Home Job Board Communities ChooseWell Program Officer, Engagement & Allyship
|Alberta Recreation & Parks Association||
Posted Date: July 5, 2023
Closing Date: August 27, 2023
|Contact||Alberta Recreation & Parks Association|
Position Title: Program Officer, Engagement & Allyship
Location: Flexible within Alberta (Edmonton or Calgary area preferred)
Start Date: September 18, 2023
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: $45,416 to $62,532 annually
Posting Close Date: August 27, 2023, 11:59 PM MDT
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association (ARPA) is a recognized leader of the recreation and parks sector. Established in 1951, we have continued to support our members by providing opportunities that enhance skills, knowledge and capacity in order to support the delivery of recreation and parks services. We provide leadership & advocacy to ensure the recreation and parks sector is recognized and supported for its vital contributions to enhancing the wellbeing of individuals, communities and the natural and built environments. We are passionate about providing programs, professional development opportunities, resources, and events that work to enhance the quality of life of ALL Albertans.
Communities ChooseWell is a program funded by Alberta Health, and managed by ARPA that inspires and strengthens community action to create local conditions and environments that enable all Albertans to eat well and be active. As a key member of the Communities ChooseWell team, the Program Officer, Engagement & Allyship is responsible for nurturing relationships with communities and champions, assessing community capacity and readiness to undertake healthy eating and active living initiatives, and fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Program Officer will champion the program’s reconciliatory work, liaise with and support grant recipients, and implement new engagement strategies and tools that feature the Communities ChooseWell Healthy Communities Framework.
Reporting to the Program Manager, Communities ChooseWell, the Program Officer will:
Develop & Implement
Facilitate Peer Support & Knowledge Exchange
Develop and Provide Information, Tools, & Resources
Promote & Celebrate Community Action
Collaborations & Partnerships
Support the Team
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:
ARPA is an inclusive employer and values a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcome, respect and value the unique perspectives, backgrounds and experiences of our employees as well as all prospective applicants.
$45,416 to $62,532 annually
How to Apply
To apply, email your resume and a cover letter to Matt Leung, Program Manager, Communities ChooseWell, at email@example.com by 11:59 PM MDT on August 27, 2023, using the email subject line “LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME Program Officer, Engagement & Allyship Application”.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.