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    Job Title : Literacy Outreach Coordinator
    Company Name : Collingwood Neighbourhood House
    Job Type : Contract
    Job Location : Vancouver
    Post Date : 2019-04-09
    Close Date : 2019-04-25
    How To Apply: APPLICATION PROCESS All factors being equal, first priority will be given to internal and local applicants. SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER BY THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019 to: Suzanne Liddle, Director of Community Services Collingwood Neighbourhood House 5288 Joyce Street, Vancouver, BC, V5R 6C9 Email (preferred): sliddle@cnh.bc.ca or Fax: 604-451-1191 PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE #CS05-19-01 NO

    Description :

    Literacy Outreach Coordinator (Contract Position)


    The Literacy Outreach Coordinator provides leadership in building and enhancing literacy services, programs and networks
    within the Renfrew Collingwood neighbourhood.


    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Promote the importance of literacy and lifelong learning to all residents including adults, seniors, new immigrants and non-
    English speaking residents while developing capacity in the community and facilitating sustainably-run programs.
    • Provide support to existing literacy groups and classes at Collingwood Neighbourhood House and in the community
    • Provide strategic direction and develop programs as appropriate
    • Provide committee and community development support to the Renfrew-Collingwood Literacy Committee
    • Organize and coordinate Committee meetings
    • Work with the Literacy Committee, identified Renfrew-Collingwood community literacy partners and other contractors to
    implement Literacy Plan in Renfrew-Collingwood.
    • Attend any scheduled Literacy Outreach Coordinator meetings
    • Submit two stories per year on Renfrew-Collingwood literacy activities to the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News
    • Provide necessary information and documentation required by Decoda Literacy Solutions including annual Literacy Report.
    • Complete the evaluation of the literacy project.


    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Experience in community development and/or community planning processes
    • Knowledge and understanding of literacy and community-based planning processes, and understanding of capacity-building
    approaches
    • Proven ability to work independently, facilitate groups, organize and manage projects
    • Experience in leading inclusive community processes
    • Experience in community outreach and working with intercultural groups
    • Ability to work collaboratively to develop and maintain community partnerships
    • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge of the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood is an asset
    • Second language representative of the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood is an asset


    Salary:

    This is a part-time contract position at four hours (flexible and subject to growth) per week with a starting hourly wage
    of $25.72 (subject to improvement).


    Schedule:

    This is a contract position starting May 2019 - March 2020 with possibility of extension based on funding and project
    needs.

 
 
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