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General News · 2nd February 2017
Part-Time Job Opportunity for Year-Round Cortes Resident

The Digital Literacy Tutor position for Cortes Literacy Now is a position funded by participant contributions and matching funds from the provincial government. This year-round position has now become available with a start date of March, 2017 (flexible). The current Literacy Outreach Coordinator will work alongside the new Digital Literacy Tutor for training during the first month.

Potential candidates should possess excellent leadership skills; strong personal initiative; thorough attention to detail; superior organizational skills; clear spoken and written communication abilities; and a passion for digital community engagement. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching.

The Digital Literacy Facilitator position requires a commitment of approximately 16 hours per month and pays $20 per hour.

Responsibilities include:

• Planning, marketing and scheduling Digital Literacy Tutorials.
• Facilitating Digital Literacy Tutorials with community members
• Meeting with the Literacy Outreach Coordinator
• Maintaining high standards in regards to participant's digital privacy

Ability to clearly and patiently instruct on the use of computers, ipads, kindles, ipods, and mobile telephones is a requirement. Participants may require advice in online banking, e-mail, word processing, facebook, digital photos, and online privacy. Experience with website design and development are an asset.

How to Apply: Please send a resume to no later than February 20th, 2017, Interviews will take place the first week of March.

For more information on this position or the application process, please feel free to contact Travis Pawlak at