Anti Racism Program Coordinator

Job description

The Alberta Immigrant Women & Children Centre is a registered charitable organization in Edmonton, Alberta. AIWCC, assist and provide support to women and children in need. We recognize, respond to, and focus on the specific concerns of immigrant and refugee women and their families. AIWCC’s uniqueness is based on having a gender-related mandate, which has proven best practices in developing customized female-focused initiatives. These initiatives often include children, family, and community well-being as important outcomes of our engagement as we know that our clients live and work within interconnected social systems.

AIWCC, is looking for an Anti Racism coordinator to engage and support communities, facilitate youth leadership workshops and community conversations, take the lead on social media and other aspects of the campaign throughout Alberta.

Purpose: To create opportunities for people to engage with AIWCC and each other to recognize and reject racism.

Outcomes: Increased understanding and recognition of racism and discrimination to enable efforts to counter racism and build respect. Those exposed to or participating in the activities will learn about types of racism.


AIWCC’S Anti-Racism Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the anti-racism campaign, facilitating youth,adult workshops and community conversations. The coordinator will actively work to engage schools, community members, faith groups, workplaces, cultural organizations, and others to participate. The coordinator will work with AIWCC’S staff on evaluation and reporting for the program. AIWCC’S Anti-Racism Coordinator reports and is responsible to the Director of Programs and works in accordance with the policies of the organization.

AIWCC’S Anti-Racism Coordinator will be responsible to:

  • In conjunction with the Executive Director and the Director of Programs, develop and implement a five-month plan to achieve the goals of the anti-racism campaign.
  • Research on promising practices related to anti-racism to inform future campaign activities.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with a wide variety of organizations, participants, and partners.
  • Promote and distribute community engagement tool kits
  • Participate in promoting and distributing public education campaign materials, including an educational resource package for all schools in Edmonton, a community engagement activity, social media, and a public education advertising campaign through traditional and social media.
  • Update web site and other communications tools as required

Coordinate and participate in facilitator training and youth leadership workshops in coordination with the Anti racism support worker:

  • Coordinate training and workshops for participants
  • Collect follow up reports and evaluations
  • Coordinate and facilitate community engagement
  • Coordinate support for our member’s activities.
  • Assess and evaluate anti-racism program outcomes to provide input into future planning.
  • Write reports to funders
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Programs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Requirements:

AIWCC’S Anti-Racism Coordinator will have:

  • An undergraduate degree or a combination of prior experience and on-the-job training.
  • Demonstrated experience in project, campaign, and event coordination
  • Demonstrated facilitation experience with a variety of audiences (including adults and youth) and methodologies on topics such as cultural diversity, intercultural communications, anti-racism, and equity.
  • Previous training for anti-racism are assets.
  • Experience in non-profit or community-based organizations an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability write, proofread, and edit; an excellent command of English along with attention to detail and quality, is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills with a demonstrated welcoming, respectful approach to interactions.
  • Familiarity with the newcomers/immigrant communities, the issues they face, the benefit of diversity is a significant asset.
  • Demonstrated communications and promotion experience, including social media and website
  • Demonstrated experience in research and evaluation
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Spoken other languages are an asset
  • Strong organizational skills and a commitment to professionalism, including the ability to multi-task, managing timelines and multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of working harmoniously within teams.
  • Be an independent, energetic, analytical, self-starting, and responsible worker, driven by successful, punctual, and quality outcomes.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends.

This position requires a criminal record check to work with vulnerable populations.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $29.00-$32.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance

AIWCC, appreciates all responses to this competition, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

AIWCC supports equal employment opportunities and encourages applicants of diversity. Our policies and procedures are intended to be non-discriminatory and barrier-free, in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Albertans with Disabilities Act. Please advise us of any accommodation measures you may require during our recruitment and selection process.

Work for AIWCC

Working for AIWCC is rewarding and gives you the opportunity to truly help immigrant women and children.