Join Eat Alberta 2016 Organizing Committee

We're looking for a dedicated volunteer to join our team as the treasurer!

Are you interested in promoting food skills? Do you want to contribute to the sustainability of our local food system? Would you like to work with others who share your passion for our regional ingredients and the producers behind them?

If you answered yes to any of the questions, a position on the Eat Alberta organizing committee might be right for you!

Eat Alberta is an annual, one day, workshop-style conference with a mix of hands on learning, food tastings, demonstrations and presentations that focuses on local and regional Alberta foods. Participants learn how to use and source local ingredients from leaders of our food community, and in the process, begin to develop relationships with other participants and with those that produce our food.

Eat Alberta is a registered non-profit corporation that began in 2011, and is run entirely by volunteers. This year we are looking to add someone who can be our treasurer! This role will include the following activities:


  • General financial oversight;
  • Financial planning and budgeting;
  • Regular reporting on the organizations financial position;
  • Banking, book keeping, and record keeping; and
  • secure event insurance


  • Excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Previous experience as a treasurer or with non-profits;
  • Team player with a good sense of humour and a positive attitude; and
  • a love for local food!

If this role interests you, we would like to meet you!

E-mail Charmaine at by October 30th, 2015 with your name and a paragraph about why you are interested in being a part of Eat Alberta. We will follow up with the exact date, time, and location of the interview for qualified candidates. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Amanda, Charmaine, Jens, Nathan, Mona, and Meaghan
Eat Alberta 2016 Board of Directors and Organizing Committee