Work For Non-Profits

#WorkForNonProfits Job Postings

VAD is happy to share job postings from the non profit sector on our website - please visit the links listed for job information.


CASS currently has a few job postings up on our website. They can be found at the following URLs:

Four exiting job opportunities are available with a new initiative on the employment of persons with disabilities, called the Inclusive Design for Employment Access (IDEA) Social Innovation Laboratory. 

IDEA is a new initiative at McMaster University recently funded for six years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Stream. It follows from our longstanding Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (www.crwdp.ca). The activities of the IDEA laboratory are focused on advancing knowledge and practice on how workplaces and related systems can be better designed to support full inclusion of persons with disabilities, including the social aspects of employment.

Please find the links to the four job ads below – please distribute widely.

1.     IDEA National Manager

2.     IDEA National Coordinator

3.     IDEA Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Associate

4.     IDEA Web Master and Social Media Designer

Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are interested in these positions, please submit your application by e-mail to Emile Tompa (e-mail: etompa@iwh.on.ca). Applications will be accepted until May 20, 2022.

IDEA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

We thank all applicants, but only those considered for the position will be contacted.


Select People Solutions

“The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Lethbridge and District is dedicated to enhancing the lives of southern Alberta women through personal empowerment and supportive programming for over 73 years, and now, they are looking for their Chief Executive Officer.”

 Link: https://bit.ly/3KvIa36

CEO for the YWCA Lethbridge

Working for Kids Kottage

When you work at Kids Kottage you are making a positive difference in the lives of children and families in our community. https://www.kidskottage.org/career-opportunities  

CARE - Community Engagement Manager Employment Opportunity

Caregiver for Community Outings

Spinal Cord Injury Alberta is looking for contract workers to act as companions for people living in long term care.  We are currently seeking someone that has experience working with people with various disabilities and ideally has a Health Care Aide background.  The companion will visit with client’s in-facility and/or accompany clients out into the community on recreational outings around the city. 

 We offer competitive wages and hours/days are flexible.  Clients are based out of a long-term care facility on the southeast side of Edmonton.  For more information about the program that provides this service please read the following:  http://sci-ab.ca/programs_services/capcc

 If you are interested in the above position, please send your resume to kristie.coulombe@sci-ab.ca.  For more information call 587-410-2469.


Alberta Job Postings

 https://jobpostings.alberta.ca/go/All-Jobs-GoA/2617217/


The Minister of Justice and Solicitor General is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a Hate Crimes Community Liaison for a period of two years on a part-time basis. This role will act as a special advisor to the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General and will engage with communities and community organizations to gather information in order to propose recommendations to address hate and bias motivated crimes and incidents. Some of you may note this is the second time this position has been posted. Although the position was initially advertised in August 2021, the successful candidates have pursued other professional endeavors. In addition, the role is now for a two-year term as opposed to one-year.  More information about the role and how to apply can be found here.   

The deadline to apply is February 3, 2022. If you have any questions please contact psc.executivesearchservices@gov.ab.ca or 780-408-8460.


Choose a Meaningful Career Path: #WorkForNonProfits

Alberta’s non-profit sector is passionate, vibrant, and diverse, offering unique opportunities to grow, advance, and make a lasting impact. Put your skills to work for Alberta’s communities. - from Volunteer Alberta

Did you know: 176,000 Albertans work at over 25,000 non-profits and charitable organizations in the province? And the non-profit/volunteer sector contributes $9.6 billion in revenue to the Alberta economy. (Source) This summer, Voice of Albertans with Disabilities, in partnership with EmployAbilities, Plan Edmonton and other non-profit organizations, is launching a campaign highlighting some of the many benefits of working in the non-profit sector. This initiative aims to help Albertans deciding on a career or making a career change, to consider the non-profit sector as a viable path that provides meaningful work and typically offers more work-life balance.“You can have a lucrative wage, a lucrative life, nice offices, non-profit has that balance,” says Margot Brunner, Executive Director of Voice of Albertans with Disabilities. “To me it’s not a job. I see the impact that we make,” says Bean Gill, Executive Director of the ReYu Paralysis Recovery Centre.

Voice of Albertans with Disabilities wants you to #WorkForNonProfits

Alberta has over 25,000 non-profits and charitable organizations with about 176,000 paid employees. Voice of Albertans with Disabilities, is launching a campaign highlighting some of the many benefits of working in the non-profit sector. We love this work and think you will too! If you’re about to begin your career, or are ready for a change, consider the non-profit sector.

Please feel free to use any of the assets below.  We encourage you to join the conversation as well and share what you love about working for non-profits on social media using the hashtag #WorkForNonProfits.

“There’s so many different careers that you can choose from in the non-profit sector,” says Jason Loewer, Executive Director of EmployAbilities. 


Watch the campaign videos and feel free to share any of our #WorkForNonProfits campaign assets listed at the bottom of this post.

We love this work and think you will too! If you’re about to begin your career, or are ready for a change, consider choosing a meaningful career in the non-profit sector.If you’d like to learn more about working for non-profits or the voluntary sector, take a look at these resources:


Articles

The Truth About Choosing A Nonprofit Career Path + 8 Experts’ Advice
THREE REASONS YOU SHOULD WANT TO WORK FOR A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

Everything You Need to Know About Working for a Nonprofit


#WorkForNonProfits

Campaign Assets

Send VAD your nonprofit job links and we will post them on the #WorkForNonProfit webpage!

There's so many different careers that you can choose from in the non-profit sector.

You can have a lucrative wage, a lucrative life, nice offices, non-profit has that balance.

To me it's not a job. I see the impact that we make.

I like the challenge of how every day is different.

176,000 Albertans work at non-profits. The non-profit/volunteer sector contributes $9.6 billion in revenues to the Albertan economy.

There are more than 25,000 charities and non-profit organizations in Alberta.

73% of millennial non-profit managers think non-profits are better at creating interesting and satisfying jobs.