PEIANC Employment Opportunity: EAL Tutor Program Coordinator

Deadline to apply: 30 August 2019


PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada is hiring a full-time English-as-an-Additional-Language Tutor Program Coordinator.

Job Title: EAL Tutor Program Coordinator

Hourly Wage and Work Hours: $22.91/hour – 37.5 hours/week

Starting Date: as soon as possible


The EAL Tutor Program Coordinator oversees the EAL Tutor Program, which recruits, trains, matches, and supports volunteer English tutors with newcomer English learners. The EAL Tutor Program Coordinator also collaborates with Community Engagement team members on integration programming such as Community Connections seasonal activities, Women’s Group or Men’s Group, seniors’ programming, and annual events. The EAL Tutor Program Coordinator reports to the Community Engagement Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

The EAL Tutor Program Coordinator:

  • Oversees EAL tutor-training sessions (planning, recruitment, scheduling, facilitation, follow-up) and online tutor training
  • In conjunction with Volunteer Coordinator, ensures that volunteers have completed appropriate screening
  • Matches trained EAL tutors with prospective learners (one-on-one and Conversation Circles)
  • Supports EAL tutors (resources, regular check-ins, mediates issues)
  • Obtains and responds to EAL client feedback (surveys, check-ins, assessments)
  • Obtains and responds to EAL tutor feedback
  • Maintains up-to-date records of tutor-learner matches
  • Assists Volunteer Coordinator with annual volunteer appreciation
  • Partners with public libraries and other community partners to support EAL Tutor Program
  • Plans and implements other Community Engagement programs and services, in consultation with team members and the CE Manager
  • Plans budget and tracks purchases for programming as determined by CE Manager
  • Completes monthly, quarterly and/or yearly reports as required
  • Completes iCare data entry as required for reporting
  • Participates in staff meetings, team meetings, and designated activities

Education and Training

  • University degree or college diploma or equivalent experience
  • Training and/or 2+ years experience programming in a cross-cultural context
  • Training and/or 1+ years experience working with volunteers
  • Valid driver's licence

Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector
  • Cross-cultural experience
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Experience with event organization
  • Experience collaborating with community organizations
  • Strong knowledge of the local community

Working Conditions

  • Most of the work is in an office environment.
  • The job involves some evening and/or weekend work.
  • The job involves travel to different parts of the province as needed.

How to Apply

Apply by email. Please send a cover letter and resume, by Friday, 30 August 2019 to:
Caitlyn (Office Administration) -

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.