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12 Oct

Employment Opportunity – Contract

Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council seeks the expertise of a highly skilled Facilitator to work as an independent contractor for our Essential Skills for Atlantic Fisheries project. Anticipated start January 2019 for a 30 week duration. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position is primarily responsible for developing, coordinating, delivering and facilitating the classroom component of the Essential Skills in the Atlantic Fisheries project. The project goal is to strengthen the attachment of low-income individuals to the...

12 Sep

Essential Skills for the Atlantic Fisheries (ESAF) Update

Lead by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick (LCNB) in partnership with Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council (NLLLC), Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS), and the Prince Edward Island Literacy Alliance (PEILA) (with funding by ESDC) The Essential Skills for the Atlantic Fisheries (ESAF) project has been moving along quite nicely. Julia Dyke, project coordinator for the Newfoundland portion of the project has been meeting with and engaging community partners to establish a Community Advisory Group Group (CAG). This will be an advisory body...

12 Sep

Essential Skills for the Atlantic Fisheries Project (ESAF)

Bill Dennis, NLLLC Fisheries Representative; Margie Lewis, Executive Director NLLLC; Julia Dyke, Project Coordinator NLLLC attending the AAG meeting in Moncton NB in June 2018 NLLLC is pleased to announce the Essential Skills for the Atlantic Fisheries Project. This project, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), is a pan- Atlantic partnership with Literacy Coalition New Brunswick (LCNB), Literacy Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island Literacy Alliance (PEILA). This initiative is to address literacy and essential skills needs within...

25 May

NLLLC and Western Division Public Libraries Partner for Adult Literacy Programming

Corner Brook, NL – Western Division Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries and Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council (NLLLC) have partnered to offer a volunteer one-to-one literacy tutoring program to some western Newfoundland communities. “Such a partnership is a natural fit as both NLLLC and the Libraries have a common goal which is to meet the needs of adults who want help achieve their lifelong learning goals” says Margie Lewis, Executive Director of NLLLC.  Libraries are well positioned to bring a host...

08 May

Looking for a Summer Job?

LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB? We are hiring for our Summer Reading for Fun program in Corner Brook, St. Albans/Milltown, Marystown/Black Duck Cove, Clarenville, Trout River; Location in Labrador: Port Hope Simpson, Charlottetown, Pinsent’s Arm. Check out the job descriptions below and tag your friends/family who qualify for the Canada Summer Job program (see descriptions below) Title: Summer Reading for Fun Provincial Payroll Coordinator-Student Position Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. is looking for a payroll coordinator for its provincial Summer Reading for...

26 Apr

Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Debuts New vision and Visual Identity

For Release 20-Apr-18 For Release 20-Apr-18 Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Debuts New vision and Visual Identity CORNER BROOK-Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council (NLLLC) announces the launch of a new logo and visual identity signifying its evolution after 32 years of working to improve literacy skills in the province. Since 1986, the organization’s main focus has been to provide one-on-one literacy tutoring for adults through its councils and committees, but now, NLLLC has a new Vision/Mission. “The new modernized brand is a reflection of our...

07 Feb

WANL Reads Challenge

The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland & Labrador just recently announced a reading challenge called WANL Reads. This challenge is meant to encourage the public to read, while supporting Newfoundland & Labrador authors. WANL Reads Challenge guidelines are available at Each challenge participant will be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win one of three prize packs (filled with books, audio books, gift certificates, and swag) valued at $150, $250, and $350. Several of the books on the...

25 Jan

Remembering John Coombs

One of my proudest moments this past year was to be able to help present the Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council’s Student of the Year award to John Coombs and to celebrate his achievements in learning. I first met John 12 years ago when I started my position as Executive Director and he remained a dedicated Laubach learner for all of my time here at NLLLC. In spite of his learning difficulties and being ignored by the education system...

11 Jan

Read S’More Challenge

If you think camping out with a good book sounds like a great way to spend your time so do we! On January 27th go to our Read S’More event page and report your Family Literacy Day reading activity to enter our “Read S’More” Challenge. We will do a random draw from among the participants for a $100 gift card to your favourite bookstore to help you build your home library! Research shows that as little as fifteen minutes a day...

03 Nov

2018 Annual Awards

On Thursday, November 2nd, family and friends joined Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council members and volunteers to present the organization’s annual provincial awards. The success of the Newfoundland and Labrador Literacy Council Inc. is built upon the passion and commitment of invaluable and dedicated volunteers. The Susie Day Volunteer of the Year Award was created to recognize those who demonstrate outstanding service through participation in and leadership of Laubach programs. This year’s recipient of the Susie Day Volunteer of the...