The DBDLI is always looking for individuals who can bring a high degree of value to the organization. Please check the sections below to see any positions we are currently looking to fill.

Current Employment

Volunteer Opportunities

We’re looking for Volunteer Grant Writers

Are you a writer with a knack for proposal writing? The Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute (DBDLI) is looking for Volunteer Grant Writers, who can develop and write proposals to grant-giving foundations, government bodies, and other similar organizations.

Successfully obtaining grant support will help us to continue to develop and implement programs that directly impact learners and educators of African ancestry.

If you would like to hone your skills while helping us advance our mandate, contact us for additional details about this volunteer position. Please note “Volunteer Grant Writers” in the subject line.

Board of Directors Recruitment

The DBDLI is seeking highly skilled youth and adults to join our Board (Tyee)

Are you interested in improving the educational experiences for Nova Scotian learners of African ancestry?

Would you like to work with a dynamic team of African Nova Scotians who are passionate about Africentric education?

Are you able to volunteer to help ensure that learners of African descent are successful and that African Nova Scotian communities from across Nova Scotia have a voice?

If you answered YES, please download and complete our Board of Directors Application Package.

Board of Directors Application Package

About the DBDLI Board (Tyee)

The Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute (DBDLI) was created in response to the Black Learners Advisory Committee (BLAC) Report on Education. It is governed by a Tyee (Board) comprised of African Nova Scotian citizens who provide leadership governance for the Institute. The DBDLI has a mandate that encompasses learners of all ages and its Tyee has a board capacity of 12, of which two seats are designated for youth 19-30 years of age.

The DBDLI is committed to being a leading provincial and national centre of knowledge and research on Africentric theories and practices that improve educational outcomes, and inform policy about African Nova Scotian learners.