**Note: A driver’s licence is required for this position.**
We’re seeking an additional person to design and facilitate digital literacy trainings as part of our
AlphaNumerique project. The project has two components: creating adapted trainings which will be given directly to specific audiences (more details below), and creating professional trainings for personnel working directly with these audiences. These trainings will be given throughout Quebec (and Canada) and cover basic digital literacy skills (using a computer, surfing the Internet, developing critical digital skills). Given the scope of the project, this position will require a lot of long-distance travel, with potentially up to a month spent away from Montreal in the Spring.
The position is a contract for 35 hours per week, starting at $18/hour and increasing to $20/hour after the first six months. The candidate would start as soon as possible in November.
Techno Culture Club (TCC) is a non-profit organization at the intersection of culture and technology which develops and shares new digital and creative practices for communities.
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
– Design and document basic digital literacy training curricula for professionals working in public
institutions and community organizations, either working alone or as part of a team within the
– Design and document training curricula on basic digital literacy for specific public audiences, either
working alone or in teams within the project
– Facilitate professional and general public training courses
– Train employees of the organization so that they can facilitate the trainings
– Adapt your group facilitation techniques to the specific needs of different audiences and professionals
– Contribute to the feedback, evaluation, and assessment of the training for both learning and for
– Participate in the development of our facilitation approach (team meetings, knowledge sharing and
learning within the project team)
– Represent the organization when facilitating activities.
Basic digital literacy, in our context, refers to the ability to understand and master the Internet, and the digital tools and information technologies which have become commonplace in our home and work environments, in order to achieve personal goals and to expand one’s knowledge and skills.
The project’s target audiences are as follows :
• People with Disabilities
• Newcomers to Canada
• Adults who have not completed high school
• People living in rural areas
• Persons aged 65 and over
• Indigenous or aboriginal people
• Linguistic minorities
• People who have low-income
– Experience facilitating groups.
– Experience designing and documenting workshop activities and/or professional training activities.
– Excellent French and English communication skills (oral and written).
– Ability to facilitate workshops in French, and occasionally in English, extra languages a plus.
– Ability to adapt facilitation to different audiences.
– Ability to use information and communications technologies and the Internet.
– Great interest in community technology education and digital literacy.
– Critical perspective with respect to uses of technologies.
– Experience with collaborative work in small- or medium-sized organizations.
– Interest in working within an evolving and diverse organization.
– Active listener and comfortable interacting with people of all ages.
– Ability to work well in small teams.
– Autonomous and capable of juggling different tasks and priorities.
– Graphic design skills, an asset
– A driver’s license, an asset
– Contract position for 1 year, with possibility of renewal
– Work hours: 35 hours per week; the ratio of workshop design and facilitation will vary
– Schedule: typically 9am to 5pm, flexible to start earlier or finish later. Occasional work will need to be
done on the weekends.
– Compensation: $18/hr to start, $20/hr after the first six months.
– Location: design work mostly in our office at the Centre du Plateau; workshop facilitation will take
place elsewhere in Québec with possible occasional trips elsewhere in Canada.
– Please submit a completed online application before midnight, November 13th, 2019:
– 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
email@example.com. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. While we thank you for your application, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.