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At Afri-Can Alliance, we love what we do and are passionate about our work. We offer rewarding work, a positive workplace culture, and an excellent rewards package. We value the contributions our employees make to improve lives on a local level and are committed to providing a positive, inclusive, supportive workplace for all our employees. We strive to be the employer of choice in our local community for those motivated by social purpose.

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.
Volunteer Opportunities

At Afri-Can Alliance, our heartbeat resonates with passion for the meaningful work we undertake. We take pride in offering not just jobs but avenues for rewarding contributions to societal betterment. Our commitment extends beyond the conventional; we foster a positive workplace culture where every individual’s dedication adds value to lives on a local scale.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected not only in the work we do but also in the rewards we offer. A comprehensive rewards package awaits those who share our passion and dedication. We acknowledge the vital role our employees play in improving lives locally, and as such, we strive to be the employer of choice in our community, especially for those driven by a social purpose.

  • You have access to exclusive networking events and community development programs.
  • You get 20% on all Afri-Can Alliance products, services, events and workshops.
  • You get discounts with partners within our ecosystem – solution providers in different industries such as finance, marketing, business etc.
  • You have access to investors who are willing to invest in your business.

At Afri-Can Alliance, we fuel empowerment through a positive workplace, exclusive networking events, and a commitment to social purpose. Join us in making a tangible impact on local lives.

We cultivate a culture of inclusivity, valuing every contribution. Enjoy discounts on products and services, exclusive networking, and access to investors—empowering your journey with us.

Join our community for more than just work; it’s about connection. Unlock exclusive discounts, network at special events, and tap into investor opportunities. Discover a workplace where passion meets purpose.

Looking for ways to volunteer and give back to your community?

In order to deliver programs and events focused on our vision, we rely on the dedication and the help of volunteers. Whether you like to work with children, seniors, people or network with professionals while you make a difference in the community, you are likely to find an opportunity to suit your interests and skill set at the center.

Why Volunteer with Afri-Can Alliance?

  • You will gain enjoyable work experience within a professional team environment
  • You will build a strong resume and boost your profile in the labor market
  • You will make a positive contribution towards our programs and services
  • You will make a meaningful and positive impact on African-Canadian communities
  • You will have access to unlimited networking opportunities
  • You will have the opportunity to get 1:1 mentorship from Subject Matter Experts
  • You will have the opportunity to secure internships with our partner organizations
  • You will have the opportunity to get support to secure bursaries, scholarships and admission to some Albertan post-secondary institutions.
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.
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