Virtual Events Planner

Posted Date: January 25, 2022


This job is classified as a full-time, funding-based position. Hours of work: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some evening or weekend work may be required with time off in lieu provided.

Apply by: Tuesday February 15, 2022


This individual will bring strong organizational and planning skills to the position and must be an independent thinker who is interested in working to make our virtual events a meaningful success. The successful candidate will work with the Special Initiatives Team to plan virtual youth events.

Location: remote (within Canada)

Start Date: ASAP


  • Knowledge of urban Indigenous Friendship Centre Movement, structure, and processes
  • Demonstrated working experience in nongovernmental organizations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online/virtual event platforms
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products
  • Solid experience of coordinating large scale events/conferences
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule demanding work assignments
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures
  • Ability to gather and research relevant data, compile information, and prepare reports

Requirements (or Qualifications)

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Event Planning, Marketing, or related equivalencies
  • Minimum of three years of direct, project experience that relate to the duties and responsibilities specified.


  • Access to extended health benefits after probationary period
  • Access to participate in group RRSP plan after probationary period

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