Yamaska Literacy Council
Published
May 2, 2022
Location
Cowansville
Job Type
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Description

YAMASKA LITERACY COUNCIL - Development Agent (Brome-Missisquoi)

The Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC) is a community-based adult literacy organization that provides literacy
services in English in Brome-Missisquoi and Haute-Yamaska. YLC is seeking an individual to expand and develop
its outreach, communication, and services in Brome-Missisquoi.

Main responsibilities
Working under the supervision of YLC’s Executive Director, as part of a team of staff and volunteers, the
Development Agent will establish and maintain contacts and partnerships with groups and individuals in order
to recruit and support volunteers and adult learners; organize and/or participate in activities to raise awareness
of literacy issues and YLC services; design and deliver presentations and training.

Education and experience

The ideal candidate will:
- Have post-secondary education and/or relevant experience in adult education or social services
- Possess knowledge of the community sector
- Understand the realities of the English-speaking community in Brome-Missisquoi

Skills required
• Strong communication skills in English and French
• Able to plan, organize and facilitate meetings, focus groups, and workshops
• Able to establish contacts with people from diverse settings
• Able to develop, plan and evaluate activities/programs
• Knowledge of Office 365, Canva, and social media tools Ideal qualities
• Independent, organized, responsible, creative, team player, flexible and adaptable

Must
• Be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed
• Possess valid driver’s licence and have access to a vehicle

Location: Brome-Missisquoi
Type of Employment: Part-time contract (20 hr/week; based on 46 weeks/year: Mid-August - end of June);
1 year contract, with possibility of renewal.
Salary: 20-23$/hr. based on qualifications and experience
Application deadline: May 24, 2022. Please send CV and letter of introduction to: info@yamaskaliteracy.ca

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