Blackfalds Chmaber of Commerce
Who we are
Members of the Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce work together to advance the interest of the business community and the community at large. The Chamber provides opportunities for networking and sharing concerns on the current trends and developments within the local, provincial and national community. The Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to be associated with the Alberta Chamber of Commerce. The Alberta Chamber of Commerce hosts a convention where Chamber representatives from across the province meet to discuss current issues and make important contacts for their Chambers.
What’s In It For Your Business?
Blackfalds Business Directory
Find out more about a local business and thier products.
Value Added Program
Exclusive to Chamber Members only.
Employee benefits are an important tool used by employers to attract new employees and retain experienced employees.
New Members Area
Please give a warm welcome to the newest members of the Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce community. Please take a moment to visit their businesses and see what they have to offer. Meet them and other chamber members at our monthly board meeting held on the first Thursday of every month.
You can also meet the members at one of our events. Creating business connections helps to grow your business and the businesses of Blackfalds.
Summer Job Opportunity
Job Title: Visitor Services Officer
Start Date: May 21, 2019 to August 30, 2019
Schedule: 33 – 40 hrs/week, with weekend hours required
Job Description: The Visitor Service Officer assists the Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce in operating the Blackfalds Visitor Information Centre, delivering tourism services, coordinating and hosting special events, and with ongoing Chamber of Commerce and municipal Economic Development and Tourism operations and initiatives.
- welcoming and providing local & regional tourism information to visitors
- creating, updating, and distributing online and print promotional content
- administrative assistance, research and statistical tracking
- organizing and restocking tourism materials
- gift shop / snack sales and cash handling
- light cleaning as required
Eligibility and Qualifications: Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria for Canada Summer Jobs and/or Summer Temporary Employment programs. Ideal candidates include post-secondary students pursuing studies in a related field and/or seeking a career in the cultural, business or tourism sectors.
Strong customer service, communication, and marketing skills, a high comfort level working with the public, proficiency with a variety of computer software including MS Office, and experience managing social media accounts are required.
Knowledge of Blackfalds & area, first aid certification, and a reliable vehicle are assets.
Owing to the historic nature of the Wadey Visitor Information Centre building, access to the second floor and the basement is limited and not wheel chair accessible. The ability to lift and carry various supplies and materials up and down stairwells is required.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applications will be received until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to Economic Development & Tourism at email@example.com or P.O. Box 220, Blackfalds AB T0M 0J0.
We thank all interested applicants!
Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 249 4400 South St, Blackfalds AB, T0M 0J0 403.506.6735 firstname.lastname@example.org www.blackfaldschamber.ca
To create and grow a diverse and prosperous business community that helps create a town which is great to live in, work in and do business with.
The Blackfalds Chamber is seeking opportunities to host events that promote the businesses of Blackfalds. These events consist of business training opportunities like Lunch and Learn, networking events etc.
Join the Chamber Business Community by becoming part of our team!
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Meet & Greets
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