Retro Run Raises $3,300!
September 7, 2018
100% of the funds raised will go towards enhancing and expanding the FREE literacy programming offered to the community.
Fort St. John Co-Op Association
Northern Metalic Sales
Canadian Natural Resources
Canadian Water Serve & Save
City of Fort St. John
Engage Can-Ryu Jiu Jitsu
Ernie’s Sports Experts
Peace County Rentals
Solid Gold Entertainment
Urban Systems Foundation
Farewell to Kara-Lee MacDonald, Temp ESL Teacher
September 7, 2018
On Aug 31st we celebrated with the beginner class to say goodbye and best wishes to Kara-Lee MacDonald, who has been filling the ESL Teacher position for the summer; and welcome Charo Lloret as she takes the reigns in the position.
We appreciate everything Kara-Lee has brought to the program and know she will be missed by all!
Chances Fort St. John Supports Literacy
September 7, 2018
We would like to extend a Big Thank You to Chances Fort St. John for the recent donation of $2000!! We are extremely grateful for your continued support!
Shown is Board Chair, Carl Waddington accepting donation from Chances General Manger, Jason Morris
Photo supplied by Alaska Highway News
New ESL Teacher
September 7, 2018
We are excited to announce the addition of Rosario (Charo) Lloret as our new ESL Teacher!! Charo joins the Fort St. John Literacy Society team with a background in teaching, translation and is a published writer with her novel Wolf in a Beaver Coat.
ESL Teacher Position Available
June 18, 2018
The Fort St. John Literacy Society currently has the ESL Teacher position available. Please see below for job description and responsibilities. To apply for this position, please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with wage expectations ad date available to begin work.
The Fort St. John Literacy is seeking dynamic and energetic instructor to teach English as a Second Language Classes in Fort St John. The successful candidate will be assessing the needs of immigrants who are studying English as a second language, responsible for lesson plan creation and development of learner-based curriculum, and program output reporting.
- TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate preferred or experience in teaching English as a Second Language
- Two years teaching experience, preferably with adults
- Certificate in Canadian Language Benchmark levels literacy would be an asset
- PBLA (Portfolio Based Language Assessment) experience would be an asset
- Organizational and time management skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Great oral and written communication
- Self motivation and excellent team work skills
- Ability to work independently and be flexible
Terms of employment:
- 35 hours a week
- Wage dependant on experience and qualification
How to apply:
- Send a cover letter with a resume to email@example.com
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