Welcome to ECALA

We are an Edmonton based adult community learning association, with a mandate to help individuals access non-credit educational opportunities throughout our city.

If you have educational needs, please visit our Programs & Services page or if you are a non-profit organization and want information on our funding, please visit our Grants & Funding page.

We have proudly served the city of Edmonton since 1998, and are funded by the Government of Alberta.

We hope our revised website will provide our members and guests with a quicker and easier experience finding the resources we have available.

What's Happening?

Recruitment For Ecala Board Of Directors Positions

Do you have a passion for learning?  Are you interested in making a difference for adult learners with barriers to learning?  The Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association (ECALA), is a not-for-profit governance board with the mandate to support community-based learning programs in Edmonton. ECALA is a granting organization funded by the Government of Alberta.

We are recruiting dedicated and passionate volunteers to serve on the board of directors for the 2014-2016 term.

Application deadline: 2pm, June 6th 2014

Qualifications required for ECALA board of director position:

  • Live and /or work in the City of Edmonton
  • Commitment of 2 hours per month to attend Board Meetings
  • Have a background and an interest in Adult Education in Edmonton – including such issues as:
    • Challenges and barriers facing adult learners
    • Issues related to adult Literacy and  English/French as additional languages
    • Employability Enhancement
    • Community Issues
    • Issues facing not-for-profit organizations

A complete board application package will include: your resume with a cover letter with a description of your background and interest in adult education (including awareness of challenges for learners with barriers) and the motivation factors to apply for ECALA board position, 2 reference letters.  If you have any questions please contact our office at 780-415-5520 and send your application by email to info@ecala.org.

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