Coaching and Mentorship

Career Coaching and Professional Development

Our Springboard Employment Readiness Program is developed to provide high quality capacity development trainings with all aspect of unique and diverse opportunities for under-represented individuals and/or underserved communities, clearly establishing valuable connections and supports in which they may discover career potentials with considered equality, ability, and contributions.

Upon completion, potential employers would have access to a pool of highly skilled participants well equipped with social integral skills to thrive in a standard Canadian workplace regardless of their background.



SERP – Springboard Employment Readiness Program

Our SERP project aims to increase:

  • The awareness of socio-economic factors and public policies as it relates to race, tradition and cultural background that may be hindering full participation of the entire Black-Canadian in the society and economy.
  • The knowledge and capacity within the Black-Canadian communities in Alberta to address racism and discrimination.
  • Public awareness of Canada’s cultural diversity, heritage, human rights and subsequently encourage decision-makers to act for sustainable change.
Current Open Vacancies
Manager of Communications and Fund Development

Job Description

As the Manager of Communications and Fund Development, you will play a pivotal role in advancing Afri-Can Alliance’s mission through strategic communication and fundraising initiatives. Responsibilities include developing and implementing communication strategies, cultivating donor relationships, overseeing grant applications, and coordinating fundraising events. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, excellent communication abilities, and a proven track record in fundraising and development.


  • Develop and implement comprehensive communication strategies to enhance organizational visibility and engagement.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with donors, sponsors, and stakeholders to secure funding and support for organizational initiatives.
  • Oversee the creation of compelling content for various platforms, including website, social media, and marketing materials.
  • Lead fundraising campaigns and events to meet revenue targets and organizational goals.
  • Manage a team of communication and fundraising professionals, providing guidance and support to achieve objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of communication and fundraising efforts, adjusting strategies as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business administration, or related field.
  • Proven experience in communications, fundraising, or related roles, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement innovative initiatives.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices, including grant writing and donor cultivation.
BEEP – Bridging Employment and Entrepreneurship Pathways

This is a mandatory preliminary assessment for all candidates seeking employment training or placement through our organization, designed to deploy potential employees through the appropriate career channels. We would:

  • Develop a visual-automated tool that helps participants assess their competence and employability.
  • Build a process that helps participants assess their viability and ability to function in that profession.
  • Bridge and help Black Immigrants (Newcomers) – Women and Girls, transition into the Canadian workforce smoothly.
  • Conduct market research – carry out market studies that allow us to know the new individual and industry demands firsthand.
  • Evaluate market viability to dig deeper into career prospects
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Volunteer Roles

Job Description

As a Copywriter, you will be responsible for crafting compelling and persuasive copy for Afri-Can Alliance’s marketing and communication materials. This includes writing copy for website content, advertising campaigns, press releases, and fundraising appeals. The ideal candidate will have exceptional writing skills, a creative mindset, and the ability to tailor messaging to diverse audiences.

  • Write clear, concise, and engaging copy for various platforms, including website content, marketing materials, and newsletters.
  • Collaborate with the content and social media teams to develop messaging and branding strategies.
  • Research to understand target audiences and tailor messaging accordingly.
  • Proofread and edited copy to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
  • Creativity and ability to craft compelling narratives.
  • Strong attention to detail and grammar.
  • Experience in copywriting for different mediums and audiences.
Content Creator

Job Description

As a Content Creator, you will be responsible for developing compelling and relevant content for Afri-Can Alliance’s various communication channels. This includes writing articles, blog posts, newsletters, and other promotional materials. The ideal candidate will have a strong writing ability, creative thinking skills, and a passion for storytelling.

  • Generate engaging content, including articles, blog posts, and multimedia materials.
  • Collaborate with the social media team to develop content calendars and strategies.
  • Research industry trends and topics to produce relevant and timely content.
  • Ensure all content adheres to brand guidelines and objectives.
  • Proficiency in writing and editing for various platforms.
  • Strong research skills and attention to detail.
  • Creativity and ability to think outside the box.
  • Experience with content management systems and digital publishing platforms.
Graphics Designer

Job Description

As a Graphics Designer, you will be responsible for creating visually appealing and impactful designs for Afri-Can Alliance’s promotional materials, social media posts, and website. This includes designing graphics, illustrations, infographics, and other visual assets. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in graphic design software, a keen eye for detail, and a strong understanding of branding principles.

  • Design visual assets for digital and print materials, including social media posts, flyers, and promotional materials.
  • Collaborate with the content team to create visually appealing and on-brand graphics.
  • Use industry-standard software to create and edit graphics.
  • Ensure all designs align with brand guidelines and objectives.
  • Proficiency in graphic design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing design skills and creativity.
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of current design trends and best practices.
Social Media Manager

Job Description

As a Social Media Manager at Afri-Can Alliance, you will be responsible for managing our organization’s social media presence across various platforms. This includes developing and implementing social media strategies, creating engaging content, monitoring analytics, and fostering community engagement. The ideal candidate will have a passion for social media, excellent communication skills, and a creative flair for content creation.

  • Develop and implement social media strategies to increase brand visibility and engagement.
  • Create compelling content for various social media platforms.
  • Monitor social media trends and analytics to optimize performance.
  • Foster community engagement through interactive campaigns and initiatives.
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms and trends.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Creative thinker with a passion for storytelling.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a virtual environment.