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Math and Literacy Tutor (12 positions available)


10 month contract (August 2023-May 2024)

Start Date

August 2023

Application Deadline

Ongoing until all positions are filled


Annual salary of $42,000- $45,000 (prorated for contract length) in addition to an annual northern allowance

Hours of Work

35 hours per week


Nunavik, QC (specific communities TBD)


Canada’s literacy divide widens daily because so many people lack adequate support. Solving systemic literacy challenges is key to advancing social equity and prosperity across our country. Literacy changes everything.

United for Literacy (formerly Frontier College) is a national charity that was founded in 1899. We believe literacy is a right, and that every place can be a learning place. Our vision is a Canada in which everyone has the literacy skills they need to achieve their goals at school, at work, and in life. Our mission is to provide local learning support programs that change lives.

The opportunity:
Looking for impactful and rewarding work with youth in Indigenous communities?

Become a tutor in one of the 14 Inuit communities of Northern Quebec!

In partnership with Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (Nunavik school board), we are seeking open, dedicated, and adaptable individuals to provide math and literacy support to high school students in Nunavik.

Tutors create their own schedule and adapt their approach and programming to each school and class, meeting the needs of the students through a combination of in-class and after-school tutoring. Tutors also organize and take part in extra-curricular activities alongside students to contribute to an inclusive school environment.

Supported by, and working in collaboration with the local personnel, tutors will work under the remote supervision of the United for Literacy Program Manager.

For more information about working and living in Nunavik, please consult this tutor guide:

Your main responsibilities and major duties

Skills, Attributes and Requirements Additional Assets Working with United for Literacy
Annual salary of $42,000- $45,000 (prorated for contract length) in addition to an annual northern allowance 

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Housing will be provided as well as all roundtrip travel costs and arrangements (from your location) at the start and end of contract.

You’ll also benefit from: Ready to join our team? Please email your resume and cover letter (optional) to:
Liliana Sitkowiecki, Program Manager
Subject Line: Application- Math and Literacy Tutor
No phone calls, please. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
For more information about United for Literacy visit

We welcome applications from individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code. We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation. We invite applicants to request accommodation, as required, throughout the application and hiring process.

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