Now Hiring – Funds Development Coordinator

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is seeking to fill the position of Funds Development Coordinator


The job details are as below:

Position: Fund Development Coordinator

No. of Positions: 01

Position Type: Full time, 1-year term

Hours per week: 40

Hourly rate: Commensurate with Experience and Credentials

Anticipated Start Date: CLOSED – POSITION FILLED

Location: CASASC, A 201, 5212-48 Street, Red Deer

About Us:

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is a voluntary, non-profit organization serving the Central Alberta region under the direction of a community-based Board of Directors.

We specialize in healing sexual trauma so you can talk freely about the hard stuff with no judgement. We provide a range of support services for individuals who are affected by sexual violence including counselling, play therapy, police and court support, crisis support and education.



Reporting to the Executive Director, the Fund Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and/or organizing fundraising events. Identifying, soliciting, and securing funds for the organization and ensuring fundraising events are carefully planned and executed to maximize financial support. This role will also be responsible to identify and apply for grant opportunities.



  • Certificate/Diploma/Degree in event management, finance, fund development, or other related field with 2-4 years experience working in a similar capacity.
  • Experience working in non-profit industry will be an asset.
  • Must have experience in fundraising for non-profit organizations.
  • Experience in grant writing, developing fund applications, or other technical writing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills – able to set priorities and working without supervision.
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member as well as an independent key player within minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates creativity in coming up with fundraising opportunities and executing events successfully.
  • Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driver’s abstract and clear criminal record check screening is required.



  • Assists in the development of fundraising goals, research potential funding sources and creates and executes fund development plans to meet the goals.
  • Plans, coordinates, and execute fundraising events and activities from start to end.
  • Identifies federal, provincial, and/or private funding opportunities, writes effective grant proposals and applies for the same to secure the grants.
  • Assists the Executive director with creating budgets based upon anticipated fundraising results.
  • Identifies and solicits new donors, takes initiative to negotiate funding.
  • Works in collaboration with the communications department to promote CASASC’s fundraising events.
  • Maintains positive relations and communications with donors, sponsors, and stakeholders.
  • Process donations and/or sponsorships ad manages database (digital and paper files). Ensure that the records are kept up to date.



  • Adheres to the values and guiding principles, policies, and procedures of CASASC and supports the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Participates in staff meetings and offered trainings.
  • Acts as a responsible team member by demonstrating initiative, completing work duties, and by maintaining clear, direct, and respectful communication with everyone in the work environment.
  • Proactively stays current with best and emerging practices in the field. Participates regularly in the staff development activities according to a learning and development plan identified through supervision and the on-going performance review process.
  • Provides back-up coverage to CASASC as required in response to the needs and priorities of the organization which includes other duties as and when assigned.



  • Maintains agency confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Represents CASASC in a professional manner.
  • Maintains on-going positive public relations with external agencies, groups, and individuals (if required).
  • Uses appropriate mechanisms for resolving internal agency problems.



CASASC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value the importance of diversity, dignity, and worth of every individual in the workplace.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Specialist at Mention the position in the subject line. Position will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Now Hiring Summer Students

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre is seeking energetic students to fill TWO (2) positions of Summer Student

This is a great opportunity for students who wish to develop skills and gain experience and be ready for fulltime work once they complete their education.


The job details are as below:

Position: Summer Student

No. of Positions: 2

Position Type: Full time term – 8 weeks

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

Workdays: Monday to Friday

Hourly rate: $15.00 per hour

Anticipated Start Date: CLOSED

Location: CASASC, Main Office A201, 5212 48 St. , Red Deer, AB


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director & Management within CASASC, the summer student position could provide support to one or more of the following areas:

  • day-to-day support for Marketing and Communication activities to the organization as per the responsibilities of the role and ensure confidentiality, prompt communication, and resourcefulness. The role provides expertise and timely fulfillment of tasks related to supporting social media aspect of our organization.
  • day-to-day support for an Office Assistant activities to the organization as per the responsibilities of the role and ensure confidentiality, prompt communication, and resourcefulness.
  • other duties and tasks as applicable to the knowledge, skills and experiences of the Summer Student candidate



To be eligible for the position of Summer Student, you must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.


Qualification & Requirements:

  • ­Current enrollment in a relevant program (Marketing & Communications, Business Administration, etc.)
  • Good understanding of marketing and communication, administration principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, social media tools and platforms
  • Must be a great team player and yet can work independently
  • Must be able to present clear criminal records check at their own expense.
  • Must have professional acumen and be willing to learn
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional rapport with other internal and external members of the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize the tasks to meet deadlines


This job is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program.


How to apply:

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity and remains free from discrimination and harassment. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Mention the position in the subject line.

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

Seeking new Board members


The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) provides support services for individuals who are affected by sexual violence. We believe that our Board of Directors should be representative of our community and are seeking new Board members to bring their unique voice and experiences to our Board governance.



