The Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick will provide leadership to advance literacy, lifelong learning and essential skills for all citizens through partnerships and collaboration with government, educational institutions, business, labour and community.

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PGI Literacy Dinner and Auction 2020 Rescheduled to September 22nd

Due to the concerns around Covid-19, we have rescheduled our May 5th PGI Literacy Dinner and Auction to September 22nd

We appreciate your continued support and commitment to advancing literacy in New Brunswick and improving the lives of the most vulnerable among us. In the meantime, let’d make the best of a difficult situation. Stay safe, keep healthy and look after one another!

Call for Applications for PGI Grants – Deadline April 3rd, 2020

The Literacy Coalition is now accepting applications for this year’s PGI Grants!

Who can apply?

Established literacy groups or programs, including First Nations, that have been operating one year or more, who receive direction from a volunteer board, meet the eligibility requirements and apply before the deadline are eligible for consideration.

The deadline for submission of the PGI Grant applications is Friday, April 3rd, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

Note: If your organization received PGI funding last year, a report on the activities of the grant must be submitted to LCNB before a new application is considered. Click here for the final report form.

Click here for more information on who can apply (français ici)

Forms are available here:

PGI 2020 Funding Application
PGI 2020 Final Reporting Form

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Demandes de financement PGI 2020
Formulaire pour le rapport final 2020

Communications and Project Director (Summer Student Position)

We’re Hiring! The Literacy Coalition is seeking to hire a returning student as our Communications and Program Director.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications and Program Director will be responsible for the communications activities of the Literacy Coalition including development of a monthly online newsletter, management of LCNB social media platforms, posting to the LCNB website, and assisting with coordination of some LCNB projects. Successful candidates must have a passion for advancing literacy, excellent writing skills, knowledge of social media platforms and WordPress.

This is 35 hours a week position, starting in May and ending at the end of August. There is a possibility of continuing in a part time (8 hours per week) position for the school semester.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Maintain the LCNB website using WordPress
  • Manage Facebook and Twitter sites
  • Produce the monthly online LCNB newsletter
  • Provide writing capacity and expertise to support priority communications
  • Scan media coverage on literacy and essential skills regularly
  • Manage and support the coordination of literacy and essential skills projects and initiatives
  • Other tasks as needed.

Salary

$12.50 per hour for 35 hours a week. 

Qualifications

  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Strong writing abilities
  • Knowledgeable on social media platforms 
  • Experience with WordPress is an asset
  • Bilingual (French English capacity is desirable)
  • Must be a student returning to studies this fall

To Apply 

Please email your cover letter and resume to the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick at: Communications@nbliteracy.ca by April 1st, 2020 at 11:59pm.

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