Join the Community Futures Centre West Team

Community Economic Development Coordinator


Community Futures Centre West (CFCWest) is seeking a business professional who can add an innovative perspective to economic growth in a rural environment.

We Make Business Dreams Happen in Rural Alberta.

You inspire dedication and commitment to excellence. Your organizational skills and applied knowledge of lending and investment processes are second to none.  As an influencer, you know how to build alliances and relationships to engage clients and meet the needs of other important stakeholders throughout the region. You are a self starter and can work independently in a semi virtual and flexible work environment. This position is permanent part-time (Three days per week) with the potential for full time hours.

Our Wish List

  • Superior relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Refined listening, collaboration, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven knowledge of project management, community engagement and solid understanding of grant, proposal and report writing.
  • Experience with group presentations (In-person & virtual), public speaking and training background will be a strong asset.
  • Strong understand of entrepreneurial mindset is essential.
  • 4-6 years of project management and community engagement, combined with post secondary certification or degree in the discipline of economic development or related field(s).
  • Promotion & marketing experience, including applied knowledge and experience with social media is a plus.
  • A self starter who can work with limited supervision 
  • Strong working knowledge of Office 365, Outlook, and other online programs such as Zoom, Skype or Teams.
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Drivers License and be willing to travel throughout the CFCWest region.



  • Interested applicants are asked to email a cover letter and CV (Resume) to Patti-Jay Powell, CFCWest Executive Director by midnight November 4th, 2022. Email:



Contact Us

3209, 101 Sunset Drive
Cochrane, AB  T4C 0W7
P: 403-389-8272


Communities Served

Airdrie, Balzac, Banff, Bearspaw, Bottrel, Bragg Creek, Canmore, Cochrane, Crossfield, Dead Mans Flats, Elbow Valley, Exshaw, Ghost Lake, Harvie Heights, Madden, MD of Big Horn, Morley, Redwood Meadows, Seebe, Springbank, Rocky View County, Kananaskis Improvement District, Improvement District 9 (Lake Louise and surrounding area)