Please see the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Posting for a Regional Representative, Prairie Region, below: 

June 16, 2014

Bulletin No. 2014-07

Regional Representative, Prairie Region

The Canadian Labour Congress has a vacancy for a Regional Representative in
our Prairie Region, based in Edmonton, Alberta.


Under the direction of the Prairie Regional Director, the Representative will:
• work with labour councils and the federation of labour to assist in the
local development and delivery of CLC programs;
• plan and coordinate the implementation of campaigns at the regional
and local levels;
• liaise with the affiliates on municipal strategies;
• provide CLC support for activities of social justice partners at the
provincial and local levels. This includes assisting to identify new
opportunities for coalition building, community organizing and
• maintain and develop CLC education program materials and modules
related to campaigns in the service area and the region;
• deliver CLC educational programs within the region;
• provide media coordination for labour councils and the CLC in the
• initiate programs to raise the profile of the labour movement and
establish community media contacts in area of responsibility.


The successful applicant will have:
• a sound knowledge of the labour movement and our social and economic
equality goals;
• a good understanding of CLC regional structure including labour
councils, the education program and other regionally-delivered
• adult education training and experience, including experience using
education techniques typically employed in the labour movement;
• demonstrated experience developing and maintaining educational
• minimum of 3 years’ experience in community organizing and animation;
• minimum of 3 years’ successful experience working with labour councils
and community groups to plan and deliver campaigns;
• successful experience in developing effective working relationships with
the media to ensure coverage of issues and events;
• the ability to work with other organizations inside the labour movement
and with community and coalition partners;
• good verbal and written communication skills;
• demonstrated leadership ability;
• collective bargaining and union representation experience;
• ability to integrate a feminist and anti-racist perspective into union work;
• ability to carry out frequent overnight travel both within and outside
the region.

The starting salary for this position is $78,756.08 plus benefits under the
collective agreement (CEP/CULR-1).

Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2014. Please send your
application to and include the bulletin number in the subject
line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Labour Congress is an equal opportunity employer and
encourages members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify. Women, workers
of colour, workers with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered
workers and Aboriginal workers are encouraged to
apply for this position.