CASASC Seeking New Board Members

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is seeking new Board members to bring their unique voice and experiences to our Board governance. Currently we have excellent skills and a variety of life and work experiences within our Board of Directors. CASASC continues to seek further diversity of our Board in order to better understand our clients’ and the community’s needs. We are currently seeking new Board members who are compassionate, strong, professional and earnest. If you have a passion, knowledge, experiences and skills that would benefit our Board and the work CASASC does to support those impacted by sexual violence, we are looking for you!

New Board members are not required to have previous Board experience, although this is a plus. We consider the desire to be guided in decision-making by CASASC values, the ability to think objectively, to be actively involved in open and curious discussions, and to understand and accept other perspectives as part of the consensus-building process as being highly valued skills for any new Board member.

About Us:

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is a voluntary, non-profit organization serving the Central Alberta region under the direction of a community-based Board of Directors. We provide a range of support services for individuals who are affected by sexual violence including counselling, play therapy, police and court support, crisis support and education.

Our Mission: The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is committed to ending sexual violence and helping to build safer communities through promoting awareness and healing, education, empowerment and renewal

Our Vision: Central Alberta will be a safer, healthier and more informed community surrounding the issues of sexual assault and sexual abuse.

Our Goal: Individuals will be empowered to make informed choices about personal safety, sexual interactions and/or emotional distress.


More information on Board opportunities

As a CASASC volunteer Board Director, you will be one of several who is committed to CASASC values to prevent sexual violence in our community. Board meetings are held regularly on the third Tuesday of each month. You may also participate in committees, working groups and other events.


How to Apply:

Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experiences you can bring to CASASC by sending a resume and short email expressing your interest to

Volunteer Application deadline: Ongoing

Monthly update – CASASC Connections – June

Welcome back to CASASC Connections. This is a space where we provide updates on our services, programs and all things CASASC for the month of JUNE 2023.

If you would like to have this update emailed to you each month please send us a note at and we’d be happy to add you to the list.


Engagement Strategies Towards Ending Workplace Sexual Harassment – JUNE 20

Looking for ways to support and strengthen your team in 2023 and beyond? We have just what you need.

Research shows that positive workplace cultures lead to healthier, safer, happier, and more productive teams—and help prevent workplace harassment.

Come learn with us on JUNE 20th from 9am-12pm as we lead you and your staff through an innovative, online workshop that teaches skills that help you understand, respond to, and prevent workplace harassment.

This isn’t your average anti-harassment training:

  • 3 hours, 100% online
  • Mics + webcams off
  • Innovative + research backed
  • Teaches skills that help you understand, respond to and prevent sexual harassment

COST: $75/person

VIRTUAL via Zoom

Discounts for #momentsmatter campaign partners and groups of 10 or more. Email for discount information.

To register click HERE 

First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training – JULY 18 & 19

We invite you to attend the two-day online First Responder to Sexual Assault & Abuse Training on July 18 & 19. A comprehensive, yet beginner, ‘Identify, Respond and Refer’ training.

This training is intended to build the capacity of community members and is ideal for professionals and paraprofessionals to respond effectively to disclosures of sexual abuse, assault, and harassment.

This workshop will provide participants with education and skill development in the following areas. Upon completion of this training, participants are able to:

  • Define sexual violence and where it stems from.
  • Communicate responding skills and their appropriate use.
  • Describe child sexual abuse myths and misunderstandings about child sexual abuse.
  • Identify what the age of consent is in Canada.
  • Name the mental, physical, emotional, and relational/social effects in adults who have been sexually abused as children.
  • Discuss the concept of triggering events and the impact they have on people who have been affected by sexual violence.
  • Define sexual harassment and discuss legal options for those who have been sexually harassed.
  • Recall myths and attitudes in society surrounding sexual assault and abuse that continue to allow sexual assault and abuse to exist.
  • Name the short and long term physical, psychological and emotional impact of sexual assault and abuse across the lifespan.
  • Role-Play how to respond appropriately to disclosures of sexual assault and abuse.
  • Explain the attitudes and beliefs that impact the continuum of sexual violence.
  • List contributing factors surrounding the acceptance of sexual assault and sexual abuse.

COST: $299/person

VIRTUAL via Zoom

For more information and to register click HERE.

June is Pride Month in Alberta

June is Pride Month, a celebration of 2SLGBTQQIA+ communities and the progress we have made towards more equal rights for all people, regardless of sexuality or gender identity.

We would like to share a list of just some of the Pride events and other initiatives going on throughout the month of June. Please share with community these opportunities for their involvement.

