Activities involved
Administration Committee Member
  • Resume
  • Work remotely

Society Board Member Position - Secretary

3-5 hours / monthly
2 Years
This position is intended to be staffed locally, although bi-monthly meetings and work are currently held virtually, when restrictions are lifted they will be held in person again.

After many years of outreach, advocacy and engagement, Edmonton officially become the 17th municipality and the 2nd  largest municipality in Canada to become a Fairtrade Town on September 26, 2013. A permanent committee was struck to promote continued growth in the awareness, availability and consumption of Fair Trade products in Edmonton.

On June 15, 2016, the committee became a Registered Society with the official name of Fair Trade Edmonton Council.


Fair Trade Edmonton Council aims to be a reliable resource for individuals, businesses and associations interested in Fairtrade or Fair Trade and a respected promoter of Fair Trade in Edmonton and Alberta.


Educate: Fair Trade Edmonton Council will be a resource for associations, businesses, and individuals
Promote: Fair Trade Edmonton will be outward-looking, constantly visible to the general public, bring Fair Trade to a variety of different audiences and encourage ethical procurement practices and sourcing;
Advocate: Fair Trade Edmonton Council will focus on reaching audiences across Alberta, including but not limited to: Schools, businesses, associations, and individuals in order to encourage the use of Fair Trade products, as well as other ethical practices regarding production, sales, and sourcing of products. We will do this by participating in and organizing events, as well as attending and participating in conferences and festivals.
Collaborate: Fair Trade Edmonton Council will seek out opportunities to collaborate with other community organizations interested in ethical consumerism, social justice, human rights and/or international development.


Fair Trade Edmonton Council is looking to fill the secretary position.

Term: 2 years 

Transition period: June 2021 - July 2021  Term start: August 2021

Time Commitment: 3 hours per month


- Attend all meetings of the Society and of the Board, and keep accurate minutes of the same.

- Work with the President and the Board to issue communications internally or externally.

- Keep a record of all the Members of the Society, send notices of meetings as required

Nice to have: 
- Experience managing a WordPress Site 


To apply, please complete the following form:

We thank all those who apply, though only those being considered for the position will be contacted
Activities involved
Administration Committee Member
  • Resume
  • Remote or online