Position title
Community Developer

Are you a self-starter, community connector and want to contribute to building neighborhood initiatives? Are you looking for a role that works with inner-city neighborhoods and residents in creating community engagement opportunities?  You will identify new opportunities to create quality programming, coordinating community gatherings, and providing individual tenant supports. You will build relationships with residents, committees, community groups, and partners in neighborhoods served by e4c including Boyle Street, Alberta Avenue, and McCauley.

This role is perfect for the individual who is looking for flexibility in their work schedule.  


What you bring to the team
  • You bring a strong interest and desire for community development experience including facilitating community-based activities.
  • You possess a diploma in community development, social work, or related human services field or are working towards obtaining.
  • You have knowledge and experience working with inner-city neighborhoods and indigenous communities in and around Edmonton.
  • You have the ability to celebrate the success and help to address the challenges and barriers that inner-city communities face.
  • You understand the Residential Tenancies Act and affordable housing principles.
  • You describe yourself as someone who utilizes a harm reduction, trauma-informed and person-centered approach.
  • You are inspired by and can implement asset-based community development principles.
  • You have understanding and experience practicing the TRC’s recommendations for reconciling with Indigenous communities.
  • You are comfortable with planning and managing community outreach events.
  • You are confident navigating the different computer applications and social media channels.
  • You have the ability to travel to different sites as required using a personal vehicle.

Important work you will do at e4c
  • Identify, build and maintain relationships with residents, committees, and community groups.
  • Develop, coordinate and facilitate community programming and workshops.
  • Create a safe and supportive environment for tenant activities at Sorenson Place and other Affordable Housing properties.
  • Promote and distribute programming information to the community.
  • Support volunteers in participating and coordinating community events.
  • Create, share and manage content on social media accounts.
  • Liaise and serve as a point of contact with tenants, community members, groups, and institutions.
  • Assist community members in systems and resources navigation.
  • Prepare programming statistics, reports, and expenses.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

Employment Type
Flexible Hours
Job Location
Boyle Street, Alberta Avenue, McCauley
Working Hours
The hours for this role are flexible. The perfect opportunity for work - school - life balance! Approximately 30 hours a week.
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Robust Benefits Package
RRSP Matching
3 Weeks Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Date posted
August 11, 2021
Closing Date
October 8, 2021
Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check. Applicants seeking a front line role are required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check. 

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@e4calberta.org

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Position: Community Developer

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in e4c. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only individuals who have been shortlisted will be contacted.