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International Avenue Business Revitalization Zone, a non-profit community development organization working toward the revitalization of 17Ave SE, has a great opportunity for a highly self-motivated, hard working, reliable and organized individual to join our team!
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Litter and Graffiti Abatement Technician will be responsible for:
🔹 emptying BRZ zone garbage cans and removing litter from surrounding public realm
🔹 recording, removing and reporting graffiti within 24/48 hours of occurrence on public and private property within the zone
🔹 providing some cleaning work within BRZ offices
🔹 helping to set up events, clean up post event
🔹 odd handyman jobs
🔹 use of lawn mower, weed eater and equipment as required
🔹 minor snow shovelling
🔹 minor soft landscape maintenance
🔹 adhering to all safety standard procedures
Compensation: $17.75/hr
Hours of Work: 5 days a week to a maximum of 40hrs/week based on need
Applicants must be bondable and a resident from the Greater Forest Lawn area is a definite asset. It is preferred the applicant have a vehicle for this position and reimbursement for mileage will be provided.
The International Avenue BRZ office is located at 250, 3515-17 Ave SE and represents over 435 businesses within the zone from 26 to 61 Street on 17 Ave SE. Situated in one of Calgary's oldest neighbourhoods of Forest Lawn, it is one of great community pride and we hope to welcome you to our team!




'The Road Less Travelled' 32nd St. Project

We have received funding to revitalize a block of 32nd Street SE in central-east Calgary. Guided by community members, we will be using art to make the street feel more welcoming, safe, and fun. The infographic below includes the analysis of data from our community engagement event this Summer.

Mural Artist Selection


We are happy to announce the artist selected to transform 32nd Street into a welcoming and engaging area for all to enjoy is Paula Timm.

Paula is a visual artist, creative facilitator and community builder with a passion for sharing the connection between wellness and creative expression and we can't wait to see her completed vision!



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International Avenue is a vibrant business district with a diverse ethnic composition located on 17th Avenue S.E., from 26 to 61st streets, in Calgary. There is an interesting mix of business representative of the cosmopolitan neighbourhoods surrounding the Avenue.

It is an area of one-stop shopping with access to a selection of restaurants and grocery stores from around the world, as well as a wide range of other retail goods and services.

Over 425 businesses operate within the zone.  Convenient free parking is available throughout the zone.

The Mission of the organization is “to promote, improve and create a more pleasant community in which to shop and live”.

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Meet Our Merchants

International Avenue has over 425 merchants offering diverse, eclectic products and services of all kinds. Whatever you're looking for, International Avenue has you covered.