Location: The Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation’s offices are in Toronto; however, applicants located anywhere in Canada will be considered. This role will require travel within Canada 2-3 times per year.
Posting date: May 12, 2023
Closing date: June 30, 2023. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews will take place on a rolling basis until the role is filled.
Salary Range: Annual salary of $50,000 - $65,000, commensurate with experience.
The Canadian Children's Literacy Foundation / La Fondation pour l'alphabétisation des enfants canadiens (“CCLF”) is a charity that was founded in May 2017 with the mission of ensuring that all children in Canada are equipped with the literacy skills they need to achieve their full potential.
Working alongside members of the Programs team and reporting to a Program Manager and/or Director, Early Words, the Program Support Specialist will support the growth of the Early Words/Premiers mots program and cultivate effective and appropriate ways to work with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities across Canada.
This individual will also play a pivotal role in developing a shared understanding of the firsthand experiences, practices, and knowledge of how Indigenous families support their children’s literacy skills development, as well as the barriers that they face in doing so.
We are looking for candidates with the ability to develop trusting relationships with key partners, which include Indigenous community leaders and organizations. The ideal candidate will have experience facilitating and/or delivering community programming in Indigenous communities.
CCLF strives to foster a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities it serves, and welcomes applications from all candidates who demonstrate the required skills and abilities. CCLF is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. Please advise if you require any accommodations to ensure a fair and equitable selection process.
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This is a full-time position with a salary between $50,000 to $65,000 commensurate with experience plus health and dental benefits.
CCLF’s offices are currently located in downtown Toronto, however applicants located anywhere in Canada will be considered. This role will require travel within Canada 2-3 times per year. This role offers a successful incumbent significant opportunity for growth in alignment with organizational growth.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and a start date will be negotiated based on the individual’s availability. We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those selected to advance to the next stage will be contacted.
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