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Ye oso move
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Ilo la
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Welcome


The Organization strives to create opportunities for access and full participation of members of the African community in all aspects of society including economic, social, cultural and educational endeavors and contribute to the holistic development and wellness of the African individual, family and community. Essentially, our motto is prosperity through hard work and cooperation.



Africa Centre Case Study

Click here to read/download the African Centre Case Study Report

CAAC Board

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From Left to right are Tim O’Donnell (City consultant to Africa Centre), Hassan Mohamed (Treasurer), MeheretWorku(ViceChairperson), Beatrice Ghettuba (Board Member), Dawit Isaac(Board Member), Charles Balenga(Chairperson), Kuot Alith (founding board member), Tesfaye Ayalew(Executive Director) and Muru Khamisi(Board Member).

African Centre Case Study Report

Click here to read or download the report

 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

 

 

The Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta (CAAC) invites citizens from the community interested in serving on the Board of Directors to submit their application for consideration. There are up to 6 vacant positions to be filled on the Board. The term of appointments to be decided.

 

The CAAC Board of Directors is a working board which advises and create policies which guide the operation of facilities and programs at the Africa Centre, located in Edmonton, Alberta. The Africa Centre is a facility operated in partnership between the CAAC and the City of Edmonton.

 

Applicant Requirements:

Resident of Edmonton, or the Capital Region, and a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident status holder.
Knowledgeable about community based not-for-profit organizations in the following sectors; Social Services, Multi-Cultural, or specific African Ethno-Cultural groups.
Previous board leadership experience in community based not-for-profit organizations.
Able to commit to a minimum of fifteen hours per month for various board and sub-committee duties.
The current Board is looking to have further representation of other African nations and to continue to increase the number of women on the board.  Current communities represented on the board include: Ethiopia, Somali, Ghana, Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Liberia and Egypt
Submission of the following: a) Cover letter outlining your vision for the Africa Centre;
b) Résumé
or Curriculum Vitae  and, c) Three reference letters.
Available for an interview by CAAC Nomination Sub-Committee the week of August 11th, 2014.

Application Information: To submit an application, or for more information you  can contact either:

 

Mr. Tesfaye Ayalew                   

CAAC Executive Director               

P.O Box  64072                                          

11528 107 Ave.                                      

 (780) 455-5423                                           

tesfaye@africacentre.ca                      

 

          Or

 Mr. Tim O’Donnell

 City of Edmonton Liaison

 8th Floor CN Tower, 10004 – 104 Ave

  Edmonton, AB  T5H 4K7   P.O. Box 2359                                                               

  (780) 944-0298

 tim.o’donnell@edmonton.ca

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: July  31, 2014 @ 4PM