Executive Director – Alberta Life Issues Educational Society (ALIES)

20 March 2024

Appears in: Career - External

ALIES Executive Director – a chance to work on the front lines of the prolife movement in Canada.

We are a ministry to abortion-minded women and men, based in Alberta, that offers its employees meaningful professional connections, ongoing education, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

The Organization: ALIES (the Alberta Life Issues Educational Society) is a charitable organization that promotes life-affirming options in Alberta. We operate the Back Porch, which is located across the street from the abortion clinic in Edmonton. The Back Porch is an 11th-hour ministry to abortion-minded women and men. We also operate other educational ministries in Alberta and offer educational programming to small groups, and larger educational events for the prolife community.

  • ALIES expects applicants for this position to be strong communicators, team players, and passionately prolife.
  • ALIES believes in boldly sharing the truth about life issues and doing so compassionately.

The Position:

  • ALIES is currently looking for someone to take over as the Executive Director.
  • The Executive Director position is a full time paid position, with a starting wage of $47,000 per
    year. This position includes some health and dental coverage.
  • ALIES is an organization dedicated to protecting, supporting, and developing staff members
    amidst what can be an emotionally difficult context; your mental health is our priority.


  • Demonstrable experience in planning, strategizing and management
  • Candidates must be well-versed in human resources, financially literate, and organized
  • Ability to work in a small office setting, collaboratively in a team, as well as individually
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and oral. A second language would be an asset
  • Some experience with public speaking, research and writing is preferred
  • All candidates must align with ALIES’ prolife policies and code of ethics


  • Planning, strategizing and implementation of the vision of ALIES
  • Management of staff in multiple locations, including goal creation, accountability, and coaching
  • Responsible for Human Resources management, including recruitment, hiring, training, managing payroll and vacation time, and onboarding/offboarding of staff.
  • Maintain financial and donor records, ensure bills are paid on time and track spending, budget, and direct the financial needs of ALIES. This includes creating and implementing a fundraising plan.
  • Represent ALIES in the media, with legal representatives, and with the police. Present in small
    and large groups on life issues as needed.