We’re Hiring – Capacity Support Coordinator

May 23, 2023

Capacity Support Coordinator – 35 hours/week (Full-time Contract Position)  


The Edmonton Social Planning Council, a charitable, non-profit social research and advocacy agency founded in 1940, is seeking a Capacity Support Coordinator Research Service and Capacity Building Program 


35 hours per week; limited evenings and weekends may be required 

Salary Range: 

$50,000 to $57,000 per year depending on education and experience 


Executive Director 


  • Full Time Contract Position (July 2023 to December 2024)  
  • Hybrid work setting 

The ESPC is seeking a Project Coordinator for the Research Service and Capacity Building Program.  Recognizing that direct service agencies have limited research capacity, ESPC is dedicating resources to work with agencies to build their capacity and identify research needs and gaps.  This work will also serve to help inform stakeholders of social trends. This position will also work closely with the rest of the ESPC team to support our volunteers in their capacity to assist the organization with meaningful contributions.  


Required Qualifications and skills:  

A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or related with a minimum of 2 – 3 years of work experience; 

Research and analytical skills required; 

Must be proficient in full MS Office Suite;  

Excellent communications and writing skills;  

Demonstrably high standards for quality, consistency and completeness, with a strong attention to detail; 

Ability to work proactively and independently with high-level direction and guidance from the Executive Director; 

Strong capacity for planning, project management, and problem-solving; and 

Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to engage enthusiastically with a wide range of individuals. 


The Edmonton Social Planning Council is committed to an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace that represent the individuals and communities we serve. After recently completing an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion policy and practice audit, ESPC staff, board and volunteers are working towards improving our policies, and practices to remove barriers and ensure everyone is treated with respect and dignity.  We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences, and competencies, and invite all to apply.   


Please submit an application letter and resume by electronic mail before 4:00 p.m. on May 31, 2023. We thank applicants in advance for their submissions, but we will only be able to contact those people who will be interviewed for the position about the decision.  


Applications should be sent to: 


Edmonton Social Planning Council 

Attn: Susan Morrissey, Executive Director 

#206, 10050 – 112 Street NW  

Edmonton, AB   T5K 2J1 

E-mail: info@edmontonsocialplanning.ca  


Posted by:

Chloe Heiland-Booth

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