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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
30000.00 Per Year
CALGARY, Alberta
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Some College Coursework

Event Coordinator

Job Opportunity: Event Coordinator

20 hours/week (flexible work hours)

1-year employment contract with possibility of renewal

$23,800- $31,100 annual compensation range


About Sagesse

For more than 30 years, Sagesse has empowered individuals, organizations and communities to break the cycle of violence by curating environments to heal and develop skills to lead safe, healthy lives. We work in more than 60 communities across Alberta – either directly providing service or partnering with agencies help deliver our programs. Our work falls into three categories; direct service programs, capacity building and education and collective impact. 

Our philosophy is to engage in curious, fierce conversations and collaborations and we see this as a path to ending domestic violence.

We are seeking an Event Coordinator to join our team. Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for event coordination, fundraising and donor support.  The successful candidate is a dependable self-starter who can juggle a number of tasks and projects and demonstrates versatility as part of a dynamic team.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Engage in curiosity and vulnerability (Brene Brown)
  • Personable and adept at building relationships
  • Post-Secondary Education Preferred
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated performance in fundraising and event planning, preferably with a non-profitStrong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Positive, creative, self-motivated with attention to detail and quality
  • Outgoing and willing to engage with professionals, volunteers, and individuals within the community and throughout the region
  • Friendly attitude and ability to accept change and constructive feedback and prioritize multiple projects is vital
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are required
  • Flexibility required, responsibilities will also include some evenings and weekends outside of normal working hours

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Event planning and coordination for 2-3 fundraising events, 2-3 large learning  events, 5-6 small learning events
  • Recruit and manage vendors, including but not limited to: food vendors, stakeholders, guest speakers, volunteers
  • Support the Public Relations and Marketing team in event sponsorships, fundraising campaigns, contributions, tracks pledges, and assists with correspondence including report preparation
  • Attend all events and provide onsite coordination, support and direction


Please submit cover letter and resume to

Jacqueline Lefebvre, Operations Manager

Sagesse Domestic Violence  Prevention Society

240, 1509 Centre Street SW

Calgary, AB T2G 2E6

[email protected]


Closing Date: December 10, 2019

Only successful candidates will be contacted