  • June 8 @ 6-7pm – Creating Safe Spaces Online Presentation
    Join CASASC and the Town of Penhold for an online, open to public, information session on understanding gender identity.
    Free to attend, open to anyone across Alberta.
    Register with Amanda
  • June 10 @ 12pm – Charity Pride Ride @ Breathing Room Yoga + Psycle
    35 minute Pride Ride in support of the Red Deer Queer Community Association.
    Suggest donation of $20 to attend.
    Register at
  • June 10 & 11 – Pride in the Park (Rotary Park, Red Deer)
    A two-day pride celebration organized by the Red Deer Queer Community Association featuring vendors and family friendly activities.
    Visit for more details and updates.
  • June 17 @ 12-3pm – Car Pride Parade (Red Deer)
    On Saturday June 17 bring your pride supporting and decorated family vehicle out to the RDQCA’s car pride parade.
    Visit for the latest updates on location and parade details.
  • June 19 @ 10am-2pm – BRIAVE Empowerment for LGBTQ+ people and their allies
    Join Care for Newcomers for their free workshop. Lunch will be provided as you learn information on the BRAIVE empowerment model of resiliency.
    Visit to register and secure your spot.
  • June 23 & 24 – “Me + You + Them = US” Innisfail Pride Celebration
    Join the Town of Innisfail for their two-day pride celebration.
    Visit for the latest updates on event details and location.
  • June 24 @ 12:30-3:30pm – High Tea with the Queens
    Celebrate Pride 2023 in style with a fully catered Victorian-style high tea and entertainment at the Red Deer and Bower Ponds Cronquist House.
    Tickets are $30 and are available at
  • June 30 @ 2-6pm – Queer Prom (Red Deer)
    Open to all youth ages 12-18, this prom evening is a great change for youth in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community to celebrate prom in a safe, respectful, and welcoming environment.
    Admission is free but youth are asked to register to confirm attendance


Police and Court Support – NEW HIRE

We are happy to welcome a new member to our team. Jenifer Ambrose has joined the CASASC team as our new Police and Court Support worker.

Jenifer is a positive, welcoming and respectful individual, we are so lucky to have her on our team, if you’d like to connect with Jenifer email

The CASASC Police, Community + Court Support program is your safe place. We are dedicated to being that place where you work through your options, navigate the system, and process a traumatic experience. Our support worker is here to listen and support you while you are considering or navigating the criminal justice system. We are advocates and sources of information for you – that safe guiding presence throughout the process.

Community + Court Support Program is available to anyone who has experienced sexual violence. You don’t need to be a CASASC client.

No matter where you are in your healing journey, or whether you choose to report, the Police, Community + Court Support Program is here to provide:

  • Support, information, and advocacy. No legal services or advice is provided.
  • Can discuss options for legal advice and provide resources & referrals.
  • Information about reporting, the court process & court preparation
  • Accompaniment to report and/or court proceedings
  • Assistance with filling out forms and applications
  • Ask us about the SUPPORTIVE REPORTING option

We invite you to a FREE 45min information session on June 7th and June 28th. Find more details and registration access HERE.


Learning Series Opportunities

Our virtual learning series continues. Please share out with your colleagues and clients, these sessions are FREE for Albertans and share digestible information related to sexual violence awareness and support tools.
Registration access for all programs can be found here May-June 2023 public presentations

  • June 7 @ 2pm – Police and Court Support session (45 min)
  • June 13 @ 2pm – Introduction to Sexual Violence Awareness (60 min)
  • June 22 @ 9am – Supporting Disclosures from children, youth and adults (45 min)
  • June 27 @ 10am – Foundations of Consent and Healthy Relationships (60 min)
  • June 28 @ 11am – Police and Court Support session (45 min)
  • June 29 @ 4pm – Parenting and Sexualized Behaviour Support Conversations (60 min)


July 29 – 2nd Annual Ride for Respect

Mark your calendars for July 29th and join us for our Ride for Respect event. Awareness and fundraising support for victims, survivors and those impacted by Sexual Violence in our community.

  • Motorcycle poker rally
  • Vendors Market
  • Kids zone
  • virtual 50/50 – live June 30
  • online silent auction with great items like WestJet tickets, attraction passes, restaurants and more will be available – launching June 30

Ongoing updates on event details, location and more can be found at

Did you know that 45% of Albertans have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime, that’s 2/3 women and 1/3 men.

Help us create safe and supportive awareness about sexual violence, reduce stigmas and contribute to positive change in our communities.

*if you or someone you know is interested in supporting our silent auction, being a vendor at the event or volunteering please reach out to us at


Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in either of the volunteer opportunities below email Erin at for more information

  1. 24/7 Sexual Violence Help Line Volunteers – We are looking for volunteers who can take one or two shifts a month on the phone, text or webchat functions of our helpline. Shifts are virtual/remote.
  2. Event volunteers – Our second annual Ride for Respect event is coming up on July 29th and we will be needing event volunteers to support various functions during the day.


24/7 Sexual Violence Help Line


Call, text or webchat – We provide 24/7 confidential and anonymous support and a friendly conversation with the end goal being information, support and referrals.


Programs + Services

Our programs our available at no cost to all our central Alberta communities and do not require formal medical or legal referrals.  We do our best to help reduce barriers to accessing our services including barriers to those in rural and remote spaces.

  • Counselling
  • Police & Court Support
  • Awareness Education
  • School-based Education (not sex-ed)

For more information about our programs and services visit our website, email us at or call 403-340-1124


Social Media

Stay up-to-date on services, community events and updates by following our social media accounts.

  • Twitter @CASASC2
  • Instagram @CASAC3
  • Facebook @CASASCRD
  • TikTok @CASASC5