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Community Literacy Facilitator (2 positions) 

Community Coordinator 

Junior Researcher 

Title of Position: Community Literacy Facilitator (2 positions)
Term: Full-time, contract
Location: Marten Falls FN and Eabametoong FN, ON
Start date: July 4, 2016
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016 by 4:00 p.m.

Job description

We are currently seeking two Community Literacy Facilitators – one in Marten Falls First Nation and one in Eabametoong First Nation – as part of a pilot Literacy Catalyst initiative aimed at increasing year-round literacy support for children, youth and families.

This project will pair the Community Literacy Facilitators with Community Literacy Catalysts with the goal to build capacity of the communities to integrate literacy activities into the ongoing life and culture of the communities. Together, the Community Literacy Facilitator and Community Literacy Catalyst will work with educators, community members, formal and non-formal community leaders and families to design relevant, results-based literacy programming for children and youth. At the same time, they will focus on raising community capacity for sustainable literacy programming in the future.

Overall Accountability

The Community Literacy Facilitator is part of the Frontier College Northern Ontario staff team. This position reports to the Northern Catalyst Project Coordinator in Thunder Bay as well as a designated Community support.
Title of Position: Community Coordinator
Term: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
Start date: July 2016
Application Deadline: June 2, 4pm

Job description

Frontier College currently runs tutoring programs, homework clubs and reading circles for children and youth in partnership with community agencies throughout Thunder Bay. We also deliver literacy-related workshops and conferences for organizers, parents, and tutors. Additionally The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camp program is implemented from the Thunder Bay office. We are seeking a full-time Community Coordinator who will manage volunteers, coordinate programs and build community capacity.

Overall Accountability
Representing Frontier College in Thunder Bay, the Community Coordinator is a member of the Northern Ontario program staff team and works both independently and collaboratively to carry out the work of Frontier College. This position reports to the Regional Manager for Northern Ontario.
Title of Position: Junior Researcher and Program Evaluator
Term: 32 Weeks, 30 Hours Per Week
Location: Yonge and St. Clair, Toronto
Start date: June 2016
Application Deadline: May 20, 2016

Job description

Frontier College has received funding through Toronto Foundation’s Vital Ideas Grant to hire a Junior Researcher and Program Evaluator. The individual will research and develop systems that measure the short and long term impacts of programming on youth who participate in our Beat the Street literacy service. In addition this person will evaluate program systems and develop promotional materials that tell the grant’s story of impact.

In Toronto, Frontier College offers a wide range of programs that support adults (Literacy and Basic Skills, Independent Studies, Virtual Learning Portal, Computer Skills and pre-apprentice upgrading) as well as programs for children and youth (Homework Clubs, Parent Workshops, Community Capacity Building, Reading Programs and book donations).

Overall Accountability
The Junior Researcher and Program Evaluator will report to the Toronto Regional Manager responsible for Beat the Street and they will work directly with other regional managers, program staff, community partners and tutors. The manager along with other members of the Toronto staff team will provide additional training, mentorship and oversight to the Junior Researcher and Program Evaluator.
Title of Position: Norfolk County Literacy Outreach Worker
Term: Part-time – Contract (30 hours per week)
Location: Norfolk County (Simcoe), Ontario
Start date: June 13th, 2016 to August, 2016 (8-10 weeks depending on funding)
Application Deadline: Thursday May 12th, 2016

Job description


Frontier College is a national, non-profit literacy organization which was founded We are seeking a mature and dedicated individual to develop and facilitate literacy programs for migrant farm workers in Leamington, Ontario. You should possess a keen interest in community development work and/or literacy and teaching to fill the position. Additionally, you will deliver literacy classes to workers employed on farms in the area.

Overall Accountability

This position will work within the Southwestern Ontario regional team and report to the Regional Coordinator of Southwestern Ontario. The Literacy Outreach Worker position will work independently to coordinate and teach literacy classes in the Norfolk area. As the Literacy Outreach Worker, you will represent Frontier College in the Norfolk county community.

Candidate must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
Access to a vehicle is required.

Frontier College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.