Job offer: digital literacy workshop facilitator

Our team is currently looking for a facilitator to lead activities as part of our digital literacy project
(AlphaNumérique)
. AlphaNumériqueʼs activities are primarily public workshops on subjects such as
how to use a tablet, how to navigate the internet or use social media, and other subjects related to
digital literacy. We also have professional accompaniment workshops which aim to equip staff at
libraries and community organizations to help their clientele with their digital needs. Audiences vary
from one workshop to another but may include people who are 65+, people who live in rural settings,
people with disabilities, and other groups targeted by the project. This winter, we will continue to offer
most of our activities online, but will also be offering activities in person.

Key logistics details

Length of contract: 3 month contract, January - March 2022
Work hours and schedule: up to approximately 20 hours a week (depending on the bookings) ;
mainly from Monday to Friday, occasionally on evenings and weekends.
Compensation: $22/hour
Benefits: 6% vacation pay
Location: Some activities will take place online. In person activities are presented in many
different locations in Greater Montreal and the surrounding area.

About TCC:

Techno Culture Club is a non profit organisation that promotes and supports digital literacy and
digital justice to make technology and digital culture more accessible, fair and participative.
You can check out this video for more information.

AlphaNumérique is a project working to support public libraries and local community organisations
to reduce inequalities in terms of access to technology and digital literacy. The project focuses on
building digital literacy skills in populations who have been identified as having the least access to
technology.

Responsibilities of the position:

  • Understanding fully the content of our public workshops on different subjects related to digital
    literacy;
  • Facilitating these workshops and other AlphaNumérique activities, online and/or in person
  • Managing the equipment before, afer, and during the activities;
  • Adapting facilitation techniques to suit the needs of different audiences and professionals;
  • Collect statistics and contribute to the feedback, evaluation, and assessment of the training for
    both learning and for reporting requirements;
  • Participate in the development of our facilitation approach (team meetings, knowledge
    sharing and learning within the project team);
  • Represent the organization when facilitating activities;
  • Drive to various locations in Greater Montreal or the surrounding area (driverʼs license
    required);
  • Potentially, modify workshop content in line with feedback from participants.

Requirements:

  • Experience facilitating activities;
  • Ability to explaining complex subjects in easy to understand ways, and to adapt explanations
    to suit different audiences;
  • Knowledge or interest in social issues relating to technology and digital literacy (the digital
    divide, the effects of systemic barriers on access, etc.);
  • An active listener and comfortable working as part of a team;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in French;
  • Computer literacy and ability to troubleshoot technical problems. Especially: knowledge of
    Zoom settings;
  • Valid driverʼs licence and comfort with driving to various locations in Greater Montreal and the
    surrounding area (you do not need to have your own car, we provide Communauto
    membership) .

Assets:

  • Interest in anti-oppressive and inclusive approaches to facilitation and organisational culture;
  • Interest in the cultural sector, new technologies and digital culture;
  • Experience in the community sector and/or working in small- or medium-sized organizations;
  • Professional level English.

To apply:

Please submit a completed online application before January 5, 2022 : docs.google.com/forms. In the online application, please attach your CV as a PDF (in english or french, as you prefer).

If you have questions or require assistance with the online form, please do not hesitate to
contact us at contact@technoculture.club. While we thank you for your application, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

*As an employer, TCC believes in promoting equality and diversity in our team. We prioritise candidates
from groups who are often under-represented or face systemic exclusion, including but not limited to
Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis and Inuit), people of colour, members of the LGBTQ2SIA+
community, people with disabilities, and new immigrants. We encourage people to self-identify on their
application form if they wish.

This statement was heavily inspired by Exeko; we would like to thank them for their work.*