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Job offert - Digital literacy workshop facilitator

Our team is currently looking for a facilitator to lead activities as part of our digital literacy project (AlphaNumérique). AlphaNumérique’s 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 fall, we will continue to offer most of our activities online, but will also be offering some activities in person.

Key logistics details

Length of contract: 6 month contract, until March 31, 2022
Work hours and schedule: between 20 and 30 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: Most 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 may include :

● 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, after, 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;
● Potentially, drive to various locations in Greater Montreal or the surrounding area (driver’s license required);
● Potentially, modify workshop content, and/or participate in the design of new workshops.

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 and Facebook livestream settings.

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;
● Valid driver’s 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).

To apply:

Please submit a completed online application before September 6, 2021
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.