Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
The PLLC is not recruiting for any staff positions at this time. Please check back regularly for future employment opportunities.
The PLLC is currently looking for at least one more member of the community to join our Board of Directors.
Members of the Board of Directors
The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is a not-for-profit organization providing individuals of the Central Plains region with opportunities to realize their literacy, educational, employment, and life goals through a positive and supportive environment. The affairs of the PLLC are governed by a Board of Directors.
Board members play a key role in setting the direction and priorities of the Centre—this is a great way to make a substantial contribution to the organization and the community.
The Board of Directors is the acknowledged final authority of PLLC. Its objectives are as follows: (1) To ensure that services provided are within the Objects of PLLC, Inc.; (2) To ensure that the highest possible standards of service are offered and available to the community at reasonable cost; (3) To ensure the financial health of PLLC, Inc.
All interested individuals should apply to be a member of the Board of Directors by filling out our online volunteer application form found below. If you prefer a paper copy or if you have any questions, please stop by our office at 110 Saskatchewan Ave. West, Portage la Prairie, or email [email protected]
Other Volunteer Opportunities:
Thank you for your interest in the Volunteer Program. As a volunteer, you may choose options that are most suitable to your personality and your schedule. We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to fill the following positions:
ESL Classroom Assistant is responsible for assisting the ESL Instructor in the teaching of English to newcomers in the classroom, as planned and directed by the ESL Instructor.
Language Buddy is responsible for assisting newcomers to Canada on a one-on-one and small group basis to help improve conversational English and gain confidence.
Settlement Support Buddy is responsible for providing assistance to newcomers to Canada on a wide range of settlement services and support.
Special Events Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Newcomers’ Welcome Centre staff for organizing and implementing special events in the community.
Career Mentor is responsible for providing the opportunity for internationally trained people to practice in their respective careers.
Community Tour Guide is responsible for assisting newcomers and their families that need to be familiarized with their new community and surroundings.
Literacy Classroom Support is responsible for assisting the instructor and students in the Literacy classroom during the day.
If you are interested in volunteering for us, please fill out and submit the application form below and we will follow up with you to discuss your interests and complete the following required documents:
- Volunteer Confidentiality Agreement
- Waiver of Claims & Release of Liability
- Child Abuse Registry Check
- Criminal Record Check