Financial Literacy Workshop: Saving Strategies- Easy Concept, Difficult Reality
April 5, 2018
Financial Literacy Workshop
Saving Strategies: Easy Concept, Difficult Reality
Learn how to save more, pay down debt, spend less and invest in the future
FREE to attend, however space is very limited to only 12 seats
Retro Run Registration NOW OPEN
March 21, 2018
We are excited to announce the establishment of the Fort St. John Literacy Society’s 1st Annual 5km Retro Run!!
Run, walk, jive or do the hustle dressed in attire from your favourite decade.
Proceeds from this event will go towards our fundraising goal of $8,000 to expand our FREE programs offered to the community.
Only 400 spots available. Registration will open March 21st.
To register please visit: http://energetictickets.ca/event/fort-st-john-literacy-society-5k-retro-run
The Fort St. John Literacy Society was founded in 1990 and has since been dedicated to promoting a client centered vision of literacy to our community through the delivery of programs and lifelong learning opportunities. Literacy programs have a significant impact bettering the economic, social and civil life of our community.
Spelling Bee – Registration Open
March 20, 2018
We are very excited that registration for this event has been very well received! There is still time to register.
Spelling Bee categories will be:
Grade 2 & 3
Grade 4 & 5
Grade 6 & 7
Winners of each category will receive $100 in prize money, a medal AND a trophy to display at their school for the year!
To register please call 250-785-2110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Settlement Fair – Thank You
March 10, 2018
Thank you to everyone who attended the Community Settlement Fair today, we hope you all learned some new information.
We would also like to extend a big Thank You to all the speakers who volunteered their time to speak!
Lisa @ The City of Fort St. John – Community Connections
Irina & Sydney @ MNP – The Canadian Tax System
Morgan @ FSJ Public Library – Community Connections
Annette @ Employment Connections Work BC – Labour Market Demands in Northeast BC
Cpl. Steven Francoeur @ RCMP – An introduction to RCMP in FSJ
Susie @ T.R.U.E. North Immigration Consulting – Family Sponsorship
Jeff @ MacLean Law – Family Law in Canada
Thank you again to the sponsors who helped make this event possible:
Employment Connections WorkBC
School Dist # 60 – SWIS (Settlement Workers in Schools)
Community Settlement Fair this Saturday
March 9, 2018
Learn about some of the resources Fort St. John has to offer in a mini trade fair set up, as well as more in depth presentations on the following topics:
The Canadian Tax System
Labour Market Demands in Northeast BC
Introduction to RCMP in FSJ
Community Literacy Programs
Family Law in Canada
Registration is REQUIRED (FREE to attend, lunch will be provided)
Please call 250-785-2110 to register
2018 Spelling Bee – Registration Now Open
March 9, 2018
Enjoy a FREE afternoon of entertainment, education and prizes!
The Fort St John Literacy Society is busy planning the 2nd annual Spelling Bee, with the proceeds going towards fulfilling the mission of the Literacy Society and expanding the FREE programs offered to the community.
This year’s event will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Lido Theater in Fort St John.
For more information and registration email email@example.com
Literacy Society Looking for Volunteer Tutors
December 18, 2017
- Do you have spare time in your life?
- Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your time?
- Do you enjoy helping others and supporting your community?
- If you said YES to any of these questions, then this opportunity is for you!
- For more information:
- Call 250-785-2110 Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort St. John Literacy Society AGM
November 27, 2017
The Fort St. John Literacy Society will host their
Annual General Meeting
Tuesday December 5th @ 6:00 pm at
Northern Lights College in room 100.
9820 120 Avenue, Fort St. John, V1J 6KI
Please R.S.V.P. to Jessica by November 29 on 250-785-2110 or email email@example.com
Literacy Society is Hiring a Literacy Program Coordinator
November 1, 2017
The Fort St. John Literacy is seeking an energetic and creative part time Literacy Program Coordinator to facilitate and expand literacy programs, workshops, and events. The successful candidate will recruit, train, and support volunteer tutors as well as assess the needs of both immigrant learners and Canadian born learners who are seeking to upgrade their basic literacy skills. They will be responsible for coordinating and implementing various literacy programs with a focus on our Community Adult Learning Program and Computer Skills Class. In addition, they will provide on-going support; assist with written reports, and literacy promotion through building positive relations in the community.
- Diploma or degree in teaching or social work related field preferred
- Teaching and/or program coordination experience would be an asset
- Experience working with volunteers considered an asset
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Excellent communication skills- both oral and written
- Highly motivated and able to work under minimum supervision
- Organizational and time management skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Positive and professional attitude
- Team player
- Ethical and honest
Terms of employment:
- 20h/week, flexible schedule, some evenings may be required
- wage $24- $27/hour depending on qualification and experience
- criminal record check required
How to apply:
- Send a cover letter with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Literacy Society hosts Spelling Bee October 11th
September 20, 2017
The Fort St John Literacy Society is busy planning the reestablishment of our Spelling Bee, with the proceeds going towards fulfilling the mission of the Literacy Society. This year’s event will be held on October 11, 2017 at the Lido Theater in Fort St John. Enjoy a night of entertainment, education and prizes!
Pre-registration is required!!!
For more information and registration email email@example.com or call 250-785-2110
Fort St John Literacy Society is dedicated to promoting a client centered vision of literacy to community through the delivery of programs and lifelong learning opportunities. We accomplish this by; promoting access to literacy programs, assisting in the development of community literacy activities, promoting public awareness of literacy issues and developing partnerships with local regional and governmental organizations. Literacy programs have a significant impact, bettering the economic, social and civic life of our community.