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

Current Employment

There are currently no open positions.


Volunteer Opportunities

There are currently no open positions.

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.

Request for Proposals

Building Condition Assessment


The Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute (DBDLI) is seeking proposals from engineering companies to conduct a building condition assessment on its recently acquired building at 5450 Cornwallis Street.

RFP – Building Condition Assessment
RFP – Building Condition Assessment Addendum #1