We’re Hiring!

Communications Coordinator

Who we are:

The Western Quebec Literacy Council is a non-profit, volunteer-based, organization that provides literacy services to the English-speaking Outaouais population. For 35 years we have been recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, numeracy, and computer skills.

The Position:

The WQ Literacy Council is seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator to develop and implement initiatives that will increase our organization’s visibility within the Outaouais. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for the development and execution of a promotional campaign whose primary focus will be to increase community awareness and recruit volunteer tutors.

The ideal candidate will:

Possess knowledge of non-profit fundraising or outreach activities; Post-secondary degree in communications, marketing, business, or related fields; Possess strong knowledge of social media and other basic marketing platforms.


Develop and execute strategies for recruiting adult learners and volunteers; develop a promotional campaign to increase community awareness; create content for the website and social media platforms; develop relationships in the community with other non-profit organizations and partners; develop a communication plan; other tasks deemed necessary as designated by the Executive Director.  

Required Skills and Qualities

Strong written skills in English; ability to work independently and with a team of professionals; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; proficient computer skills (including graphics and multimedia); French spoken and written is an asset

Location: Outaouais

Type of employment: Part time contract based on 16 hours a week from December 2020 to March 2021.

$18 -$20/hour based on experience and qualifications

DEADLINE: Please submit your resume to info@wqlc.org before December 01, 2020.

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