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June 17, 2021

Call for Applications: Community Liaison

We are recruiting a full-time community liaison to join our team. This is a new position which will be responsible for acting as a connector and liaison between the Calgary Arts Development team, and the greater arts community in Calgary.

The person in this role will support our staff equity working group, community equity working group, along with fielding inquiries and providing resources to the general public and grantees around Calgary’s arts community.

This role also works on embedding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, Truth and Reconciliation, and right relations with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities in Treaty 7 in all processes related to this position and relations within Calgary Arts Development.

Accessibility

Calgary Arts Development is an equal opportunity employer and employs people without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical, and/or mental abilities.

While remaining alert and sensitive to the issue of fair and equitable treatment for all, Calgary Arts Development has a special concern with the participation and advancement of members of designated groups that have traditionally been disadvantaged in employment: Black, Indigenous, people of colour, immigrants and newcomers, persons with physical or mental disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQIAP+ community.

We recognize that the job application process can create barriers to access for many applicants who are interested in applying. Our job calls are written in English, shared online and require applicants to email their applications in English. This creates technological, linguistic, communication, and cultural barriers, to name a few.

In recognition of these barriers to access, eligible applicants can request assistance to help alleviate some of the costs associated with preparing and submitting a job application.

Who Can Request Assistance? Individuals who self-identify as:

  • An individual who is Deaf, hard of hearing, has a disability or is living with a mental illness.
  • An individual facing language, geographic, or cultural barriers.

Types of Assistance

  • General Transcription or Editing Services & Organizing of Support Materials
  • Language Translation
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Interview Parking
  • Childcare