Public Awareness Coordinator

Posted Date: April 20, 2023


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

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


This position is based in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful candidate will serve as a Public Awareness Coordinator to provide logistical and coordination support to ensure success of ANFCA strategies, projects, activities, and programs. The candidate will be a self-starter with well-developed knowledge of the rich and diverse Indigenous cultures that are found in Alberta and have an understanding of the Friendship Centre Movement.

Location: Edmonton, AB

Start Date: Immediately



  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products, specifically Word, Excel, and Teams.
  • Possess advanced verbal and written English language communication skills.
  • Demonstrate experience in upholding brand standards, creating clear public awareness messages, developing culturally appropriate content, and managing a robust set of social media campaigns.
  • Must have strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Will be responsible to plan and implement successful virtual events and awareness campaigns.
  • Data collection and reporting are required functions of this position.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule demanding work assignments.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of urban Indigenous Friendship Centre Movement, structure, and processes will be considered an asset.


  1. Maintain and develop relationships with member Friendship Centres, to identify quality, meaningful opportunities, and engagement experiences.
  2. Assist with providing content for communications including but not limited to social media posts, newsletter articles, web site content, and annual reporting.
  3. Coordinate meetings and workshops including assembling materials, scheduling and registration, and summarizing outcomes.
  4. Must be able to create media content that is both visually appealing and includes appropriate messaging.
  5. Keep abreast and knowledgeable of issues and trends related to urban Indigenous peoples.
  6. Must be able to gather information, data, or feedback, often in short time.
  7. Available to work Monday-Friday daytimes with occasional evenings and weekends.
  8. Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

Requirements (or Qualifications)

  • Educational background or 5 years’ experience in relevant field (i.e., engagement, communications, planning) bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must have a strong background and understanding of Indigenous issues, Indigenous culture, and writing from an Indigenous lens.

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Hiring Committee
10336-121 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5N 1K8

Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered


  • 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