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Trick or Treat at the NWT Literacy Council office - October 30.

Details below:

Resources for at-home learning during COVID-19 Pandemic 


Join us each Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm at Javaroma in Yellowknife.

Our AGM is Saturday, October 19, 2019. Everyone welcome.

Apply for NWT Literacy Week event grant 

You can apply for a grant to hold a Celebrate Indigenous Languages event during NWT Literacy Week 2019.
Fill in our Application Form or contact us at nwtliteracy@nwtliteracy.ca.

Here is Application Form link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYAOnOq9xRlqU4vdA8dJDwqhK6hG-u-PF28wGvfGIfXXh2TQ/viewform

Watch Facebook for our NWT Literacy Week Challenge 

Enter for your chance to win a prize pack

Date: Fridays - September 13, 20, 27 and October 4

Time: 7:15 - 8:30 pm

Place: Collective Soul Studio -Scotia Centre downstairs

For ladies and girls 9+ years old. Learn to swim with a teacher. 

Only female lifeguards. 

Saturday, October 12

 8:15 – 9:30 pm 

Ruth Inch Memorial Pool - 6002 Franklin Ave. 

Register for our annual training for anyone interested in Family Literacy.
Learn about the family literacy approach and how to facilitate family literacy programs.

More information
Registration form

Youth and Community Literacy and Essential Skills Coordinator

The Coordinator helps community organizations interested develop and deliver training and resources that promote literacy and essential skills.


  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in education, community development, or equivalent
  • Training and experience in family, youth or adult literacy programs, preferably in the North
  • Strong facilitation, consultation and team building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and computer skills
  • The ability to travel, sometimes extensively.

Note: Equivalencies will be considered

This is a full-time position, based in Yellowknife. Salary depends on the candidate’s abilities and experience. For more information and a copy of the job description, please contact the NWT Literacy Council office. Continuation of this position is conditional on program funding.

Employment depends on a successful criminal records check.

Submit resumes by 4 pm MST Friday, September 6, 2019 to:

Executive Director
NWT Literacy Council
Box 761
Yellowknife, NT    X1A 2N6
Phone: 867-873-9262
Fax: 867-873-2176
Email: nwtliteracy@nwtliteracy.ca

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.