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Great Neighbour Event Request for Proposal

Are you passionate about Community Leagues and bringing people together? Do you enjoy organizing and promoting events?  Are you a friendly self-starter with a positive attitude and savvy engagement skills?


The EFCL has organized an annual event in W. Hawrelak Park each April for the last 4 years. This year we are looking for your help in planning, organizing and executing this event. The event is focussed on Active Recreation for all Edmontonians and should include a wide and interesting variety of recreation opportunities that ensure the event is open and accessible to all who attend.


Position Summary and Responsibilities

  • Creating an event plan based on the principles of active recreation and community development

  • Designing an event budget

  • Organizing, promoting and managing the event (including all event logistics).

  • Being a project point of contact for volunteers and attendees to connect. 

  • Work with EFCL staff and volunteers to deliver the event. 



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant field of study. 

  • 5 years of experience managing events

  • Strong knowledge of Edmonton’s Community Leagues

  • Excellent inter-personal and volunteer management skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including communications planning

  • Strong collaborative and facilitation skills

  • Google Suite proficient, including Docs, Sheets, and Slides

  • Familiar with social media platforms

  • Volunteer experience is an asset


Access to reliable transportation and the ability to work remotely via the google environment will be necessary. 


We thank all applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Please send your proposal to Colin Johnson, Governance & Programs Senior Director of the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues by email to hr@efcl.org quoting Great Neighbour Event in the subject line by January 2, 2019.

EFCL Offices:

7103 105 St NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 4G8 Canada

P: +1.780.437.2913
F: +1.780.437.4710

Hours: Mon to Fri, 8:30 to 4:30