Family Literacy Worker

Job city: 
Scarborough
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Job Summary:

Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS) is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or immigration status. CCS is seeking a full- time Family Literacy Worker for its Scarboroughl locations. The Family Literacy Program reinforces learning outside the classroom for LINC students and their families by providing activities and resources for shared English language learning at home.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and promote the Family Literacy Program and its activities among LINC students at two LINC locations, and with related community organizations
  • With input from the LINC Instructors and Childminders, develop and lead language based family-time activities and special events in support of multi-generational language learning
  • Work with LINC Instructors and LINC Childminders to develop coordinate program activities in support of specific learning modules
  • Manage and promote the use of the Family Literacy lending library; source specialized library materials
  • Recruit and supervise volunteers to support the activities of the Family Literacy Program
  • Collect program data; prepare and submit data in accurate and timely monthly statistical and narrative reports as required
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to improve program delivery

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a recognized educational institute is required, B.Ed. is an asset
  • Experience teaching and/or tutoring children, youth and adults
  • Familiarity with LINC/ESL programs, TESL certification is an asset
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience in directing and supervising volunteers
  • Proficiency in planning, implementing and evaluating workshops and group activities
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to work in a teaming setting
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral) in English
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset
  • A clear, mandatory Vulnerable Sector Screening-Police Reference Check is required

Salary: Annual salary of $46,792.20 plus benefits
Hours of Work: 35 per week, including evening and weekend hours as required
Contract Duration: ASAP
Location: Scarborough

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter quoting file # T261 no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 30, 2017 to:

Email: resume@cathcrosscultural.org

Catholic Crosscultural Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.