The Empowering Northern Youth through Career Development (ENYCD) program is a tri-territorial effort between the Yukon Literacy Coalition, the NWT Literacy Council, and Ilitaqsiniq Nunavut Literacy Council. This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.
These sessions will contain:
This program will provide each of participant with an individualized experience. The program will be flexible to best accommodate and benefit all participants. So whatever type of work you are interested in we will do our best to find a related work placement.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Deadline to Apply: October 10, 2023 at 5 pm
Join our team as a Summer Outreach Leader from July 24-September 1, 2023.
Applicants must be between 15-30 years old.
The Summer Outreach Leader will join Family Literacy staff to take the Bison Bus Mobile Family Literacy Center and Bookmobile (a bike) to community events around the NWT. The SOL will lead outdoor literacy activities such as science experiments, crafts, physical literacy games and give away resources like books and craft kits. The SOL will connect with community organizations to coordinate visits and plan activities for each event. They will prepare materials, and restock the bus and bike as needed. They will organize a used book drive, to collect books to be given out at events.
The SOL will create StoryWalks© and other physical literacy activities to be used by Family Literacy programs around the NWT. They will also work to create a learning garden at the NWT Literacy Council office. A typical week will include time coordinating and planning, with the majority of the time outdoors leading activities at events.
Please send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com by 5 pm on Wednesday, July 19.
The Family Literacy Assistant will promote literacy through various methods, and will support the work of our Family Literacy Program.
The Family Literacy Assistant will:
The Family Literacy Assistant will assemble Family Literacy kits as part of NWTLC’s Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. This includes:
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and knowledge:
This position is a six-week summer position from July 17-August 25, 2023. The job will be based at NWTLC’s Yellowknife office, with most days having regular office hours of 8:30-5, but some evening and weekend work may be required, and weekly schedules will be set ahead of time.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Nicole Sharp, Project Specialist- Family Literacy at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm on Thursday, July 6. Please contact Nicole by email or by calling 867-873-9262 with any questions.
The NWT Literacy Council is currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our team for a 12-month term contract.
An annual training for Recreation Coordinators, Adult Educators, Teachers or Educational Assistants, Community Health Representatives (CHRs), Youth Centre program staff, Wellness Coordinators, Librarians, or anyone interested in youth Skills for Success!
National Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative, held annually on January 27th. This special day promotes families reading and doing other literacy-related activities together. Take 15 minutes a day to learn with your family!
Family Literacy Day Instructions
A fun and interactive invitation to prepare food together and share your experience with others.
Family Literacy Training Institute - Chateau Nova Hotel, Yellowknife - December 5-8, 2022
An annual training for Early Childhood Educators, Adult Educators, CPNP program staff, Teachers or Educational Assistants, Community Health Representatives, Family Literacy Coordinators, Aboriginal Head Start program staff, Preschool program staff, Librarians, or anyone interested in Family Literacy!
The Project Specialist (Intern)-Family Literacy is responsible for developing and delivering training, developing resources, and providing support services to community organizations and other groups interested in family literacy. This is a term position from July 18, 2022 to July 17, 2023.
Candidates must have:
This is a full-time, 12-month term position based in Yellowknife. Salary is based on the candidate’s abilities and experience. You can download a copy of the job description from our website: www.nwtliteracy.ca, or call our office for more information.
Employment is dependent on a successful criminal records check.
Submit resume and cover letter by Monday, July 4 at noon to:
Executive Director- Kathryn Barry Paddock
NWT Literacy Council
The NWT Literacy Council is a non-government territorial organization that promotes and supports the development of literacy in all official languages of the NWT. We encourage the application of Indigenous youth, LGBTQ2+ youth, visible minorities (youth), youth with disabilities, youth who are new Canadians, and language minorities. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in this competition.
NWTLC is looking for two youth to join our team this summer. These positions are full time, 37.5 hours per week, for 12 weeks. Both positions are located in Yellowknife and based in an office setting. The positions will both require flexible working hours, with evening and weekend work required. Due to funding requirements, only youth aged 15-30 years old may be hired. Both positions are positions of trust and require a Criminal Record check with Vulnerable Sector check.
Closing date: Monday, May 30, 2022, noon.
Submit your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 873-9262 with any questions.
Early Childhood Assistant
The Early Childhood Assistant will promote literacy through various methods, including Facebook lives, social media and contests. The Early Childhood Assistant’s work will support the work of our Family Literacy Program.
The Early Childhood Assistant will represent the NWT Literacy Council and facilitate activities at community events. The Early Childhood Assistant may also help with the planning and promotion of these events. Events include:
The Early Childhood Assistant will create resources to support activities for events such as International Literacy Day, Family Literacy Day and NWT Literacy Week. The Early Childhood Assistant will help Family Literacy program staff to create early learning materials for use in Family Literacy programming. The Summer Literacy Assistant will also work with Family Literacy staff to create resources for the Bison Bus.
Program Assistant – Education
The Program Assistant will promote literacy through various methods, including Facebook lives, social media and contests. The Summer Literacy Assistant’s work will support the work of our Family Literacy Program and Community Connections Program.
The Program Assistant will represent the NWT Literacy Council and facilitate activities at community events. The Program Assistant may also help with the planning and promotion of these events. Events include:
The Program Assistant will create resources to support activities for events such as International Literacy Day, Family Literacy Day and NWT Literacy Week. The Program Assistant will help Family Literacy program staff to create early learning materials for use in Family Literacy programming. The Program Assistant will also work with Family Literacy staff to create resources for the Bison Bus.
The Program Assistant will assist staff in the Community Connections program for newcomers. This will include supporting programming such as outdoor recreation, cultural experiences, and community integration support. The Program Assistant may assist Community Connections staff with maintaining a community garden plot and creating learning materials for newcomer programming.