UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Oct 01:FACILITY HOST - EDMONTON INTERCULTURAL CENTRE

The Edmonton Intercultural Centre (EIC) is a non-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization that has been established to provide a vibrant and supportive environment for recreational and community programming for people of many cultures located at 9538 107 Ave NW Edmonton, in the former McCauley School.

EIC is in need of a well-organized individual, who can provide excellent customer service to the various users of the facility. The successful candidate is calm and diplomatic and as a result contributes to ensuring that centre events and activities are well managed and enjoyable for all.

As a Facility Host you will:

• Ensure program space is ready for user groups upon their arrival

• Maintain facility schedule in cooperation with the EIC administration office

• Control admission to various areas of the Centre

• Provide detailed information about the Centre and show rental spaces to visitors

• Ensure that appropriate furniture and equipment is available to renters and returned upon the conclusion of the event

• Ensure the safe, clean and appropriate use of the Centre by guests

• Perform related duties as required (could include light cleaning and organizational projects)

• Report facility maintenance to Administration in a timely manner

• Open and close the facility (working with alarms)

• Liaise with emergency response agencies as required

• Possibly receive payments for rentals, and write receipts

• Be the lead in managing the facility in an emergency situation

Qualifications:

• Completion of Grade 12

• Fluent in English (speaking, writing, and reading)

• Intermediate computer skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with people of diverse cultures, backgrounds, & languages

• An ability to lift 40 lbs. lifting or pushing at times (tables, chairs, etc.), ability to climb multiple flights of stairs.

Assets:

• Experience working as a Facility Attendant, experience working with the public

• Experience in a cross-cultural setting

• Ability to converse in a second language

• Familiarity with event planning

The person hired for the position must:

• Provide an original Police Information Check or Certified Criminal Record Check issued by Edmonton Police Services within the past 6 months that is satisfactory to the employer before starting in the position.

• Secure a child welfare check

• Have a current Standard First Aid and CPR

Hours of Work: Casual Hours, weekday evenings starting 4:30 PM, and weekends, 16 – 20 hours per week.

Classification Title: Facility Attendant – Casual

Number of Openings: 1

Posting Date: September 23, 2019

Closing Date: 11:00 p.m. MST on: October 11. 2019

Please send cover letter and resume to: EIC Operations Administrator,

HRedmontoninterculturalcenter@gmail.com

Please put Facility Host as the subject title.

 

Oct 5 :  Edmonton Intercultural CentreExecutive Director

Do you have a vision of Edmonton as a truly intercultural community? Are you looking to contribute to the evolution of a
centre that fosters a dynamic model of intercultural engagement within the vibrant and pluralistic society that defines
Edmonton?
The Edmonton Intercultural Centre (EIC) is a non-profit organization formed in 2013 which manages the facility housed
in the former McCauley School, in the McCauley Community in Edmonton. It houses nine organizations, all of which
share a dedication to serving multicultural and Indigenous communities. In addition to the nine permanent tenants,
many external user groups rent space for over 80,000 Edmontonians to gather for community events each year.
The overarching objective of the Edmonton Intercultural Centre is to provide unique and educational research,
community engagement, income generating, and capacity building programs and services that support intercultural
learning and inclusive communities by intentionally creating relationships across sectors and within communities.
A new, part-time Executive Director role: The Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director familiar with the

non-profit sector who will build on the society’s mission, vision, and values.

Your senior leadership skills include a proven track record of:
• Meeting both strategic and operational needs of an organization;
• Balancing financial and risk management (including fund development);
• Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Demonstrating a high level of competency in intercultural relations with both multicultural and Indigenous
groups.
Preferred Qualifications include:
• University Degree in a related discipline supplemented by progressive experience in a senior leadership role;
• Equivalences will be considered, and international experience is welcome;
• Demonstrated capacity in networking, relationship building, communication, and conflict resolution in complex,
sensitive, and intercultural contexts;
• Lived experience working in intercultural contexts and fluency in more than one language is a definite asset.
Remuneration: Salary range $55,000- $65,000 annually for the part-time position; plus benefits, customized incentives,
and a flexible work schedule.

