Now Hiring: Program Assistant

Full-time continuing, 40 hours per week, 9 am - 5 pm.

Wage: $16-$19/hr  *dependant on experience & education


The Program Assistant provides administrative support to the office, assists with programming including working one-to-one with learners and facilitating group learning sessions and maintains all marketing and social media.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administrative office tasks including answering phones and scheduling appointments

  • Help drop-in learners with literacy tasks and advocacy support

  • Work one to one with learners for form completion, English language support, technology tutoring, intake and orientation

  • Maintain statistics and assist with reporting

  • Maintain website and social media sites

  • Create posters and other marketing materials

  • Liaise with tutors and learners

  • Assist with planning events

  • Perform other duties as delegated by other staff

Position requirements:

      Some training will be provided

Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior computer skills including proficiency in design and extensive knowledge of Word and Excel

  • Excellent communication skills, including patience and listening skills

  • Ability to problem solve on the spot with minimal supervision

  • Must be passionate about learning and helping others

  • Must be comfortable working with vulnerable populations

  • Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of literacy issues and the digital divide.

  • Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of the issues facing immigrants and newcomers today.

  • Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of the issues facing Indigenous communities today. 

Professional Experience:

  1. Experience working with adults and families in a learning environment would be an asset

  2. Experience working with vulnerable populations would be an asset

  3. A background in administrative human services would be an asset



A keen understanding of the broad definition of literacy and the issues confronting Canadian societies today

Criminal Records Check:

     *A Criminal Records Check is required

Email resume and cover letter in PDF format to

For more information, contact Seanah Roper at 250 774 4415.

Fort Nelson Community Literacy Society

4903 51st Avenue West, #17 Landmark Plaza

PO Box 91, Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0

Phone: (250) 774-4415

Fax: (250) 774-4416


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Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm

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