North End Literacy Outreach Worker (Part Time)

Company

Literacy Haida Gwaii

Industry

Education

Description

North End Literacy Outreach Worker

Position Type : One Year Term Contract (can be renewed)
Job Region : Port Clements to Old Massett

Job Purpose
The North End Literacy Worker will help build and enhance literacy services, programs, and
networks between Port Clements and Old Massett. Working closely with the Literacy Haida Gwaii
Board of Directors and its Executive Director, the worker will identify activities that will continue to
enhance community literacy and coordination in the north end of Haida Gwaii.

Duties and Responsibilities
• identify and connect with other programs within the community and support community literacy
development activities
• recruit and facilitate volunteer tutors and adult learners at the north end
• work as a tutor to our adult learners
• be involved in our annual fundraising campaign

Qualifications
• Three to five years experience in community development
• Relevant post-secondary education and/or experience related to literacy and community learning
• Knowledge and understanding of literacy and community-based planning processes, and
understanding of capacity and strength building approaches
• Proven ability to work independently and develop partnerships
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to use computers to convey
information effectively
• Knowledge of communities of Masset, Old Massett and Port Clements and established contacts
with relevant stakeholders in the community is highly desired

Working Conditions and Salary Range
• 21 flexible hours per week with the ability to work occasional evenings
• Preferably resident of Masset or Old Massett
• Must have a vehicle and be willing to travel
• $22 – $24 per hour depending on qualifications

Closing Date

Jul 30, 2020

How to Apply

Please send your resume with a cover letter to info@literacyhaidagwaii.ca. Indicate “Literacy
Outreach application” in the subject line. Application deadline is July 30, 2020. Only those
shortlisted will be contacted.