Company Name:
The Alex
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Law, Advocacy and Politics
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Sandy Radjo

Community & Legal Services Coordinator

Community & Legal Services Coordinator – Ref. No. 18007


The Alex: Changing Health. Changing Lives. 

The Alex Community Health Centre is a not-for-profit organization that is changing how we look at health care in Calgary. Our health, housing and food programs support our most vulnerable neighbours, tackling tough health and social issues head-on.

Since 1973, our cost-effective programs have provided preventative care in a welcoming, easy to access environment, moving people from poverty to stability and from crisis to wellness.  Using a multidisciplinary team approach, we focus care on assessment, intervention and promotion of all aspects of health. We embrace a model of healthcare that is accessible, responsive and participatory. In addition to its two Health Centers, we run a Youth Centre, two Mobile Community Health Buses, one Community Dental Bus, four Housing Programs, a Breast Feeding Clinic, a Community Food Centre and a Bottles4Health Program. 

The Community & Legal Services Coordinator will be an independent worker that has an interest in the legal system and the rights of children and youth.  Comfortable working in both nonā€profit and legal sectors and able to balance the responsibilities of each.

What you will do:

  • Provide legal assistance to staff lawyers, as required
  • File management and maintenance
  • Draft, edit and prepare correspondence or legal documents as required
  • Review and proofread outgoing documents and materials
  • Access and use online resources as requested
  • Perform routine office procedures as required
  • Organize file and relevant legal systems
  • Provide coverage for vacation and personal days taken by the Legal Assistant
  • Other responsibilities as assigned 

What you bring:

  • Provide administrative support to the CEO & Executive Director
  • Greet visitors and answer general phone inquiries in a professional and courteous manner
  • Reply to information requests with timely and accurate information
  • Sort incoming mail, faxes and deliveries for distribution to staff
  • Assist in maintaining client lists, and related documentation as appropriate
  • Complete all data entry and maintain databases (Intakes, SUMAC, Time Tracking, etc.)
  • Assist with planning and execution of board meetings and other events
  • Assist with opportunities relating to resource development (fundraising)
  • Prepare statistics and report for program evaluation
  • Learn the systems of the agency such that staff are supported in all administrative and program responsibilities
  • Able to follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and time manage skills
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and attentive to detail
  • Personal integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality 

How to apply:

If you are as passionate as we are about making a difference in people’s lives, please submit your resume to [email protected] and be sure to include the job title and reference number in the subject line. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

For further information about The Alex and its programs, we encourage you to visit our website at