What you’ll be doing:


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’re at and support them to explore and build businesses all along the spectrum from a solopreneur to a social enterprise.    


Our programs are emergent and dynamic. This position is responsible for actively participating in our ongoing program design work and facilitating the Self-Employment and Business Feasibility programs. It includes all aspects of the program cycle: marketing, intake, design, delivery, reporting, and evaluation.


Key areas of responsibility:

  • Program promotion and recruitment
  • Business training and facilitation
  • Program design and iteration
  • Evaluation and reporting
  • Departmental, organizational and community involvement 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Facilitation of LED business programs and supporting participants through the business modelling process
  • Develop mutually supportive relationships, networks, and partnerships within the community.
  • Strive to ensure that Program outcomes, as stated in the program logic models, are closely monitored, and achieved.
  • Work collaboratively with LED Department team members to provide smooth transitions between business programs and services (e.g., business training to loans, or business training to Be Local


What you will need to do the job well:

  • You have post-secondary education in a related field, such as business, entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social innovation, adult education, and/or finance.
  • You have delivered/facilitated programs for both in person and online delivery
  • You understand business models, cash flow, and financial statements
  • You have excellent technology literacy, utilizing modern tools for collaboration, communication, and efficiency.
  • You love sharing business knowledge, experience and ideas with others using engaging and inspiring techniques.
  • You thrive in a collaborative team environment, where everyone is pulling in the same direction to achieve a common goal.

To apply:


Please forward resume with cover letter: Via e-mail to:


State competition number in subject line of email.


Attention: Hiring Committee


Competition Number: MOM1101


Closing Date:


Applicants must state salary expectations in their cover letter.


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



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