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.
Fort St. John Literacy Society Welcomes Jessica Kalman as Executive Director
September 5, 2017
The Fort St. John Literacy Society is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jessica Kalman as Executive Director and Literacy Outreach Coordinator of the Society effective Monday August 28, 2017.
Jessica brings with her a wealth of knowledge and fresh ideas on ways to grow the society, to ensure the mission of promoting a client centered vision of literacy through the delivery of programs and lifelong learning opportunities continues to be the focus of the Society.
“The board is very pleased to add Jessica Kalman to the Fort St John Literacy Society. Jessica brings her years of non-profit experience and we look forward to working with her in improving the Society for the people of Fort St. John” said Carl Waddington, Board Chair.
Jessica is excited to take on this new role in the nonprofit world. “I am thrilled to be working with the community, organizations, and team here at the Society to make a positive impact on literacy in our community. Literacy programs focusing on speaking, understanding and writing English, improving computer skills and encouraging others to socially interact and practice their learning all have a significant impact bettering the economic, civic and social life of our community,” says Kalman.
The Fort St. John Literacy Society is a non-profit organization which has been dedicated to promoting literacy for all individuals and groups throughout Fort St. John and the local region since 1990.
For more information, please call the FSJ Literacy Society office at 250-785-2110
Fort St. John Literacy Society Open House
September 5, 2017
The Fort St. John Literacy Society will be hosting an open house on Wednesday September 13th 9 am-6 pm. Join us at 10142 101 Avenue, Fort St. John in the Community Bridge Building.
Have you ever wondered what the Fort St. John Literacy Society does for you and your community?
Are you interested in the programs and events the Fort St. John Literacy Society offers?
Are you interested in giving back to your community by becoming a volunteer tutor?
Would you like to have your voice heard by becoming a member?
Here is your chance to learn about the Fort St. John Literacy Society!!