Safe and Caring Schools & Communities (SACSC) Seeks Communications Officer in Edmonton

SACSC logoThe Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities (SACSC) is currently seeking Communications Officer for a one year maternity leave term. Our organization provides research-based programs, resources and workshops that help adults create safe spaces for youth. We focus on bullying prevention, character education and creating a safe and caring culture for schools & communities across Alberta. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Director of Education, the Communications Officer is responsible for advancing the mission of the Society for Safe and Caring Schools & Communities by managing a diverse communications portfolio which includes resource and program writing, editing and graphic design, media relations, social media management and special event planning.

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Build or Redesign Your Website with WordPress or Joomla! for NonProfit Organizations Workshop | January 30, 2013

Wordpress or Joomla WorkshopIf your nonprofit organization is planning a website redesign this year, using either or both of the world’s two most popular free and open source content management systems — WordPress and Joomla! — is a great choice. These award winning systems used by the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, the Alberta Federation of Labour, the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Equine Canada, Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, Alberta Media Arts Alliance and the Alberta Safety Council and the  along with millions other nonprofit organizations in Alberta and around the world including Harvard University and the Guggenheim Museum, make it easy to design, build, extend and easily maintain powerful websites in all shapes and sizes.

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City of Edmonton Invites Nominations for the Salute to Excellence Hall of Fame Awards

Salute to Excellence Hall of Fame AwardsThe Salute to Excellence Committee is currently gathering nominations to recognize and honour Edmonton’s most outstanding citizens who, through their participation in arts and culture, and sports, or through extraordinary service to their communities have made exemplary contributions to the quality of life in Edmonton. During a formal evening presentation at the magnificent Francis Winspear Centre for Music, the Salute to Excellence Committee inducts outstanding Edmontonians into the City of Edmonton Arts and Culture, Community Service, and Sports Halls of Fame. The City of Edmonton encourages all Edmontonians to look at their neighbours, colleagues, community leaders and organizations for individuals who could potentially qualify for  induction into the City of Edmonton Halls of Fame. Nomination deadline: February 20, 2013.  See more info and  download the nomination form.

FAVA Fest | March 19 – 24, 2013 | Edmonton

Fava Fest, EdmontonThe Film and Video Arts Society – Alberta (FAVA) is rolling out the red carpet and inviting Edmontonians to join in the celebrations at FAVA FEST: Film and Video Arts Festival, March 19-23rd, 2013.  FAVA FEST is intended to expose the larger community to the artistic work of our membership, stimulate new work, reward past success and just generally make a bigger noise about FAVA.Over the coming months they will be sharing information as it unfolds towards their 2nd Annual FAVA Fest!  Production awards are given out annually to help generate NEW WORK or help to complete works-in-progress.

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MacEwan University | Writing Works Winter Courses | Edmonton

Writing Works | MacEwan University, EdmontonThe MacEwan Writing Works offers a variety of outreach programs for community members and students who would like to improve their writing, editing, or presentation skills. Using a short-course format, expert instructors will teach you how to communicate more effectively in the work place, how to get a book published, or how to write a steamy romance! And these are just a few of your options. Upcoming Writing Works courses for your learning pleasure, on behalf of Writing Works Coordinator Jenna Butler, who says, “There are some great courses coming up this term and next — especially Don Trembath’s, which is starting soon!”

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