Workforce Development Project Coordinator

Posted Date: March 15, 2024


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 individual must bring strong organizational, project management and planning skills to the position and will work closely with the membership services team to support the successful implementation of employment programs in Alberta Friendship Centres. This position requires a person who has a unique blend of program development and financial management skills to support the implementation of up to six pilot projects.

  • Support creation of workforce development plans and assist with community-based network building.
  • Support work training subsidies and participant supports at the community level.
  • Administer project-based funding to participating Friendship Centres.
  • Conduct an environmental scan related to project.
  • Oversee data collection and report generation.
  • Assist Friendship Centres with their reporting, forecasting, and budget amendments.
  • Work daily in Teams to ensure documents are saved, filed, and shared appropriately.
  • Keep track of timelines of reporting and past-due reporting.
  • Communicate directly with Friendship Centres.
  • Assist in creation of contract documents pertinent to funding (ie. Contribution agreements, payment letters, updated cashflow templates, etc.) as needed.
  • Other related duties as directed by the Leadership Team.

Location: Edmonton, AB


  • Experience with economic and workforce development initiatives.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment and at the community level.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule demanding work assignments.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products. Teams experience is essential. Capacity to quickly learn software.
  • Develop and maintain efficient and effective recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Possess advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess a working knowledge of financial cashflows, budgeting, forecasting and other financial documents such as income statements and balance sheets.
  • Ability to gather and research relevant data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Knowledge of urban Indigenous Friendship Centre Movement, structure, and processes will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of UNDRIP is an asset.

Requirements (or Qualifications)

Post Secondary degree or related equivalencies. A minimum of three years of direct project experience that relates to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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