Digital Literacy Project Coordinator

Job city: 
Mississauga & Virtual
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 12, 2023 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Summary

Position Title: Digital Literacy Project Coordinator
Working Hours: 15 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Short-term Contract: 15 May to 31 December 2023
Location: Mississauga & Virtual
Rate of Pay: $26.50/hour
Reporting to: Manager, Settlement Peel
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, May 12, 2023

About Us

The Afghan Women’s Organization Refugee and Immigrant Services is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and a SAH (sponsorship agreement holder). Our vision is of refugees and immigrants, especially those who have experienced wars and persecution and those who are marginalized, leading self-sufficient and dignified lives in a socially inclusive society. AWO works with refugees and immigrants, with a special focus on women and their families. Our mission is to improve immigrant and refugees' quality of life and to promote their social and economic inclusion in order to assist them to become contributing members of society and to live in dignity.

Position:

This position is responsible for the coordination, including outreach/marketing of AWO’s Digital Literacy project for newcomer adult learners in Mississauga. The candidate must have experience as a project coordinator and have experience working with immigrants and refugees. The project coordinator will ensure that all aspects of the project, including, but not limited to outreach and intake assessment, registration, management of classroom and technology, recruitment and supervision of volunteers, coordination of scheduling with digital instructors, and project reporting are smoothly implemented and completed. The project coordinator will work with the 2 digital literacy instructors and up to 10 classroom volunteers.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate AWO Mississauga’s digital and computer literacy class project ensuring that all stages and aspects of the project are smoothly implemented and completed.
• Carefully track project budget expenditures and produce monthly expenditure reports.
• Prepare outreach and marketing materials for the digital and computer literacy classes.
• Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and train volunteers to provide support in the in-person and virtual digital literacy classes.
• Schedule, track hours, and support volunteers with support of Volunteer Coordinator.
• Work closely with the digital literacy instructors to coordinate class scheduling.
• Conduct intake assessment and registration for learners.
• Ensure that onsite and virtual classrooms have all required technology, resources, and supplies.
• Facilitate connection between Peel Region and instructors regarding final evaluations.
• Ensure that instructors are recording attendance, learner progress, and submitting final reports.
• Field inquiries about digital literacy classes.
• Refer learners to AWO settlement services as needed.
• Provide prompt and appropriate professional correspondence to learners and colleagues.
• Ensure that all project objectives and benchmarks are being met in a timely fashion, and that any project challenges are identified and resolved appropriately.
• Draft funder reports and correspondence as per project requirements

Skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Ability to adapt to changing environments and timelines.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines.
• Excellent presentation skills.
• Eagerness to learn with a positive attitude.

Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education or a combination of education and relevant work experience.
• Experience working with not for profits.
• Ability to work with newcomers and diverse communities and understand the challenges faced by newcomer women.
• Experience using Microsoft Office and Zoom.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication (spoken/written), and problem-solving skills.
• Fluency in English is required.
• Fluency in a second is an asset (especially Dari, Pashto, Arabic, Urdu, Somali, or other languages spoken by AWO’s clients and communities).
• Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

AWO is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
To apply for the job please submit your cover letter and resume no later than May 12, 2023, by 5:00 pm. to Nadya Weber, Email: nweber@afghanwomen.org

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.

How to apply: 

To apply for the job please submit your cover letter and resume no later than May 12, 2023, by 5:00 pm. to Nadya Weber, Email: nweber@afghanwomen.org

Contact: 
nweber@afghanwomen.org
Preferred contact method: 
Email
Email: 
mamiri@afghanwomen.org
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