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Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association

The Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association is a non-profit organization that helps children and youth be effective communicators, deep thinkers, and engaged community members.
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Program Coordinator and Instructors

Program Coordinator and Instructors

SEDA is looking for 3 students able to work as Program Coordinators and Instructors.


  • Create, update and revise Speech/Debate materials and resources for the SEDA Website.
  • Plan and prepare online programming for Summer Camps and Workshops with the Executive Director and as part of the SEDA Team.
  • Prepare materials and programs to be used for Workshops, the 2020-2021 Season and 2020 National Seminar.
  • Provide Leadership and instruction for Programs, Camps and Workshops.


Extensive Debate and Speech Knowledge and experience; Experience in teaching and working with students; Strong communication skills; Word processing and online/digital/computer skills;

Independent worker; Team player.

SALARY: $15 per Hour

This is a position funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program from June to August 2020.

The CSJ Program has been flexible in the number of weeks, and the number of hours within those weeks, that Summer Students may work. Work terms and schedules will be discussed in the interview process. To be eligible to apply for this position, the student must be between 15 and 30 years of age as of June 2020 start date and legally entitled to work in Canada.

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume including references by May 27, 2020 to

Melissa Ong, Director@saskdebate.com

Download job posting below.

Executive Director

We are looking for a leader who will work with SEDA’s employees, Board of Directors, Board Committees, and Working Groups to achieve the long-term strategic goals of the organization and to manage daily activities in a manner that advances SEDA’s mission and keeps it resilient and sustainable.

Reporting to SEDA’s Board, the Executive Director is responsible for:

  • Providing collaborative leadership that inspires, motivates, and enables employees, board members, and volunteers to deliver on the strategic priorities of SEDA

  • Creating conditions that provide an opportunity for growth and development and increase knowledge and skills among staff, volunteers, and program participants

  • Managing all administrative aspects of the organization and programs to ensure SEDA is effectively meeting its financial, operational, and strategic goals.

  • Ensuring that SEDA’s financial management processes are sound and transparent
  • Leading SEDA’s fundraising efforts

This position is located in Saskatoon. Some evening and weekend hours as well as occasional travel across and beyond the province are required for this role. A job description for the position may be requested via the email address below.

Candidates should possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, most recently in a managerial position. Candidates with a relevant undergraduate degree are preferred. We are also open to those with an equivalent and compelling combination of education and experience. Experience with one or more of the following is an asset:
  • Debate or public speaking
  • Education
  • Online program delivery
  • Governance or management of non-profit organizations

The salary for this position will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications, within a range of $40,000 to $55,000 per year. The successful candidate will also receive six weeks of vacation annually and a comprehensive benefits package.Please send applications with cover letter and resume to info@saskdebate.com by June 22, 2020.

Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome. SEDA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and Aboriginal Peoples. We thank all applicants for their interest. The search will remain open until filled.

Download the job posting below.

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As we celebrate our 45th Anniversary, we invite you to join our ‘Words Are Powerful’ Campaign and donate to support SEDA and its work with Saskatchewan's young people. Your donation will enable us to expand our programs and keep them affordable and accessible.


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