Francis Murchison                                                       Bilingual

5536 St-Denis, Montreal (Quebec) H2J 2M5

Tel.: (514) 279-8653




Ø      Team spirit

Ø      Adaptability

Ø      Capacity for synthesis

Ø      Autonomous

Ø      Resourceful

Ø      Organised




Bachelors’ degree in Linguistics (with honours)                                                  2001-2007

Concordia University, Montréal


EEC (Équivalence d’études collégiales)                                                                        1999

Toronto Waldorf School, Thornhill, Ontario


High school diploma                                                                               1994-1998

Toronto Waldorf School, Thornhill Ontario

Professional Experience


Childcare worker                                                                                          2007-currently

Pierre de Coubertin school, Montreal     


Ø          Facilitation in the educational process of a young Down’s syndrome boy;

Ø          Preparation of learning material;

Ø          Tech committee (installation and maintenance of computer and audio-visual equipment)


Stage Technician                                                                                              2005-2006

Self employed, Montreal


Ø          Installation and dismantling of stage equipment;

Ø          Warehouse equipment storage and maintenance.


Care worker                                                                                                                  2002-2003

Levitt group home, Montreal


Ø          Accompaniment of residents with intellectual handicap;;

Ø          Control of medication;

Ø          Daily reports and statistics.


Computer Technician                                                                                        1997

Computer Echelon, Toronto

Ø        Installation and maintenance of computer equipment and networks                                




Independent study, Panama                                                                                         2007

Academic linguistic research on the Kuna indigenous language.


Asociación San Juan : Canary Islands, Spain                                          . 2000-2001

Accompaniment of individuals with intellectual handicap.

Fondation Perceval St-Prex, Switzerland                                                     1999-2000
 Accompaniment of residents with intellectual handicap.


Social Activism


Descent of the Americas by bicycle                                                                             2003-2005

Independent journalism project covering 30 Pan-American social justice organizations.
Participation in the construction of




Mobility Bursary                                                                                            2007

Concordia University


Praxis Bursary                                                                                                2007

Office Québec-Amériques pour la jeunesse


Interests and hobbies


Bicycle touring, website construction, outdoors activities, literature, martial arts.

References available upon request