Posted 13 Apr

Family Literacy Centre Program Assistant (Summer Position)

Whitehorse, YT Full Time
Salary: $16.00/hr


  • Family Literacy Centre Program Assistant (Summer Position)
  • Start Date: May 1, 2017
  • End Date: August 18, 2017
  • Wage: $16/hr
  • Hours: 37.5 hours/week, may include weekends and occasional travel

Job Description

The Family Literacy Centre Program Assistant will promote, plan and lead day to day activities at the Pioneer Hotel and within the community under the supervision of Yukon Literacy Coalition staff. They will be responsible for preparing and facilitating activities for children, youth and families. Activities might include but not limited to: storytelling, reading, arts and crafts, games and drama. This position will maintain financial accountability records, respond to inquires, update social media sites and other administrative duties from time to time. Much of the position will involve participating in community events and activities at parks and festivals in the Whitehorse ares. This will require riding the Book Bike, occasional driving and some heavy lifting. Other tasks may be assigned by supervising YLC staff.


  • Interest and experience working with children and families
  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Drivers Licence and access to reliable transportation
  • Willingness to provide a current Criminal Record Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR, or willingness to obtain
  • Second language is an asset


You must fit into one of the following categories to qualify for this position:

  • Students must be at least 15 years of age, no maximum age


  • Youth must be a Yukon resident between the ages of 16 - 25, not in school

How to Apply

Applications should email a cover letter and resume to:


drop of applications in person to:

Yukon Literacy Coalition Suite 207 - 100 Main St. Whitehorse

Deadline: April 21, 2017.

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