Calgary Dollars Manager Contract Posting

Position available with the Arusha Centre

Calgary Dollars (C$) Manager



Approx. 23.5 hours per week at $29.46/hr (includes 2.5% in C$)

Start Date: Aug 24, 2015

One year contract; this is a Leave fill position.


Calgary Dollars is a project of the Arusha Centre, a non-profit organization whose mission is to “inspire and support communities to connect, gather, and create a socially, economically, and environmental just future”. Calgary Dollars is a complementary currency initiative that strengthens the local economy, reduces poverty and enhances social inclusion.



  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong community development background, with commitment to community economic development
  • Experience co-ordinating events
  • Experience in project development, coordination & evaluation
  • Experience in program accountability measures, data management, outcomes measurement & reporting
  • Experience with FCSS outcome measures would be an asset
  • Proven ability to recruit, motivate and co-ordinate volunteers
  • Competence with the following programs would be an asset: Excel, FCSS FSII database, Fluid Surveys, Constant Contact, WordPress
  • Experience with desktop publishing, preferably expertise with In Design (or comparable program) and poster / media design
  • Pro-active self-starter able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • Awareness of local economic/social issues, and of the role C$ can play in addressing them
  • Understanding of the history, mission and philosophy of Calgary Dollars and the Arusha Centre
  • Vehicle access preferred but not required



  • Organize & coordinate C$ Markets and ReLocalize Fairs (in collaboration with other organisations)
  • Membership development & coordination, including online listings site administration
  • Community outreach
  • Marketing (promotions, poster & media design, website, mass e-mail, e-news, blog, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Program evaluation, including survey administration & analysis, data management, phone calls,
  • Funder relationships & reporting
  • Project financial management
  • Management/supervision of practicum students & volunteers
  • Arusha Centre staff collective member with shared administrative & operations duties
  • Please send resume with cover letter to or drop off at #106, 223 -12th Avenue SW

For information call 403-270-3200

Only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted; posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found


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C$ job posting July 2015


Calgary’s Complementary Currency

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