Job Posting 68406

Digital Literacy Curriculum Developer and Trainer
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, 1874 Kingsway, Vancouver
closed 2 days ago (Mon, 1 Mar)
part time - term / contract  •  28/hr


Job Description


Position: Digital Literacy Curriculum Developer and Trainer

Part-time: 10-14 hours/week (This position is for one year, with the possibility of extension)

Location: Remote work and onsite work in Vancouver and Burnaby Salary: $28.00/hour Effective Date: Feb 8, 2021

Closing Date: Until position is filled


Job Purpose

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) is a community-based, non-profit organization serving immigrant and refugee women and their young children since 1975. We are currently looking for a Digital Literacy Curriculum Developer and Trainer who will create digital literacy curriculum, facilitate train-the-trainer workshops, and assist with the evaluation of these workshops. This role is also responsible for coordinating volunteers (i.e. trainers) for training; and, liaising with community experts and partners to ensure that their ideas and concepts are considered in this digital literacy project.


Duties and Responsibilities


1. Curriculum Development

 Research digital literacy curriculum considering multiple resources

 Create and write curriculum for digital literacy trainers using a community engagement, iterative approach and ensuring adult education theory and practice

 Prepare innovative lesson plans, tools and materials for trainers drawing on existing research and models

 Maintain and update the digital literacy blog (managed on Wordpress)

 Liase and collaborate with the project team, the researchers and other community networks to ensure the curriculum content and general project goals are consistently understood

 Participate in evaluation activities as required, and suggest and make improvements in consultation with the project team


2. Train-the-Trainer

 Coordinate training sessions

 Deliver training to peer educators interested in becoming digital literacy facilitators as required

 Assist with the creation of participant surveys and incorporate participant feedback into ongoing training

 Provide ongoing support to peer trainers

 Work with the project team to source, select and onboard digital literacy facilitators to deliver workshops in the 4 digital literacy education areas



3. Leadership and Organizational Support

 Assist with program referrals (i.e. volunteers, facilitators, and clients)

 Report on program work

 Contribute to a high performance and positive work environment

 Promote and represent the organization in the community, support and attend events

 Build strong working and partnering relationships both internal and external

 Establish a high personal standard of performance by actively participating in other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills

 University degree from a recognized institution in a related discipline such as Adult Education

 1 – 2 years experience in curriculum development

 1 – 2 years experience in training facilitation

 Certification in teaching English as a second language to adults (from a TESOL Canada recognized training program)

 Demonstrated expertise in digital literacy

 Proficient use of Wordpress, Zoom, Google Drive or other digital platforms

 Understanding of trauma informed practices

 Excellence in communicating both verbally and written, to a wide variety of audiences

 Ability to engage in a range of communication and training techniques depending on the situation

 Demonstrated experience working with marginalized or vulnerable learners

 Demonstrated experience with adult education programs and benchmarks

 Demonstrated experience working with immigrant or refugee families

 Organized and able to independently manage work, tasks and time to meet deadlines

 Ability to direct the work of others

 A curiosity and desire to learn

 Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a small and cohesive team

 Attitudes and values in keeping with the goals and philosophy of PIRS

 Possession of non-judgmental and genuinely positive attitudes (culture, religion, sexuality, special needs) and freedom from stereotypes

 Passion for inclusivity and diversity, and interest in being part of a multicultural team is an asset


Application Details

This position requires a criminal background check.

Please send resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience to:

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

1874 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5N 2S7

Email to:

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Until position is filled


We thank everyone for their interest. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

With respect, diversity, and collaboration at the core of PIRS, we are an organization that knows the value of talented people. A career with us is an opportunity to be part of a team that is focused on supporting and creating inclusive environments and developing skills in those we serve. You can expect a competitive salary, flexibility and challenging work. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from First Nations peoples, women, LGBTQ-identified people, people of colour, and people with disabilities.

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