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General News · 7th January 2011
Sarah O'
Literacy Outreach Coordinator – Cortes Island Literacy Now

The Literacy Outreach Coordinator (LOC) for Cortes Island is a contract position starting February 2011 through to March 2012. The current LOC will work alongside the new LOC for the first month for training and information sharing. The position requires 10-40 hours a month (flexible) at $20 per hour. Responsibilities include:

• Meeting off Island (approximately 2 times per year, with all travel costs and time paid)
• Writing reports for Literacy Now and other stake holder groups
• Financial management of operating costs, etc (with assistance from FOCI)
• Regular communication with Literacy Now, other LOCs, and community members via email and/or phone
• Designing and posting advertising for programming, events, etc
• Planning and executing events (to raise awareness and funds)
• Connecting and utilizing community expertise
• Planning and facilitating meetings (with the community, task group, and individual programs)

If you are interested in this position, and would like more information, please contact Sarah O’Shannessy at 250 914 1717 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              250 914 1717      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or via email at Resumes will be accepted via email (to the email address listed above) until 4pm Friday, January 14, 2011, and should be accompanied by a cover letter. Please take the time to view the Community Literacy Plan before applying (this can be viewed in the Cortes Library or a digital copy can be emailed to you upon request).