To apply for this opportunity, please send a cover letter with your resume to

HRedmontoninterculturalcenter@gmail.com
Deadline for applications is October 17, 2019

We would like to thank all individuals who are interested however, only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Oct 6:Durga Puja ( Hindu)

Oct 7: Chung Yeung Festival ( China, Hong Kong , Taiwan)

Oct 8: Dusshera ( Hindu)

Oct 8: Taiiku no hi ( Japan)

Oct 9: Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Oct 9: Han- Gul Day ( Korea)

Oct 11: Coming out day (LGBT)

Oct 12-16: Gahambar Ayathrem ( Zoroastrian )

Oct 12: Nossa Senhora de Aparecida ( Brazil)

Oct 13: Pavarana ( Buddhist)

Oct 14: Columbus  Day ( USA)

Oct 14: Thanksgiving ( Canada )

Oct 14-20: Sukkot ( Jewish)

Oct 14: Kathina ( Buddhist)

Oct 17: Karva Chauth( Hindu)

Oct 20:Arba’een ( Shia)

Oct 21: Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)

Oct 22:Simchat Torah (Jewish)

Oct 22:Abu Simbel Festival ( Egypt )

Oct 23: Chulalongkorn Day ( Thailand)

Oct 27: Diwali ( Sikh , Hindu)

Oct 27: Mahavira Nirvana ( Jain)

Oct 31:Samhain ( Wicca)

Oct 31: Halloween ( Canada , USA )

Nov 01: All Saints day ( Christian)

Nov 02: All Souls day (Christian)

Nov 02: Dia de los Muertos ( Mexico)

Nov 02: Dia de Finados ( Portugal )

Nov 03: Bunka No He ( Japan)

Nov 05: Guy Fawkes Day ( UK, England )

Nov 06: Take Our Kids to Work ( Canada )

Nov 09: Birthday of The Bab ( Bah’I )

Nov 10: Eid – Maulad -un – Nabi ( Islam)

Nov 10: Birth of Baha’u’llah ( Baha’i)

Nov 11: Veterans Day ( USA )

Nov 11: Remembrance Day ( Canada, Australia , UK )

Nov 12: Guru Nanak’s Birthday  ( Bikarami ) ( Sikh )

Nov 12: Lokashah Jayanti ( Jain )

Nov 15: Shichi – Go- San ( Japan)

Nov 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance ( LGBT)

Nov 23: Kinro Kansha no hi ( Japan)

Nov 24: Martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur ( Sikh)

Nov 25: St. Catherine’s Day  ( Canada , France )

Nov 26: Day of Covenant ( Baha’i)

Nov 28: Thanksgiving Day ( USA )

Nov 28: Ascension of Abdu’l – Baha) ( Baha’i)

Nov 30: St. Andrew’s Say ( Scotland)

Dec 01: First Sunday of Advent ( Christian )

Dec 01: Rosa Parks Day ( USA )

Dec 06: St. Nicholas Day ( Christian)

Dec 07: Pearl Harbor Day (USA)

Dec 08: Feast of the  Immaculate Conception ( Christian)

Dec 08: Bodhi Day ( Buddhist)

Dec 12: Our lady of Guadalupe ( Mexico)

Dec 13: Aga khan’s Birthday ( Islam Ismaili )

Dec 13: Luciadagen ( Sweden)

Dec 15: Navidades ( Puerto Rico )

Dec 16-24: Posadas ( Mexico)

Dec 21: Yule ( Wicca )

Dec 21: Tohji – Tasai ( Shinto)

Dec 23 – 30: Hanukkah ( Jewish )

Dec 23 : Joseph Smith’s Birthday ( Christian) – ( Mormon)

Dec 23: Heisei Emperor’s Birthday ( Japan)

Dec 25 : Christmas Day ( Christian)

Dec 26 : Death of Prophet Zarathustra ( Zoroastrian )

Dec 26: Kwanza ( African – American / Canadian, USA

Dec 26: Wren Day/ St Stephen’s Day ( Ireland)

Dec 26: Junkanoo ( Bahamas )

Dec 30: Rizal Day  ( Phillippines )

Dec 31 – Jan 04 : Gahambar maidyarem ( Zoroastrian)

Dec 31: Omisoka ( Japan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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