Terra relies on volunteers, financial and in-kind donations to offer services and support our teen parents.
At Terra, our specialized team tailors programs and services to meet the needs of each teen parent. Always safe, never judgemental. Learn more about what we have to offer our young families.
As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for almost 50 years, Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration. Annually, more than 600 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff. If you share our values and support our mission and vision, please consider joining our team.
The Communications & Community Engagement Lead is a multi-faceted position responsible for all aspects of internal and external communications at Terra, with a strong emphasis on raising Terra’s profile in the community.
By creating and sharing Terra stories with a range of external stakeholders, this role plays a key role in inspiring support from the community. As a member of the Resource Development team, this role also supports fund development initiatives including fundraising events, donor stewardship activities and community fundraising.
As the department is rapidly growing, the ideal candidate will thrive in dynamic environments and is excited by new opportunities and managing a diverse portfolio of projects.
Desired Behavioural Competencies
Terra’s values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioural competencies at all levels of the organization. Terra is committed to building leadership capacity internally and actively creates opportunities to foster and develop these competencies with all staff.
The Communications and Community Engagement position is permanent full-time role (37.5 hours/week) working out of Terra’s downtown office (9930 106 Street NW). The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, however hours of work will vary based on the needs of the position and agency. This may include working occasional evenings and weekends.
Terra has intentional practices in place to achieve fairness in employment and create a diverse workforce. No person will be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to their abilities.
Recruitment and advancement will not discriminate on the grounds of any protected characteristics under Alberta Human Rights or Canadian Human Rights legislation.
Individuals will be recruited to positions based on their demonstrated skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment; and alignment to agency core values.
We are hosting a virtual information session on Monday, November 16 from 4:00-5:00pm for all candidates. We hope to give interested participants a better understanding of the role and what it is like working at Terra. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 13. A link will be provided to join the virtual meeting once you have confirmed your attendance. This information session is not mandatory but is encouraged.
Salary: Based on education and experience. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution.
To apply for this opportunity, please email your résumé and cover letter to: Human Resources, email@example.com. Please include the 20-007TERRA, Communications and Community Engagement in the Subject Line of the email.
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
We’re located at 9930 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri.
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