Events Planner

Posted Date: April 15, 2024


This job is classified as full-time (37.5 hours/week) and is a contract position.

Apply by: Will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.


Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as an Events Planner. The ideal candidate will bring strong organizational and planning skills to the position and must be an independent thinker who is interested in working to make our events a meaningful success.

Location: Edmonton, AB


  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products.
  • Solid experience of coordinating large scale events/conferences.
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule demanding work assignments. Ability to work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Possess advanced verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to gather and research data, compile information, and prepare related reports.
  • Knowledge of urban Indigenous Friendship Centre Movement, structure, and processes will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent English language skills with the ability to produce professional materials.

Requirements (or Qualifications)

Post Secondary degree, diploma, or certificate in Event Planning, Marketing, or related equivalencies; at least three years of applicable experience that relates to the duties and responsibilities specified.


This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Submit cover letter and resume to:

Resumes without a cover letter will not be accepted or considered. No phone calls please.


  • ANFCA is committed to supporting the principles and grassroots approach of the Friendship Centre Movement.
  • ANFCA priorities are guided by its member Friendship Centres and subsequent defined community needs.
  • Indigenous cultural teachings, values and identity are at the core of ANFCA. We provide opportunities for cultural sharing, focused on bridging the gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews. All programs and services incorporate cultural values and teachings into their structures.
  • ANFCA is committed to creating effective, vibrant national and provincial partnerships, focused on collaboration and common goals.
  • ANFCA respects the autonomy of its member Friendship Centres.
  • ANFCA supports its member Friendship Centres in creating safe, friendly, welcoming, status-blind urban hubs that provide culturally appropriate programs and services and create opportunities for Indigenous people and communities to become empowered, to enhance their leadership skills and to be fully engaged and involved in community development.
  • ANFCA’s work is guided by the values and principles identified within a 5-year Strategic Plan as well as by the Truth and Reconciliation 94 Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA)

10336 121 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 1K8

Phone: 780.423-3138

Fax: 780.425.6277